Day 1

OCTOBER | 2022

Mauritania

PRAYER FOR THIS COUNTRY

Praise Report

Praise God that over the last decade in different parts of the country there are the beginnings of a Church movement. Praise God that He is fulfilling His promises in the most unlikely places (The Bible, Isaiah 43:19-21).

Prayer Requests

Pray for peace between various tribes of people and for God to soften the hearts of the separatists and hateful.

Pray for the leaders to fear the Lord and enforce freedom of religion (The Bible, Psalm 67:4)

Pray that the handful of believers known to live in the country to find jobs and escape from the snares of the enemy (The Bible, Psalm 91:3).

Call to Salvation

Lord, we pray for an increase in Christian Believers and Churches to open. We pray for believers to know the faithfulness of God in difficult times. We pray for a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair (The Bible, Isaiah 61:1-6).

Source: WIN

MORE ABOUT THIS COUNTRY

Mauritania is listed in 23rd position in the World Watch report 2022 by Open Doors for Christian persecution. The Islamic Republic of Mauritania lies on the Atlantic coast of North Africa. The Sahara makes up 90% of Mauritania’s land. The President / the Prime Minister is Mohamed Ould Bilal. Though filled with natural beauty and political peace compared to many of the surrounding countries, Mauritania is one of the poorest Arab nations with social and political problems, including racism, slavery, illiteracy, child marriage, and female genital mutilation. The government is intolerant of conversion to Christianity. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO), particularly active in the country’s eastern border regions are the Violent Islamic extremist groups in the country.

CHIEF OF STATE
President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani
HEAD OF GOV.
PM Mohammed Ould Bilal
POPULATION
4,081,000
CHRISTIANS
0.3%
EVANGLICAL CHRISTIANS
0.1%
DOMINANT RELIGION
Islam
PERSECUTION RANKING
20
REFUGEES
76,048
LIFE EXPECTANCY
62.7 yrs
LITERACY RATE
58.6
POPULATION BELOW POVERTY LINE
40%