“She is in our History”

On Monday, August 1, 2022, His grace Bishop Salesius Mugambi lead a mass in preparation for the beatification of Maria Carola Cecchin, a Cottolengo missionary sister who worked in Kenya at the early years of evangelisation. The event which was held at St. Michael...

Jubilee Celebrations

Jubilee in Kenya with the Major SuperiorsThe whole Little House in the world is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the return of the Cottolengo Family to Africa, starting from March 11, 1972.The theme of the celebrations held in Kenya from 11 to 15 March 2022 is "In...

The Beatification will be in Meru, Kenya

The announcement of Beatification of Sr Maria Carola the Eve of the Jubilee for the 50th anniversary of the Cottolengo presence in Kenya The Superior General of the Sisters of Cottolengo, Mother Elda Pezzuto, together with the Father General of the Little House,...

Cottolengo missionary experience in Africa

  Cottolengo missionary experience in Africa has deep roots in time, a seed planted way back in 1903 by the first Cottolengo Sisters who in collaboration with the Consolata Missionary Institute enthusiastically evangelized Kenya. The Cottolengo sisters interupted...
Solver Jubilee Celebration

Golden Jubilee Celebration

The Cottolengo Sisters' presence began in 1972, with a group of 5 sisters who received from the hands of the consolatine Sisters the “torch” of service to children suffering from polio. The "mission" of the Center is to take care of all poor and abandoned people,...

Sunday, January 30 the celebration was presided over by Mgr. Mugambi

The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph Benedict Cottolengo is pleased to announce that on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at 10.30 am (local time in East Africa) at the parish of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus in Tuuru in Kenya (diocese of Meru) two sisters of...
profession

Saturday 29 January in the parish of Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus

Saturday 29 January at 10.30 am (local time in East Africa - 7.30 am Italian time) at the parish of Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus in Tuuru in Kenya (diocese of Meru) a sister of contemplative life and 6 sisters of apostolic life.
The Venerable Servant of God Maria Carola Cecchin

The miracle attributed to the Venerable Sister Maria Carola Cecchin has been recognized

The announcement on 13 December, 2021 - She will be blessedOn Monday 13 December 2021, during the Audience granted to His Eminence Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Francis authorized the same Congregation to...
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Our Aspirations and Identity

To make our daily life the place of realisation of the evangelical promise: “Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness and all these things will be given you besides”. (Mt. 6: 33 – 34)

Our Vision

To build a world where the dignity of our brethren most in need is upheld and promoted

Our Mission

In the example of St. Joseph Cottolengo, and moved by the love of Christ, we are attentive to the signs of time in order to bear witness to the love of God the Provident Father in the world through unceasing praise to God and loving service to our brethren most in need.

Our Mandate

To make our daily life the place of realisation of the evangelical promise: “Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness and all these things will be given you besides”. (Mt. 6: 33 – 34)

Our Motto

 

Caritas Christi urget nos! (2 Cor 5:14)

Christ’s Love Overwhelms Us (2 Cor 5:14)

Our Work

We work in education, social works, healthy centres, children’s home and pastoral.

Supported Children

Supported Education

Helped the Sick

Supported Pastoral

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We welcome all the benefactors who wish to assist us in any kind according to their capabilities.

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We welcome volunteers from all parts of the world. If you wish to be one of our volunteers, we request you to send us your details before for better arrangement. We work in education, social works, and healthy centres, children’s home and pastoral.

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St. Joseph Benedict Cottolengo founded the Little House of Divine Providence in order to take care of many poor, sick and needy people who were welcomed in.

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To our valued partners, we thank you for standing with us, receive our sincere gratitude.

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Location and Contact information

Address

P.O Box 24391-00502

Karen, Nairobi

Phone

+254713695865

Email

cottolengocaritas@gmail.com

Become a Volunteer

We welcome volunteers from all parts of the world. If you wish to be one of our volunteers, we request you to send us your details before for better arrangement. We work in education, social works, and healthy centres, children’s home and pastoral.