Our partners in West Africa are church-planting ministries focused on sharing Christ with Muslims and unreached tribal groups including the Dagomba, Ligby, Tuareg, and Wolof. We also support holistic projects that address the tremendous humanitarian needs in the region and demonstrate the love of God. While we assist a variety of projects, we also believe that developing the core of the Church—its leaders—and helping ministries increase their own income-generating capacity are essential to the health of the West African Church in the future.

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Our partners in West Africa are church-planting ministries focused on sharing Christ with Muslims and unreached tribal groups including the Dagomba, Ligby, Tuareg, and Wolof. We also support holistic projects that address the tremendous humanitarian needs in the region and demonstrate the love of God. While we assist a variety of projects, we also believe that developing the core of the Church—its leaders—and helping ministries increase their own income-generating capacity are essential to the health of the West African Church in the future.

An area known for political instability and economic insecurity, West Africa is home to 147 million people, nearly 60 percent of whom are Muslim. The 11 nations that make up the region include some of the poorest countries in the world. They rate near the bottom of the United Nations’ Human Development Index for life expectancy, economic development, and education. Only Chad, Ghana, and Ivory Coast have a significant percentage of indigenous Christians. Primarily Islamic, Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, and Senegal are less than one percent evangelical. Islam in these nations is different from Islam elsewhere. It is made up of brotherhoods where social and familial relationships are extremely important, making conversion to Christianity especially difficult. West Africa’s southern edge is the frontline along which Islam is advancing into sub-Saharan Africa. We invite you to invest in our work in West Africa—an area of great need and opportunity and where the future of Christianity in Africa will be decided.

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Sharing the Gospel through Social Media

June 15, 2021

Daniel, our missionary to the Jula people group, along with one of his missionary friends, started a non-denominational movement. Their plan is to evangelize the Upper West Region of Ghana…

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Helping Hand Opens Doors

May 18, 2021

Enoch and Esther continue to minister in a Fulfulde settlement near their village in Ghana. During one of their visits, a man from that community, Kwasi, approached them and told…

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Discipleship Training

April 20, 2021

Partners International organized a second session of the integrated discipleship and micro-credit training in December via Zoom (the first was held in 2018). This training was a good opportunity for…

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Mourning a Dear Friend

February 17, 2021

I am saddened to have to tell you that our dear friend and colleague, Rene Mbongo, tragically succumbed to COVID complications on Thursday, February 11. He served as our West…

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Medical Outreach Opens Doors

December 31, 2020

Since 2016, our International Partner, Ba-Iyaka, has been ministering to the Fulani people group by the border of a neighboring West African country. The ministry is doing this work through…

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Rebuilding After the Flood

November 25, 2020

Greetings to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We express our profound gratitude for your support and prayers for Christian Outreach Fellowship missionaries and other residents who…

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Growing Crops and Grace

November 4, 2020

Our market gardening project in a local Senegalese village launched a new campaign two months ago. It aims at bringing Christian witness to the community and its surroundings. The majority…

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Recent Flooding Takes Lives and Property

September 22, 2020

Recently, floods in the Upper East and North East regions of Ghana have halted all forms of movements and transactions within those zones. Torrential rains coupled with spillage of the…

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Meager Beginnings

September 21, 2020

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…

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A Balm in Weakness

August 28, 2020

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…

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Our partners in West Africa are church-planting ministries focused on sharing Christ with Muslims and unreached tribal groups including the Dagomba, Ligby, Tuareg, and Wolof. We also support holistic projects that address the tremendous humanitarian needs in the region and demonstrate the love of God. While we assist a variety of projects, we also believe that developing the core of the Church—its leaders—and helping ministries increase their own income-generating capacity are essential to the health of the West African Church in the future.

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