Mongolia

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3 million people. 12 languages

There is now relative openness to foreign relief and educational assistance and many expatriate believers working in Mongolia.

Country Profile

Population:
3 million
Capital City:
Ulaanbaatar
CLIMATE:
Desert; continental (large daily and seasonal temperature ranges)
Religions:
Non-religious/Other 41.6%; Shamanist 31.2%; Buddhist 22.5%; Muslim 4%; Christian 0.7%
People Groups:
20
Unreached People Groups:
17
Languages:
12
Fact:
In 1989 there may have been only 4 Mongolian Christians. By 2000 there was an average of 4,000-5,000 gathering on any given Sunday.
WHAT we DO

In co-operation with local government, establish literacy classes in needy areas throughout rural Mongolia. New work in other areas begins each September. Classes are especially focussed in areas where church-planting/strenghtening is a priority.

People's health is generally consistent with Mongolian countryside living, involving a diet high in animal protein and low in vitamins and minerals. With high unemployment and poverty has come a high rate of alcoholism. Of the 12,000 school age children in Bulgan province, approximately 1800 of these do not attend school. Many countryside schools are now operating once again but there are a large number of children who were “lost” during the worst of the time of economic crisis.

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Cost: The cost of the project is being shared with the local government which will provide buildings, cover maintenance costs and provide some of the teachers.
As part of that overall budget, an amount of £100 per month for twelve months is required to help provide basic uniforms and shoes for the children to attend schools. It is with this particular aspect of the program that we are interested in helping. This amount meets the need of the 270 pupils at a cost of just under £5 per child per year.

Give to Mongolia ministries here

PRAY FOR

The consequences of the desperate economic plight have been corruption, suffering and exploitation — leading to family breakdown. Crime, promiscuity and alcoholism are widespread. The number of abandoned street children is increasing. Pray that this project would change the lives of hundreds of Mongolians. Ask the Lord to bring life where there has been none.

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