Br. Benedykt Pączka OFM Cap was born on January 9, 1977 in Rzeszów. In 1996, soon after graduating, he joined the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin Province of Krakow. He com-pleted graduate studies in philosophy and theology in Krakow. In 2003 he was ordained as a priest. Organizer of Youth Meeting in Wołczyn. He participated in 7 musical produc-tions, which resulted in CD’s. He was the manager of two musical groups organizing con-certs in Poland, minister of families, aid organizer to Africa, where he was five times. In 2008 he made a trip with the Polish television to Africa, where he helped in the produc-tion of 3 episodes of the series "Crazies of God."
Since 2013 he has been residing as a missionary in the Central African Republic. He lives in the town of Bouar, where he works as Director of the Diocesan Radio Siriri. He is re-sponsible for the implementation of projects in the CAR. He believes that only education can change Africa – that is why he is building a music school in the CAR.
CHILDREN OF AFRICA Foundation was established on 15 April 2009 and is the result of the visit of its founders in Africa at the turn of January and February 2009.
The Foundation was entered on the National Court Register on 10 June 2009 under the number KRS 0000331212 and in accordance with the statute it operates for the benefit of poor people in Africa and other Third World countries.
The Foundation has had the status of a public benefit organization since 2011.
NIP: 524-26-80-254 REGON: 141903490
The Foundation implements the Millennium Development Goals set by the United Nations such as:
Composer: Marcin Gumiela
Fundacja DZIECI AFRYKI
al. Zjednoczenia 13, 01-829 Warszawa
Account number: 40 2490 0005 0000 4600 6080 2410
Title: SA1 Donation for Music School
PL 34 2490 0005 0000 4600 1271 7096 (USD)
PL 18 2490 0005 0000 4600 7757 3039 (EUR)