The Gambia

Praise the Lord that Christian Aid is reaching the nations!

— Donna K., PA

The letters we get from Christian Aid keep us informed of the needs of our brothers and sisters in Christ. Thank you so much.

— Charles and Susana C., KY

Thank God for the good work you are doing.

— David E., NY

I praise God for the GREAT and MARVELOUS work He is doing through your ministries to our Brethren.

— DonnElise K.

Thank you for the letters included with our receipts. They help me understand your work. They remind me to pray for you….because you are missionaries too.

— Janet H., MT

Praise God for your ministry! Many others need to do missions this way.

— Sonja K., ME

Top 5 People Groups

Mandinka: 751,000

Fulani: 387,000

Wolof: 259, 000

Soninke: 204,000

Jola-Fonyi: 88,000

Religion

Muslim: 88.4%

Ethnic: 5.9%

Christian: 4.8%

Evangelical: 0.7%

Reference:

Operation World

CIA Factbook

Joshua Project

About The Gambia

Gambia is a narrow, 400-km-long riverside enclave that virtually divides Senegal´s Casamance from the rest of the country. It is home to 30 People Groups, 16 of whom remain unreached according to the Joshua Project. The largest People Group is the Mandinka who live along the Gambia River. They believe in Islam but it has been heavily blended with their traditional beliefs. Islam is the dominate religion in Gambia but it is a more mild form than that practiced in other parts of North Africa so Christianity is somewhat tolerated.

Christian Aid support indigenous ministers focusing on the various Islamic people of Gambia.

Recent Prayerline Posts

GAMBIA. Needy children begging in the streets or rummaging through garbage heaps in Gambia learn about the Lord Jesus as native missionaries come alongside them. The community, however, pressured Muslim parents to bring their kids home; and for a while, they did. But the children soon returned to the streets. The ministry needs $2,800 to re-start this good work. Pray street children learn to walk with the Lord.

GAMBIA. With gospel fire burning in their bones, a native missionary couple prepares to carry the message of Christ to small, unreached tribes in the remote areas of 88.4-percent Muslim Gambia. The ministry needs assistance of $550 per month to send workers to reach new groups like the Basari, Malinike, Konyagi and Serere. Would 12 people each cover a month? Pray workers can establish a witness for Christ among the unreached in Gambia ...

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