Justine Birungi, Josephine Adikini, and Peter Kimani

"these three individuals are not just contributing to L'Arche; they are weaving themselves into the fabric of Unama’ki - Cape Breton"

Introducing the dynamic trio of Peter Kimani from Kenya and sisters Justine Birungi and Josephine Adikini from Uganda, who embarked on a transformative journey to Unama’ki – Cape Breton. Their mission? To contribute to the vibrant community at L’Arche in Iron Mines, where they dedicate themselves to enhancing the quality of life for people of all abilities.

Justine, who arrived in 2022, has seamlessly blended into the Cape Breton way of life. Her ambition extends beyond her work at L’Arche; she envisions settling down, starting a family, and pursuing her primary goals on this magical island. In Justine’s own words, “Cape Breton has been so good to me; in just a year, I have achieved a lot, grown, and made new friends. I believe there’s more for me out here.”

Josephine, echoing the warm reception she received, expresses gratitude for the welcoming environment at L’Arche. The sense of belonging is palpable, and the community’s willingness to help has left a lasting impression. Her circle of friendship has expanded, and Cape Breton has become more than a workplace—it’s a place where connections flourish.

Peter, drawn to Cape Breton’s beautiful nature and the welcoming spirit of its people, describes the community as a big family. In his words, “I always meet people who greet me with a beautiful smile and are always willing to spare some minutes to get acquainted.”

Together, these three individuals are not just contributing to L’Arche; they are weaving themselves into the fabric of Unama’ki – Cape Breton’s community, forming connections, and finding a sense of home in this welcoming and picturesque corner of the world.

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