The Missionvale Township

Located on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Missionvale is a township of an estimated 100,000 people. Like much of the African continent, Missionvale has been ravaged by disease, unemployment and malnutrition. The HIV/Aids virus is affecting 70% of its population, including children. Almost 75% of the adult population of Missionvale is unemployed.

Yet, amidst the apparent hopelessness, the amazing story of Sr. Ethel Normoyle and her team of Care workers brings a glimmer of hope and comfort to the inhabitants of this shantytown

Charity Run and Table Quiz

Missionvale Fundraiser in association with Ennis Town Football Club. 5k run/walk will take place on Sunday 30th of November in Lees Road, Ennis at 12.30. For more information contact Sean Moran - or 087 9678177.

Pub Quiz Wednesday the 3rd of December in Lucas bar, Ennis. Tables of 4 are €20 each. Quiz kicks off [...]

Sad News

Last week a beautiful person and a supporter of Missionvale passed away. Bianca Harper won Miss Port Elizabeth in 2010. As part of her duties as Miss PE she choose Missionvale to be her charity of choice. Bianca was involved in a head on collision and passed away the following day, she had married Anver Agherdien [...]