The First Missionaries’ Work in Africa Ivory Coast Case Study Section Articles


Benjamin Yavo, OFM


All Christians are missionaries. However, some people dedicate themselves especially for missionary activities. And through their laborious work, the Gospel reached many parts of the world. Ivory Coast, country situated in West Africa, knew Christianity through missionary work. After many trials, the first missionaries succeeded to put a strong foundation to Christianity into this country. This article will try to elaborate on the strengths and weaknesses of the first missionaries in Ivory Coast and the lessons to take from it. To do so, three parts will constitute the article. First, a brief story of the beginning of mission in this country will be given. After that, from that story the strengths and weaknesses of the missionaries will be exposed. Lastly, the lessons from it will follow.


How to Cite
Yavo, B. (2019). The First Missionaries’ Work in Africa. DARE : Holy Trinity College Journal, (11), 103-110. Retrieved from