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We serve and care for Refugee-people from different countries in the United States. Through our house church movements we make disciples and offer helping hands to those in needs of physical, spiritual and emotional support.
This is the breakdown of the Burmese Refugee population that resettled in the United States by ethnicity. The study uses Participatory Action Research (PAR) model with both quantitative and qualitative methodology during a seven-week intensive research in summer 2013.
Note: The number of children that were born in the U.S. is not counted when deriving the national number of either the Chin or the other ethnic groups. However, children that were born in the US has been included in calculating and estimating the total number of the Burmese refugee population for the state of Indiana and Indianapolis.
In the recent discipleship training and house church planting in Clarkston, Georgia, there were 24 ethnic groups from Burma who had never heard about Jesus. Their religious backgrounds consists of animist, atheist, traditional gods, Hindu, Muslim and Buddhist.
We are mobilizing Burmese Churches and American Churches, and equipping them for making disciples who will make other disciples with following the footsteps of Jesus Christs in the United States.
65% of Buddhist, 75% of Muslim and Hindu never see the discipleship of Christ in America, partner with us to reach more of these groups.
Visit @ What we do in Myanmar
Myanmar is situated in Southeast-Asia and is bordered on the north and northeast by China; on the east and southeast by Laos and Thailand; on the south by the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal; and on the west by Bangladesh and India. It is located between latitudes 09°32’N and 28°31’N and longitudes 92°10’E and 101°11’E. The country covers an area of 677,000 square kilometers (261,228 square miles) ranging 936 kilometers (581 miles) from east to west and 2,051 kilometers (1,275 miles) from north to south.
Geography : The total area of Myanmar is 678,500 sq.km where 657,740 sq.km occupies the land and 20,760 sq km occupies the water. The bordering countries are Bangladesh 193 km, China 2,185 km, India 1,463 km, Laos 235 km, and Thailand 1,800 km. The central lowlands is ringed by steep, rugged highlands. The lowest point is the Andaman Sea (0 m) and the highest point is Hkakabo Razi (5,881 m).
Climate : Myanmar has three main seasons - hot season, rainy season and cold season. Hot season is through March to May, rainy season is from June to October, and cold season is from November to February.
Natural Resources : Myanmar is rich in natural resources such as petroleum, timber, tin, antimony, zinc, copper, tungsten, lead, coal, some marble, limestone, precious stones, natural gas, hydropower.
History : Pondaung Man, the earliest primates known today resided in Pondaung, northern Myanmar about 40 million years ago. After that era, many city states emerged, and then came the 3 empires. In the third century BC, Myanmar was already unified into one strong empire. The first Myanmar Empire was created by King Anawrahta of the Bagan Dynasty (1044-1077 AD). The second Myanmar Empire was created by King Bayinnaung of the Taungoo Dynasty (1551-1581 AD). The third Myanmar Empire was led by King Alaungpaya of the Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1760 AD). These three great kings were well-known in the Myanmar history for their bravery and good leadership. In 1885, King Thibaw, Queen Supaya Latt and the royal family were taken to Ratanagiri, India and Myanmar fell under the British Rule. Myanmar became a British Colony from 1885 until 1948.
NUMBER OF PEOPLE GROUPS - 155
PEOPLE GROUPS UNREACHED - 52
TOTAL POPULATION - 53,911,000
UNREACHED POPULATION - 44,924,000
% CHRISTIAN ADHERENT - 8.8%
% EVANGELICAL - 5.1 %
LARGEST RELIGION - Buddhism (75.2%)
Ethnic Religions - 8.1%
Hinduism - 1.6%
Islam - 5.6%
Non-Religious - 0.5%
Other Religions - 0.1%
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE - Burmese
10/40 WINDOW - Yes