Cote D'Ivoire

General Information

  • Area: 322,463 sq km
  • Population: 26,378,274 (2020 estimate)
  • Capital: Yamoussoukro
  • Main Religion: Islam(42.9%), Christianity(33.9%), Unaffiliated(19.1%), Animism(3.6%)
  • Official Language: French

Challenges for Prayer

  1. Pray for leaders to be free of corruption, and to work for unity and nation building.

  2. Pray for Jesus to set free all those still stuck in their traditional religions.

  3. Pray that believers might stand against temptation to go back to old ways.

  4. CAPRO opened the first missions training institute for French-speaking Africa in Abidjan. Pray that this and other training programs would produce excellent Ivoirian missionaries for the harvest field!

  5. Pray for the unevangelized peoples who live mostly in the north or concentrated in cities: the Mande and Malinke people groups, the Gru.

  6. Pray for believers to overcome the barrier of gospel through humility and love for Muslims.

Source: Molly Wall, Pray for the World, 2015