Area: 373 sq km
One larger island, Grande Terre, and one smaller, Petite Terre.
Population: 199,065 Annual Growth: 2.67%
Official language: French; Shimaore (a Bantu language) is spoken by 80%, Shibushi (a Malagasy language) by 30% Languages: 4 All languages
Largest Religion: Muslim
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Support ministries for prayer:
a) Bible translation. The NT is available in Shimaore and OT translation is in progress. There is no Scripture whatsoever in Shibushi. AIM workers also run a literacy programme to encourage reading of the Shimaore NT; pray for more students.
b) Radio. There are two main gospel broadcasts from local FM stations an open door for witness to the whole territory.
c) Other media. The JESUS film and Good News Media materials have been dubbed into Shimaore. Pray for their strategic use.
For an additional 3 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.
The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Mayotte.