South Asia

South Asia

Regional Profile

This area includes some of the most populous countries of the world with over a billion people.

More information about South Asia:

  • Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism are the major religions with Christians being a small minority
  • In some cases there has been an upswing in the number of cases of persecution of Christians
  • Many of these countries are characterized by political unrest due to ethnic conflicts

Service Focus

Opportunities in South Asia include:

  • Educators both for expatriate children as well as local schools and universities
  • Partnering with other organizations to increase effective student work
  • English as a Foreign Language
  • Medical and Dental educators
  • Nursing educators
  • Community development and Micro-enterprise especially with marginalized peoples

Prayer Focus

  • Pray for the Christians to develop a strong sense of integrity so that they may be salt and light.
  • Pray the young people that they would continue searching to find true spirituality.
  • Pray for unity among the believers.