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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Strategies for Muslim Outreach

June 27, 2018

Zak*, the missionary serving among the Jula people group in the north, continues to undertake outreach work among the Jula Muslims and the Muslims from other nearby tribes. He trains…

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Reconciliation of a Broken Family

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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Three Missionaries Among Three Unreached People Groups

June 23, 2018

During a missionary meeting earlier this year, the three missionaries working among the Muslim people presented their reports. These three missionaries were working with three separate unreached people groups, and…

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A Courageous Worker in Dangerous Places

A Courageous Worker in Dangerous Places

June 22, 2018

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…

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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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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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Progress in Reaching the Fufulde People

Progress in Reaching the Fufulde People

May 23, 2018

I am happy to bring you a piece of good news on the field regarding our outreach to the Fufulde. The Fufulde camp of over two hundred people in a…

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New School Building Blesses Students

New School Building Blesses Students

May 11, 2018

Since the inauguration of the two-classroom school building on September of last year, the Board of Directors has been longing to visit the Békourou School again. During the General Assembly…

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Goat Project Opens Doors to New Community

Goat Project Opens Doors to New Community

April 25, 2018

For this month of April, we are sharing with you news from the Nakikarfi church. The two pastors who are our missionaries there wrote: “We are thrilled to be able…

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Missionary in a Hostile Culture

Missionary in a Hostile Culture

April 21, 2018

J* is the Kawkikete missionary among the Bua people group. He is currently living among them to share the Gospel with the community. He shares, “During my time in 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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