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Mission Fact of the Day

Joshua Project - Mission Fact - 52 min 9 sec ago
The largest Least-Reached group in the Middle East / North Africa without Scripture, Jesus film, or audio recordings are the Hijazi Arabs of Saudi Arabia, with 9,200,000 people.
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Unreached People of the Day

Pear, Eastern of Cambodia
Population: 1,600
Primary Language: Pear
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
% Evangelical: 0.30
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Mission Verse of the Day

"And thus I aspired to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build on another man's foundation." Romans 15:20
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ADRA partners with USAID in Food Security Program to reach 264,380 people

ADRA - 1 hour 43 min ago

Michael Rohm, ADRA International

ANTANANARIVO— The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is one of two agencies partnering with USAID in a $75 million food security initiative in Madagascar.  The five-year ADRA program titled Asotry* will reduce vulnerability and food insecurity among households and communities in the regions of Amoron’i Mania, Haute Matsiatra, and Atsimo Andrefana.

The program will directly benefit 264,380 children under five, women, and men and comprises the following objectives: improve health and nutrition, increase sustainable access to food, improve disaster preparedness and response, and improve natural resource management.

“ADRA’s theory of change is centered around holistic development,” said Imad Madanat, vice president of programs for ADRA International.  “To address the underlying causes of poverty and malnutrition, it is critical that we implement an integrated, multi-sectorial program.  In keeping with ADRA's core values, Asotry will help some of the most vulnerable communities in Madagascar.”

Because of the high rates of malnutrition and stunting in children under five, ADRA will work with women and children to improve health and nutrition. Women’s groups will deliver education and promotion regarding maternal health, breastfeeding, caring for common illnesses, sanitation, and hygiene. 

Additionally, farmers will receive technical assistance to sustainably increase crop yields and sales of products.  Farmer Field Schools will introduce farmers to agricultural innovations, including drought-resistant seeds, soil management techniques, and pest control.

This partnership with USAID follows a long list of successful ADRA projects in Madagascar, many of which were implemented with the help of USAID.

“We value our partnership with USAID,” said Madanat.  “It has enabled us to deliver high impact interventions and foster positive change around the world.”

  • Name means ‘harvest’ in Malagasy
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Unreached People of the Day

Enrekang, Maiwa of Indonesia
Population: 75,000
Primary Language: Enrekang
Primary Religion: Islam
% Evangelical: 0.00
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Aimaq, Timuri of Iran
Population: 192,000
Primary Language: Aimaq
Primary Religion: Islam
% Evangelical: 0.00
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Lap, Lakha of Bhutan
Population: 9,600
Primary Language: Lakha
Primary Religion: Buddhism
% Evangelical: 0.00
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Dhanka of India
Population: 434,000
Primary Language: Gujarati
Primary Religion: Hinduism
% Evangelical: 0.00
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Maninka, Eastern of Sierra Leone
Population: 140,000
Primary Language: Maninkakan, Eastern
Primary Religion: Islam
% Evangelical: 0.50
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Idaksahak of Mali
Population: 116,000
Primary Language: Tadaksahak
Primary Religion: Islam
% Evangelical: 0.00
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Singkil of Indonesia
Population: 70,000
Primary Language: Batak Karo
Primary Religion: Islam
% Evangelical: 0.00
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Tu of China
Population: 253,000
Primary Language: Tu
Primary Religion: Buddhism
% Evangelical: 0.01
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Beja, Bisharin of Sudan
Population: 35,000
Primary Language: Bedawiyet
Primary Religion: Islam
% Evangelical: 0.00
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Penesak of Indonesia
Population: 139,000
Primary Language: Musi
Primary Religion: Islam
% Evangelical: 0.00
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Laz, Lazuri of Georgia
Population: 1,000
Primary Language: Laz
Primary Religion: Islam
% Evangelical: 0.00
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Loma of Cote d'Ivoire
Population: 2,900
Primary Language: Loma
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
% Evangelical: 0.20
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Bawean of Indonesia
Population: 97,000
Primary Language: Madura
Primary Religion: Islam
% Evangelical: 0.01
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Hindi of Saudi Arabia
Population: 147,000
Primary Language: Hindi
Primary Religion: Hinduism
% Evangelical: 0.80
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Zuwarah of Libya
Population: 40,000
Primary Language: Nafusi
Primary Religion: Islam
% Evangelical: 0.00
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people

Unreached People of the Day

Amis, Ami of China
Population: 2,000
Primary Language: Amis
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
% Evangelical: 0.00
Status: Unreached
Categories: Unreached people
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