Jonathan and Dani Bowden, along with their children, Isaiah, Anna, Grace, and Micaela, are missionaries in Niger, West Africa. They work with the ministry of Vie Abondante (Abundant Life) that reaches out to the unreached peoples of Niger through sharing the love of Jesus, church planting, discipleship, Bible schools, children's ministry, primary schools, literacy programs, and famine relief.
"The Lord...is not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance."
II Peter 3:9
Population: 17 Million
Size: About 3 times that of California
Climate: One of the world's hottest nations
2/3 desert, 1/3 flat grasslands
One of the world's poorest, least-developed countries
Over 50% of Niger's population is under the age of 15
1 in 5 children die before reaching age 5
Adult Life Expectancy: 55 years
Religion: 95% Muslim
Literacy Rate: 28%
37 people groups, 28 of which are still unreached.
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