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  • NEEW MInistry Update Summer 2020

    Meager Beginnings

    September 21, 2020 | Ba-Lyaka

    My name is Pastor Jahi* and I live in Nakikarfi. I have been a servant of God for several years. I have attended several trainings through seminars, but I have been through two training courses that opened my eyes so that I could work more effectively. The training given in June 2018 gave me new … Read more

  • NEEW July August 2020 Update 2

    A Balm in Weakness

    August 28, 2020 | Ba-Lyaka

    In Niger, the pandemic has affected large numbers of people, especially the elderly, widows, orphans, and pastors. It is in this context that Ba-Iyaka is committed to help alleviate the sufferings of some of the most vulnerable people by distributing basic goods such as cereals and soap. Here are testimonies from 3 beneficiaries: Reverend Amir* … Read more

  • Blessed by Goats and Thankful

    June 9, 2020 | Ba-Lyaka

    Since gaining freedom from France in 1960, Niger’s 19 million people have suffered through many coups and military regimes. The instability has stalled economic growth and development, leaving the majority of the population desperately poor. The average life expectancy is under 55 years.  One way that Ministry Partner Ba-lyaka seeks to soften hearts and in … Read more

  • NEEW May June 2020 update

    You Supported, We Visited, God Moved.

    March 15, 2020 | Ba-Lyaka

    Pastor J, who is working among them, was once directly supported by our ministry. Then, we helped him develop an Income Generating Project to allow him to become independent. When we visited him, he shared: “With the amount of money you gave me, I bought two goats: one male and one female. Fortunately, the female … Read more

  • Goat Herd

    Hawa Gives Back

    September 28, 2019 | Ba-Lyaka

    Hawa* is a 35-year-old woman who lives in the village of Gulbawa, in the center of Niger. She is a beneficiary of a goat bank project supported by our amazing donors.     Hawa shares: “This project is a real blessing and opportunity. I was part of the very first distribution a few months ago. Raising … Read more

  • Ba Lyaka

    Micro-Loan Update

    April 8, 2019 | Ba-Lyaka

      Last September, we benefited from a training on Micro-loans led by Partners International. Since then Ba-Lyaka’s program has grown by three new saving groups for women. Amina*, a leader of one group shares: I have completed the Microbusiness and savings groups training and now I’m coordinating the women’s saving group. In the past few … Read more

  • Baptism

    Discipleship Training Bears Fruit

    December 31, 2018 | Ba-Lyaka

    I am Adebowale*, a pastor living and serving the Lord Jesus in Northern Niger. I attended the Discipleship Making Movement training last July, sponsored by Partners International, and it radically changed the way I work and disciple. Before the event, my wife and I were doing a lot of evangelism, but we were not experiencing … Read more

  • Gospel Spreads through Medical Outreach

    Gospel Spreads through Medical Clinic

    October 6, 2018 | Ba-Lyaka

    My name is Daniel, and I am a servant of the Lord in West Africa. Two years ago, I shared about my activities in this part of the world with the support of the Ba-Iyaka ministry. When I first started serving here, I was directly supported financially, and it allowed me to work in the … Read more

  • NEEW July August 2018 Update Overcoming Personal Doubts to Plant a Church

    Overcoming Personal Doubts to Plant a Church

    July 26, 2018 | Ba-Lyaka

    A church planter in the Niger countryside, Abdulay, attended a disciple making training for the first time two months ago. During the event, we had the chance to talk to him and learn about his the work he has been doing on the field. During our discussions, Abdulay expressed concerns about his own limitations, as … Read more

  • NEEW June 2018 Update A Courageous Worker in Dangerous Places

    A Courageous Worker in Dangerous Places

    June 22, 2018 | Ba-Lyaka

    Isaac* is a 35 years old church planter who partners with our ministry. He is married and a father of one boy, and is known for his zeal to reach the unreached people in his country. Isaac* shares with us about his work, his perspectives, and he requests your prayers. He says: “I want to … Read more