Paraguay is a landlocked country in the heart of South America with a population of approx. 6.8 million people. Paraguay has a tropical climate and the landscape consists of rolling hills with a lot of lush vegetation, large fertile farms in rural areas and a desert landscape with arid climate in the Northern Chaco region. The people are very friendly, hospitable and very welcoming to visitors. Paraguay is a culturally rich country and one of the few countries left in South America that has not been discovered by many American Tourists.
-Although rich in natural resources and agriculture, approx. 32% of Paraguayans live in poverty.
-To see what God is doing through the work of Diaconia ADP and its partner ministries by providing micro-loans, vocational training, financial literacy programs, Christian discipleship/chaplaincy ministry, Children’s nutrition centers, AWANA programs, sports ministries, school projects and more!
What to expect?
-You will meet new people, visit a beautiful country that has so much to offer and be an encouragement to fellow believers! -Be prepared to share your story or a personal testimony as the opportunity may arise. This is a great way for you to be an encouragement to those that you meet and spend time with while in Paraguay. -You will have the privilege of enjoying some great Paraguayan cuisine. This will include Churrasqueria (BBQ), Chipa (cheese bread), Terere (yerba tea), Empanadas and much more! -To see the impact that micro-finance and vocational training is making in poverty alleviation and how the gospel message is impacting lives!