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To mark the Season of Creation 2023, we the Sisters of Our Lady of Apostles (OLA) have partnered with the Society of African Missions (SMA), to launch the first season of the podcast, Witnessing Climate Impact in Africa.”  In this series we share the powerful narratives of missionary sisters and brothers who live and work in Africa and are witness to on the frontlines of climate impact.

The podcast is available on Spotify, Amazon Music and Audible

Season 1: Witnessing Climate Change in Africa

Episode 1 – Sr Cynthia Nwadike OLA (Botswana)

Sr Cynthia Nwadike OLA, living and working in Botswana, speaks to John McGeady, Justice Officer for the Sisters of Our Lady of Apostles and Gerry Forde, Justice Officer for the Society of African Missions. Her first hand account of the impact of climate change in Botswana and in the communities in which she serves are unexpected and startling.


Episode 2 – Fr Ignatius Malwa SMA (Zambia)

This week on our podcast, we speak with Fr Ignatius, who offers a unique perspective on the changing seasons in Zambia. Join us as Fr Ignatius discusses how these shifts in temperature are not just about weather.

He delves into the concerning rise in out-of-season droughts, the impact on regional food supply and farming practices, and how these changes are affecting food security. We’ll also explore the ripple effects on healthcare and infrastructure.


Tune in for an enlightening conversation that goes beyond the weather and into the heart of environmental justice.