Xai-Xai, Mozambique

Located in the southern region of Mozambique, Xai-Xai sits on the Indian Ocean coastline within the province of Gaza. A growing community, the city of Xai-Xai has been working to rebuild itself over the past two decades after they were hit with a devastating flood in 2000. Travelers to Xai-Xai see one main road that stretches the length of the city. Many old brick buildings in need of repair can be seen amongst new businesses, restaurants and government offices being built. The old and the new co-exist in a community that is currently home to over 100,000 people. Xai-Xai is subdivided into several zones, or subdivisions, where bamboo huts are the most common type of home. Xai-Xai is a very young community with almost fifty percent of their population being under the age of 18.

Patrice Campus

Celebration Church’s Patrice campus is set off the main dirt road that goes through this community of sandy hills and tropical trees. Patrice Lumumba is one of the poorer communities of Xai-Xai. Over 95% of the peopl...

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Tembene Campus

Celebration Church’s Xai-Xai campus rests atop one of the many hills in Tembene, a developing community of Xai-Xai where there are many large, sandy hills decorated with coconut, mango, and other tropical types of tr...

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