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Prudentiana Kirungo Mushumbusi


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Sister Prudentiana Kirungo Mushumbusi, STLFWM, is deputy superior general of the Congregation of St. Therese of the Child Jesus in Bukoba, Tanzania, where she also works with secondary and college students discerning to join religious life. As a missionary in Burundi, she worked with individuals affected by the genocidal war and established an orphanage for children that lost parents due to the war. Previously, Sr. Mushumbusi worked as a midwife and an administrator for a parish where she established entrepreneurship programs for women and taught them income-generating activities. Additionally, she has extensive experience with resource mobilization and helped initiate the Divine Mercy Girls Seminary and the Kashozi Vocational Training Center—two institutions empowering women and girls. She holds a M.A. in religious studies and a B.A. in pastoral studies. Sr. Mushubusi is part of the inaugural cohort of the Women in Faith Leadership Fellowship.

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