Communities in the Ivory Coast, Africa
In the African Province, the Daughters of Jesus are present in four countries:
Cameroon, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the Ivory Coast and in Tchad.
We have two communities in the Ivory Coast: Daoukro and Brobo
Daoukro,between Bouaké and Abengourou, about 280 kilometres from Abidjan, which a population of 35000 inhabitants including quite a number of High Schools.
Sisters Hortense, Amandine,
a mother and her baby,
Marie-Thérèse, Sr. St Paul.
We work in the parish, each one has her own responsibility:
a nurse at the Maternal and Children Protection Centre
in the Youth and Vocational Ministry, and also in Caritas.
Sister Irene, a pre-school teacher, works at a Kindergarten* opened in October 2012,
she is also the Delegate of the Ivory Coast Sector to the African Provincial Council.
Sister Marie-Thérèse, is an animator of young students, and works at the Documentation and Internet Centre.
She is responsible of the Literacy Centre for people of all ages, of all ethnic origins.
She is the link of the “Lilianne’s Foundation”* for handicapped children.
Sister Saint Paul, is the coordinator of Catechism, and with Irène, they founded the “Missionary Childhood Organization” in a new part of town.
Sister Estelle, Student at the INFS in Abdijan,
is studying to obtain a diploma as a teacher for children with learning difficulties.
Sister Hortense, a young profess, is a full time student.
And like elsewhere, we all share the house chores.
*Kindergarten: see the article “Something new in Daoukro since October 15th”
*The Lilianne’s Foundation: A Dutch foundation for families needing surgeries and also for handicapped children needing re-education. It is meant to take care of the finances and also the accompaniment of children and families.
Brobo , 25 kms from Bouaké, 380 from Abidjan and 120 from DAOUKRO: a village of some 5000 inhabitants
We have been there since 1983, well inserted in the life of the parish.
Welcoming and listening in the community, visits to families, take up quite a lot of our time but apart from that ….
now in her 41st year in the Ivory Coast,
works in the human formation of village women (by teaching dressmaking)
primary school teacher in the Catholic village school.
Sisters Adeline and Pauline,
coordinators of « Mother of Mercy »* Helped by Sr Rosylene and several youth workers.
“Mother of Mercy”
a structure created by the Congregation:
to help in recognizing the dignity of every human being,
to help the handicapped child to progress and his or her family
to take the child into account.
See the pamphlet “Mother of Mercy”.
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