One study found that if all the students in low-income countries left school with basic reading skills, 170+ million people could be lifted out of poverty

Gospel for Asia Believes Alleviating Poverty Starts at School Wills Point, TX — As the world “goes blue” to mark World Children’s Day (Nov. 20) Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) is bringing attention to another color in its efforts to improve the lives of children at risk—the red line of poverty. The organization spotlights the…

One study found that if all the students in low-income countries left school with basic reading skills, 170+ million people could be lifted out of poverty

Wills Point, Texas – Gospel for Asia (GFA) Special Report – Discussing the impact of education on the eradication of extreme poverty. When considering the issues of poverty and lack of education, an old saying comes to mind: “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” Poverty and low education are each self-perpetuating: Those born into…

Through Bridge of Hope centers, GFA-supported workers provide educational opportunities that offer a brighter future for young girls, like these banana pickers.

Global Focus Shines a Light on Group’s Efforts to Equip Girls for a Brighter Future WILLS POINT, Texas —  This year’s focus of the United Nations’ annual International Day of the Girl Child, emphasizing the need for better educational opportunities for girls under the theme “With Her: A Skilled Girl Force,” brings a spotlight to…

As the flood survivors of Kerala, India, recover from the devastation caused by the massive flooding, Gospel for Asia-supported workers continue to diligently serve those in need. Congregations led by GFA-supported pastors are stepping in to help in various ways. A Women’s Fellowship located in one of the hardest hit places of Kerala helped clean…

After hearing of monsoon rains ravaging the southern Indian state of Kerala and of the floodwaters that were destroying paddy fields and homes and claiming lives, GFA-supported pastor Jacob, living in Northeast India, immediately mobilized the national workers in his region to help. Although the disaster was thousands of miles away, compassion for those experiencing…

Gospel for Asia-supported Bridge of Hope centers help campaign for brighter future for youngsters at-risk for child labor in some of Asia’s impoverished communities WILLS POINT, Texas—In a part of the world where many children are valued only for the small amount of money they can earn through long hours of hard work in child labor,…