Marcelline Manga is a journalist and Cameroonian sister of Oeuvre de Saint Paul, (the Work of Saint Paul) of Fribourg, Switzerland. She has worked for 10 years for the communication service in the Archdiocese of Yaounde, Cameroon, and has written for the diocesan newspaper, Horizon. She also broadcasts documentaries for Cameroon national television station CRTV and Sunday Catholic shows on CRTV-Radio.

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Congregations in Cameroon are a faithful, effective presence

We are far from achieving the original Catholic mission in Cameroon, which was to encourage religious congregations to open enough schools and clinics to serve the needs of indigenous peoples. But the expansion strategy for social change and sustained development, nurtured by women religious in Cameroon, is an essential tool to reach the vulnerable segment of the population.