The Chemin Neuf Community is based in Bujumbura the country’s capital. The Community most notably serves the Saint John the Baptist Church at Gihosha.

At Bujumbura

  • Mission of educational support for the pupils of the area ;
  • Mission running games and education (French lessons, times of play and games) at the orphanage of Mercy: around fifty children live there each year ;
  • We provide a presence amongst the children of the Missionary Sisters of Charity’s orphanage (Mother Teresa’s Sisters) (distribution of food to homeless people, keeping the young people entertained at the dispensary, medical care and distribution of medicines) ;
  • Mission related to work with the earth: vegetable garden (Aubergines, tomatoes), growing peanuts, putting compost down.