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Be a Missionary In Kenya, Africa

With a population that is over 40% evangelical Christians, Kenya has the worlds 3rd highest concentration of Christians (USA and Brazil are first and second). So, why would we send missionaries to a relatively “Christian” nation?  Two reasons, there are still numerous unreached people groups throughout Kenya that have had no chance to hear the gospel and some of the least reached areas of the earth are in proximity to Kenya.

Kenya Quick Facts

  • Total Population:  46,850,000
  • People Groups: 110
  • Unreached People: 5,360,000
  • Unreached People Groups: 31
  • Official Language: English
  • Major Religion: Christianity 76.7%
  • Rank Number 122 on the 2015 Index of Economics

Ministry Opportunities

  • Friendship Evangelism – You can befriend the local people and be a glimpse of Christ in their life.
  • Tea house/Restaurant – Work in a local restaurant owned by missionaries to reach the local people.
  • Local Youth Club – Help put on group activities and study the bible with locals seeking more knowledge.
  • Street Kids Outreach – Minister to local street kids using sports.

Things to Do – Places to Visit

What Students are Saying

“I have been bringing in boxes of bibles into the area. It is a great joy to see people’s eyes light up when they hold their very own first bible. There is a great thirst for truth here- Praise the lord!”

—Tim, BGU Student in Kenya

Photo’s & Video From Kenya

Blog Posts About Kenya

What BGU Seniors Are Saying About Global Internship & 15 Reasons You Should Go

On December 2016, three Global Internship teams arrived back home. For 16 months, they had been submerged into foreign cultures, leaving as students and coming back as missionaries. Last week, I had the blessed opportunity to sit down with each returning team and take a deeper look into the uniqueness of each site and the lessons that […]

A Day In The Life of a Global Intern: Kenya

To finish off our series on A Day In the Life of a Global Intern, we have Kenya. If you haven’t had a chance, take a peek at the other global internship locations in the series: Thailand, France, and Indonesia. Here is the full schedule example schedule for a typical day on the Kenya Global Internship: […]

Q&A With Abby – Global Intern In Kenya

Abby J. has gladly contributed to the blog with a list of her experiences as a global intern in Kenya. Here are her thoughts: Q. What kind of ministry? A. Currently, the only ministry that I am doing is teaching, along with Kelly, a Bible Club every Wednesday at a local school. This is challenging […]

Q&A With Kelly – Global Intern In Kenya

Q&A with a current global intern in Africa. Q. What’s ministry like? A. Friendship evangelism. its the safest way and the most challenging. I’m teaching at primary schools and holding a Bible Club with Abby at Life School. Q. What’s housing like? A. The girl’s house has three bedrooms with ceiling fans, a bathroom with running […]

Q&A With Jessica – Global Intern In Kenya

Q&A with a current global intern in Africa. Q. What kinds of ministry are you doing? A. For the first half of internship we have been doing a lot of different work in the schools around here and just building friendships with people in town. Now that language learning is over we have been freer […]

Molding To a New Identity In Kenya Africa

Laura Stocks has completed 13 months of her 16 month global internship in Africa. As new global interns come from the classrooms of BGU to the beaten streets of Kenya, Laura and the others on her team do all that they can to relay their experiences to the new arrivals. Enter Laura… It’s strange watching […]