IT TAKES AN ENTIRE VILLAGE TO EDUCATE A CHILD

primary school

Primary school

The St. Placidus Primary School, with its more than 600 children, 400 of which live there permanently, is situated 6 Km from the Monastery. All religions are welcome. Watch videos #1 and #2

primary school

Secondary school

The St. Maurus Chemchemi Secondary School with its more than 1200 students is situated 66 Km from the Monastery. All religions are welcome

 

Technical school

Technical school

At the Monastery there is a small but efficient Government recognised training school with more than 60 students, which trains electricians and mechanics

 

Teacher training college

Teacher training college

This school prepares the teachers of tomorrow. This school, with some 150 students, is one of the Country’s centres of excellence. All the subjects offered at the Monastery’s schools are taught by teachers, including some monks and some lay teachers that receive ongoing, continuous training throughout their professional teaching careers

 

Monaci

MONK TRAINING CENTRE

The Monk training centre hosts and prepares prospective monks and priests via a training programme that covers cultural, spiritual, human and pastoral aspects. Watch the video.

 

Dispensario st. Camilius

ST. CAMILIUS DISPENSARY

The Monastery also houses a healthcare dispensary, a medical testing laboratory, labour wards and a birthing ward.

 

Farm

The Farm

On the land surrounding the Monastery we cultivate agricultural produce to feed our community and to help the needy.

 

Hospitality

Hospitality

At Mvimwa we offer hospitality to anyone who wants to come and visit us. We display charity and provide hospitality in accordance with St. Benedict’s rule RB 53. We serve our guests with simplicity, helpfulness and openness.

 

Adoptions

EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT

Support our children and youngsters. Please take part together with your company, your class or your family.

 

Holiday & wedding

HOLIDAYS AND WEDDINGS

The hospitality of a large family is a great way for you to enjoy a wonderful holiday or honeymoon. Watch the video.