Prayer and Resources for the Afghan People

Begin praying for displaced Afghans and learning how to embrace, encounter, and engage Afghan people.  (Free Prayer Guides, Practical Ways, and other Resources to begin ministering to displaced Afghan people.)

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San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

Home to the largest population of Afghan in the United States. The San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metro Area, also known as the San Francisco Bay area, encompasses a 5 county area. The Metro Area is best described as "cities" within "cities." ...

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Afghanistan Refugee Crisis

Send Relief is bringing help and hope to Afghan refugees as they resettle in communities around the world.

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The word "DIASPORA" means "scattering".

In other words, diaspora means "the movement, migration, settlement or scattering of people away from their indigenous homeland."

More specifically, in North America, DIASPORA PEOPLE comprise immigrants, refugees, and international students.

"And He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God, and perhaps feel their way toward Him and find Him."

Acts 17:26-27

To begin embracing, encountering, or engaging the diaspora in North America, go to DIASPORA COALITION LEARNING PATHS.

"The foreigner who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the foreigner as yourself."

Leviticus 19:34

People Group Name: Afghan
Total Population: 290,815
Geographical Affinity: Central Asia Peoples
Language: Southern Pashto - (pbt)
Religion: Islam
Country of Origin: Afghanistan

Majority Located Where

  Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 43,870

  Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, VA - 33,236

  San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA - 30,000

  Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA - 21,673

  Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA - 16,719


The Nations in South Carolina

Hear how during the summer of 2020 the South Carolina Baptist Convention utilized students to discover diaspora people in order to develop intentional church planning strategies.

From the USA to Vietnam

Hear the story of how a lady began naturally encountering a people group which led to sharing the gospel and traveling back to the people's homeland.

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"After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb."
(Revelation 7:9, NIV)
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