Guinea’s mineral wealth makes it potentially one of Africa’s richest countries, but its people are among the poorest in West Africa. Experiments with socialism and a two-year rule by junta have taken a toll on the people of Guinea. The 2010 election ushered in civilian rule but led to violent ethnic clashes as well. In … Read more

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Guinea’s mineral wealth makes it potentially one of Africa’s richest countries, but its people are among the poorest in West Africa. Experiments with socialism and a two-year rule by junta have taken a toll on the people of Guinea. The 2010 election ushered in civilian rule but led to violent ethnic clashes as well. In addition, hundreds of thousands of refugees from Liberia and Sierra Leone have strained Guinea’s struggling economy. The Evangelical Fountain of Grace (EFG) was born when a pastor (Etienne Leno), a missionary, an economic operator and a young entrepreneur saw the economic plight of the faithful believers in their church. These four Christian men set up a small micro-credit fund to help women and girls develop small, income-generating enterprises. This fund has improved the economy of many women and connected them to the church. This success then prompted them to create a non-government organization to diversify their activities, improve social conditions, promote evangelism and establish churches. Partners International began partnering with Evangelical Fountain of Grace during the Ebola crisis in 2015.

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Guinea’s mineral wealth makes it potentially one of Africa’s richest countries, but its people are among the poorest in West Africa. Experiments with socialism and a two-year rule by junta have taken a toll on the people of Guinea. The 2010 election ushered in civilian rule but led to violent ethnic clashes as well. In addition, hundreds of thousands of refugees from Liberia and Sierra Leone have strained Guinea’s struggling economy.
The Power of a Single Friendship

The Power of a Single Friend

December 20, 2018

Ali* is a Muslim man in his mid-forties who works professionally as a driver. When we sat down to talk with him, he told us: “I used to be a…

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Free From an Evil Spirit

Free From an Evil Spirit

October 12, 2018

Ali* is a forty-five year old Muslim man who works as a driver. He tells us, “I was a witch. The whole time I was married to my wife, I was…

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GNEF July August 2018 Update Three Years Worth of Benefits from a Training1

Three Years’ Worth of Benefits from a Training

July 18, 2018

Rafael, A trainee from a recent discipleship training event in Guinea shares what he experienced there, and what he took away from it: “I am a trader by profession, running…

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Reconciliation of a Broken Family

June 26, 2018

During our recent trip to Guinea, we had the chance to meet with Suzane, who became a recipient of one of our microloans after her husband left her. They had…

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GNEF April 2018 Update Successful Disciple Making Movement Trainings

Successful Disciple Making Movement Trainings

June 4, 2018

Raphael*, a trader who attended our recent Disciple Making Movement training, had this to say about it: My name is Raphael*, and I am a trader by profession, running an…

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GNEF May 2018 Update Micro Loan Kick Starts Woman’s Small Business

Micro-Loan Kick Starts Woman’s Small Business

May 24, 2018

M* is a housewife who lives in the outskirts of the capital city. Born an artist, she has been longing to express her talents in a way that would also…

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Ministering to Children

Partners International knows that children are the hope for the nations and the future of the Church. Therefore, we come alongside nearly 60 ministry partners in their efforts to minister to and reach children and youth for Christ.

  • educational sponsorships
  • youth camps
  • school building construction
  • outreach to children living in the slums and streets
  • drug and alcohol rehabilitation among youth
  • care for youth in HIV/AIDS-affected families
  • disability therapy
  • discipleship and mentoring

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Empowering Women

Despite today’s increasing development, technology, and forward thinking, women continue to be viewed as second-class citizens in many parts of the world. They are mistreated, oppressed, abused and devalued. We partner with indigenous ministries to create programs that provide education, counseling, training and income-generating vocations for women.

Partners International seeks to show women their innate value in Christ and bring dignity and purpose in situations of shame and despair. We understand the importance of women in God’s plan for His Kingdom. Will you join us in our ministry to women?

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“The situation in Nepal has worsened due to lack of petrol/diesel. All food items have become very expensive. There are very few vehicles on the road because of lack of gas. Petrol from China is expected but is not a long-term solution as the roads are very damaged. People are suffering now. We pray things will improve soon.” – Prem James, Area Director for South Asia

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