Togo

  • Surrounding countries: West Africa surrounded by Ghana, Benin and Burkina
  • Capital: Lomé
  • Main cities: kara, Kpalimé, Sokode
  • Official Languages: French
  • Regional languages: EWE- Kabiye
  • Religions: 47% Christians – 35.6% Traditional faiths- 18%Islam
  • Country Area: 56,785 km2
  • Population: 8.27 million in Mid 2020

 

  • 1st mission: 2013
  • Number of missionaries: 2 Members
  • Objectives: Gather the baptized congregation served by Fr.John Ramzy the priest who was in charge of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Ivory Coast since 1999.
  • 1st medical mission: 2014 for Medical consults
  • Now, we have:
    – Church: Finalizing the construction
    – Resident: 2 Residents
    – Team fully dedicated to make any needed preparations for the service

 

  • Number of missions: 15 Missions
  • Location (Cities & places) of the service : Lomé
  • Spiritual activities in the country:
    – Holy Liturgies
    – Bible Study
    – Sunday School
    – Spiritual Meeting
    – Servants Preparation

 

  • Number of missions: 7 Missions
  • Location (Cities & places) of the service:
    – Lomé (SOS – Civil Prison – Cacaveli medical center – CHU Sylvanus Olympio Hospital – Jean Paul II medical center – Dispensary of Trinity – Dispensary les petites Soeurs – Our chuch in Cacaveli – Kbepota)
    – Kpalime (Missionaries of Charity – CHP Kpalime)
    – Kara (CHU)
  • We had 15 missions to Togo, 6 of them were medical+ Spiritual services, where our servant doctors served in the following specialties:
    • Surgery
    • Pediatric
    • General medicine
    • Dentist
    • Ophthalmology
    • Gynecology
    • Ortho
    • Derma
  • We provided the following services to locals:
    • Consultations
    • Health Awareness
    • Medical education
    • Surgeries
  • The outcome of these Medical Missions:
    • Many Goiter / Cataract / Hernia successful surgeries
    • Health awareness session for HIV
    • Train on the new techniques for Anasthesia

 

  • We had 15 missions to Togo, 3 of them included Education services.
  • The 3 missions had the following education activities:

-3 ICDL (computer) Education

-Nutritional and hygiene awareness

  • The outcome of these missions was as follows:
    – 30 young girls and 40 children (10-13 years) learned how to use a computer, windows basics, basics in Word and Excel.
    – They also learned to create a word document and tables in Excel.
    – Children learned how to take care of their hygiene and basics of good nutrition

 

  • Small Project for single mother to sell Textures – Foods (The Church help to buy the Raw material of these Women)
  • Supply a refrigerator to open a small cafeteria
  • Supply the needed material for young girls to do some hand accessories and sell it