Bibles for Refugees
Helping people recover from forced displacement by investing in their faith
We are working to provide at least one Bible for every Christian household in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya.
Need: Kakuma refugee camp is host to over 200,000 women, children and men, many of whom are Christians. Few churches in the camp have access to more than a handful of Bibles. The refugee population continues to grow in response to wars and violence in the region. In 2016, the government opened a new refugee settlement just 7 miles down the road from Kakuma. The need for Bibles increases every year.
Goal: 30,000 Bibles in the major languages represented in Kakuma (e.g. Swahili, English, French, Dinka Bor, Nuer, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Arabic, Amharic, Maro, etc.)
Strategy: We are asking churches to encourage people within their communities to gift a Bible to a refugee household.
Opportunity: For every donation of US$ 10 designated for "Bibles for Refugees", IAFR will gift a Bible to a refugee household. The Bibles will strengthen their faith and your gift will let them know that they are not forgotten by the church at large.
Progress: 17,572 Total Bibles delivered as of 7/2018