One of the world’s largest mission agencies is launching compassion projects in Africa. GFA World, formerly known as Gospel for Asia, expects to begin work in multiple African nations this year.
Launching the projects in Rwanda, GFA World founder K.P. Yohannan says Africa is where the tears never dry.
Rwanda is still recovering from the war and genocide that left 800,000 dead and ripped the country apart in the 1990s.
Dr. Yohannan told Christian Newswire they plan a huge boost of humanitarian efforts in the world’s poorest continent.
These will include trained women missionaries who will serve widows, orphans and those living in leprosy colonies.
About half of Africa’s population is under the age of 15, and the average life expectancy is 50.
Learn more about the expanding ministry of GFA World – to Africa, where huge needs exist for many African people groups, ranging from the water crisis to lack of access to healthcare and education, to recovering from genocide and the killing of hundreds of thousands of children.
With over 40 years of experience, GFA is equipped to meet the expanding needs of Africa. We’ll soon start training national missionaries, clean water projects, medical ministry, education for the underprivileged, women’s empowerment, and community development projects. Our aim is to help empower the poor to break the cycle of poverty and show God’s love.
And Rwanda is just the beginning of an exciting new missions frontier. We plan to expand ministry to six other nations in Africa during the next few years.
“We aim to be servants to everyone, showing them Christ through our lifestyle,” said our founder KP Yohannan. “Jesus told his disciples to change the world — and as we expand into Africa that’s our calling, too.”
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