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Cameroon: Bamenda Sisters Come to Aid of Refugees in Nigeria

I am a Tertiary Sister of Saint Francis, or TSSF, and in February 2019, I received the blessing from my provincial superior, Sr. Roberta Feh, to contribute my energy and skills to respond to the needs of this “new” mission in our province. In fact, the Conference of Religious of the Ecclesiastical Province of Bamenda, or CREPB, had launched the call for volunteers to assist in the refugee communities in Nigeria, and I opted to do that.

Since the beginning of this mission by CREPB, 21 religious from Cameroon have taken turns volunteering in these communities, but for the past six months, just two religious sisters have been there. We work with 25 communities in Taraba State; 17 in Cross River State; three in Akwa Ibom State; and one in Benue State. These settlements host more than 35,000 displaced women, men and children from the invaded Anglophone Cameroon.

Source: Global Sisters Report

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