Mrs ABAKUNZI Mugisha Jackline
Shyira Diocese Mothers Union President
Mothers Union is an organization of women within the Anglican Church of Rwanda with the main purpose of promoting family well being. The Mothers Union was founded by Mary Sumner from England in 1876.The activities of Mothers Union were introduced in Shyira Diocese in 1984 with 4263 members who increase every year. It aims at demonstrating the Christian faith in action by the transformation of communities worldwide through the nurture of the family in its many forms.
Shyira diocese in particular is made up of 9 Archdeaconries and 66 parishes. These 66 Parishes are all branches of Mothers Union, as of 1st January 2019 Mothers Union had a membership of over 3000 women and are among the most active groups in the Anglican Church of Rwanda. We work under five objectives which are also known as our core values, these are;
THE PURPOSE OF MOTHERS’ UNION
The PURPOSE of Mothers’ Union is to be especially concerned with all that strengthens and preserves marriage and Christian family life.
THE AIM OF MOTHERS’ UNION
The AIM is the advancement of the Christian religion in the sphere of marriage and family life.
We have a sewing workshop that works all week days at
Mother Union Workers Tailoring Group
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Canteen of Shyira Mothers’ Union started in 2019 in Muhabura Integrated Polytechnic Collage(M.I.PC) and i have opened it in Sonrise School.
MOTHERS’ UNION PRESIDENT-SHYIRA DIOCESE”
There was an Assignment Regarding Mothers Unions Core Values and Aims.They Started the Practice in December /2018 until November/2019, Basing on the 5th Core Value of Mothers Union .
1.Gasebeya Parish /Gasebeya Archdeaconry Scored 85.5/100
2.Musebeya Parish/Moma Archdeaconry Scored 84.9/100
3.Cathedral Archdeaconry Scored 84/100
4.Bushoka Parish /Jomba Archdeaconry Scored 82.1/100
5.Nyakinama Parish /Nyamutera Archdeaconry Scored 82.1/100
6.Nyabizi Parish /Murambo Archdeaconry Scored 81.4/100
7.Rugendabari Parish/Rugendabari Archdeaconry Scored 78.1/100
8.Rukoro Parish /Gitare Archdeaconry Scored 76.7/100
9.Gihora Parish /Mukamira Archdeaconry