WHO ARE The Wayuu people?
The Wayuu are known as the people of the sun, sand, and wind. They are located in the arid Guajira Peninsula in northern Colombia and northwest Venezuela.
Illiteracy is one of the biggest challenges for the Wayuu people.
66% of their population do not know how to read or write. Wayuu children are often discouraged by their inabilities to keep up with their peers in the classroom. Many of them drop out believing that an education is worthless.Read More about WHO ARE The Wayuu people
WHO WE ARE
I’m Mark Kreikemeier and I live in Alpharetta, Georgia with my wife and three children. In 2009, I reluctantly went on a mission trip to Venezuela with eight folks from our church, First Baptist Church Alpharetta.Read More about WHO WE ARE
Well-equipped pastors are crucial to achieving our goal of reaching the Wayuu people.
Empowering local churches to reach out to other communities planting new churches.
The purpose of our “transform” strategy, is to start a community development process through the local Wayuu church.