Having served in Togo in the past, I was taken by surprise to see how animistic/fetish worship is still very common and popular even 15 years later.
Agbeko and I went to meet 2 visually impaired people in Mission Tové area to invite them to the Village of Light. One is a little girl and the other a young man. On the dirt road on the way to our destination, we saw village idols placed to protect the different families or villages.
Yao is a young man that went blind over a year ago at 16 years of age. He has been living shut up in a room in isolation due to his blindness. We weren’t sure why, but wondered if it was a shameful thing for the family that he became blind. Continue reading Spirit Worship is still popular in Togo