Face of communities

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.

01 Daoukro carte

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.

We have been present in this locality since 1967. There are six Sisters working there: Estelle, Irène, Amandine, Marie-Thérèse, Saint Paul and Hortense.02 Daoukro groupe


Sisters Hortense, Amandine,

a mother and her baby,

Marie-Thérèse, Sr. St Paul.

We work in the parish, each one has her own responsibility:



Sister Armandine,

03 Daoukro Irène

a nurse at the Maternal and Children Protection Centre

in the Youth and Vocational Ministry, and also in Caritas.

04 Daoukro Dorval protection

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.


05Daoukro Marie Thérèse

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.

06 Daoukro Estelle et handicapée


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 ….

Sister Rosylene,07 Daoukro Roseline et handicapée

now in her 41st year in the Ivory Coast,

works in the human formation of village women (by teaching dressmaking)

08 Hélène


Sister Hélèna,


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”

10 Daoukro jeunes


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”.





01 Daoukro carte




02 Daoukro groupe









03 Daoukro Irène

04 Daoukro Dorval protection


05Daoukro Marie Thérèse


06 Daoukro Estelle et handicapée




07 Daoukro Roseline et handicapée



08 Hélène







10 Daoukro jeunes

03 Daoukro Irène


Un peu


notre famille



Inscrivez-vous si vous désirez recevoir la lettre d’information de la Congrégation

Nous n’envoyons pas de messages indésirables ! Lisez notre politique de confidentialité pour plus d’informations.