Burkina Faso

General Information

  • Area: 274,200 sq km
  • Population: 21,510,181(2020 estimate)
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Main Religion: Islam(60.5%), Christianity(23.2%), Indigenous beliefs(15.3%)
  • Official Language: French

Challenges for Prayer

  1. Pray for aid, development, and small loans for business projects that will li people out of poverty.

  2. Pray against corruption in the government and the aid industry that takes resources away from the people who most need them.

  3. Pray for present and future Bible translators to complete their enormous task (28 active translation projects, with 12 more needed).

  4. Pray for the risen Christ to demonstrate His power and set many free.

  5. Pray for more that 25 unreached peoples to have an effective witness.

  6. Missionaries and Christian aid/relief workers play a vital role in this land of physical and spiritual needs. Pray for their protection and encouragement.

Source: Molly Wall, Pray for the World, 2015