The meeting started with a prayer by Sr. Grace Njau.
The Zoom host (Sr. Grace Njau) welcomed the members to the meeting and thanked them for finding time to attend the meeting.
As has been the culture for the APWG meetings, the members presented a proverb each explaining its meaning and application in African settings.
We should not associate with bad people otherwise we may end up becoming like them.
Min.1.8.2020 New Location of APWG Library
Sr. Grace Njau updated the members about the relocation of the African Proverbs Working Group Library. The African Proverbs books and booklets have been moved to the Precious Blood Amani School, Kawangware.
Min. 2.8.2020 2021 Calendar
Elias Bushiri is working on the 2021 calendar. However, he had not been communicating about the progress and members suggested that he might have been experiencing problems with the internet. Members would contact him after the meeting to find out how far he had reached with the calendar.
Min. 3.8.2020 African Proverb of the Month
Fr. Healey shared the proverb of the month. He took the members through the correct format of presenting the proverbs of the month. Six (6) proverbs of the month were ready. The group needed to find six more proverbs with the theme “celebrating diversity.”
Sr. Grace was working on the proverb of the month for December, 2020 from Karanga. She would make a good choice for the proverb with the theme of celebrating diversity. The proverb of the month for January, 2020 would come from the Zigula of Tanzania from a project that had been undertaken by Joseph Kai.
Min. 4.8.2020 Registration of African Proverbs Working Group.
Registration of African Proverbs Working Group was in progress. Margaret (Treasurer) had already done a name search and the name (Afriprov Working Group CBO) had been reserved. She had not been able to attend the Zoom meeting and therefore members agreed to await updates from her on the progress of the registration.
Min. 5.8.2020 Any other business
There being no other business the meeting ended 12:21 PM.