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Be a Missionary In Ghana

Ghana has a long history and has played a vital role in the overall development of West Africa. In recent decades, southern Ghana has seen tremendous development, but most of the people in central and northern Ghana still live in extreme poverty and lack sufficient education. Ghana is very much a “Christianized” nation, but most of the churches are in the south. The people living in the central and northern regions have limited access to the Gospel because Islam has been dominant there.

Ghana Quick Facts

  • Population: 27.9 Million
  • Language: English, Ewe, Akan, Various Tribal Dialects
  • Currency: Ghanaian Cedi
  • Climate: Tropical, Two Distinct Seasons (Dry and Rainy)
  • Government: Unitary Republic
  • GDP/capita: $1381 (USD)
  • 22.2% Muslim
  • 22.1% Evangelical Christian
  • 17.3% Roman Catholic
  • 15.1% Tribal Religions

Potential Ministry Opportunities:

While ministry opportunities vary from year to year, here are a few things that have been done before to give you an idea of what ministry could look like in Ghana.

  • Open Air Ministry
  • Muslim Outreach
  • Church Plant Promotion
  • Construction Projects
  • Personal Evangelism
  • Prayer Walking
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Medical & Dental Clinics

Things to Do – Places to Visit

  • Kakum National Park: A natural rainforest protected for visitors to explore. Canopy trees, wildlife, and rope ladders abound in this park.
  • Kintampo Waterfalls: The tallest waterfall in Ghana.

Photos From Ghana