Hope for those living through conflict

People in countries experiencing violent conflict urgently need your support. Together, we can help those in crisis to anchor their hope in Jesus.

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urgently needs our focus and prayer

This huge band stretches across North Africa, the Middle East and Asia and lies roughly between 10 and 40 degrees north of the Equator. It’s known as the 10/40 Window.

Two-thirds of the world’s population lives here – the vast majority in extreme poverty. The people in this region also have the least access to the teachings of Jesus. It is home to the majority of the world’s Muslim, Hindu and Buddhist people, and many governments are vehemently opposed to Christian work.

Over 156 million people in conflict who need the Gospel

Within the 10/40 window we have active projects in Iraq, Cameroon, Israel, Myanmar, South Sudan and Syria. These projects enable Bible distribution, improve literacy, provide trauma healing and bring light and hope into the lives of millions in need.

Use the interactive map below to learn more

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Together, we can help those in crisis to anchor their hope in Jesus.

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul - Hebrews 6:19 NIV

10/40 Prayer

We invite you to join us in praying this prayer each day at 10.40am (or in your own available ‘window’) in the lead up to September 21, the International Day of Peace.

Together, let’s uplift the precious people of this region in prayer.

Ways to get involved

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