Umoja - Swahili for Unity or Togetherness

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Church and Community Mobilisation, otherwise known as ‘Umoja’ (Swahili for 'Togetherness') is a dynamic way of helping local churches to work together with their community in addressing needs using their own resources. It has brought remarkable transformation to local churches and their communities around the world.

The above is the introduction to Umoja found on the Tear Fund website - find out more here. It is practiced with great effect in the Diocese of Exeter's link diocese of Thika in Kenya and has much to teach us all. Read alongside the ABCD approach.


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