From the 6th to 9th September 2022, the international secretariat made mission in Guinea-Conakry.
Visits made were to;
- Father Alphonse HONOMOU Priest of the Parish of Beyla, which houses an active core team of the diocese. He was happy for the visit and showered blessings for a good mission. The International Treasurer received a visit from the members of the Beyla base team, moments which made it possible to understand and discuss around the concerns of young people in the locality, which are in particular employment and vocational training.
- Father François Xavier LOUA in the parish of Gouèkè, both National Chaplain of YCW Guinea-Conakry and Regional Chaplain of West Africa. Discussions focused on the support of YCW Guinea and the prospects for reviving the movement in the capital Conakry.
The day of September 09 consisted in training with the participants gathered at the Cathedral of Nzerekore. After discussing the history, missions and objectives of the YCW, a point of honor was made at the Review of Life, a theme which, moreover, gave rise to many exchanges, especially on the concrete aspect that the actions in the “Act” part. National leaders had also expressed the need to be informed about fundraising way at the local level. For what is important, young people can hold projects without having sources of financing. They enjoyed the session with great hope. They also expressed the idea that ICYCW could help them with partnerships.