Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ
location_on United States
Member since 3 years
Specialises In (based on submitted proposals)
My name is Sister Nkechi Iwuoha. I am originally from Nigeria and belong to a Catholic religious order of Nuns known as the Poor handmaids of Jesus Christ. I hold a Masters degree in Social Education from the University of Manchester, UK. As a Social worker, I am presently working as a Case Manager for homeless women and children in Gary, Indiana. I have a passion for social justice and have worked at different capacities in various countries. In Nigeria I worked with street children/ juveniles in conflict with the law, in Ethiopia as a Gender Advisor for Ireland Development Aid, in Duisburg, Germany with Solwodi (Solidarity with women in Distress); worked with trafficked Eastern European, Asian and African women, and also interned with Caritas homeless men’s program in Frankfurt. In 2014, I graduated with a second Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal/Pre-law Studies in preparation for my current studies as a PhD student in criminal justice at Walden University.
I am looking forward to sharing an experiential insight into the suffering of Nigerian women and girls trafficked against their will to different parts of Europe especially Italy and Germany.