People group: Yawo
Population: 2.5 million
Main religion: Islam

Our team in Malawi lives among the Yawo, responding to the physical, emotional and spiritual need of the community. We praise God that there are growing faith communities and emerging faith leaders among the Yawo.

“Baptist Mission Australia’s work in Malawi has moved with the tide of urbanisation. In recent years we have seen the local faith communities amongst the Yawo grow and mature.

The urban believers have come together and created a childcare facility from the women’s group and a cafe from the youth group. These entities are working to create sustainable employment, as well as income to support village ministries.

As intercultural team members we stand alongside, teaching, training and developing strategies to best assist this community. The Yawo need hope through Jesus and it is an honour to share and serve in this endeavour.”

– Melanie

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