Republic of Kenya
Overview: Julius Murgor established the Pokot Outreach Ministry (POM) in an effort to reach the Pokot tribe (estimated 1 million) with the gospel of Jesus. Julius a Pokot himself received his seminary degree in the US and returned to Kenya with a strategy to meet some of the greatest needs of the Pokot. By establishing orphanages, responding to famine relief, installing water wells, founding medical clinics, building schools and planting churches, POM has seen an incredible response to the gospel.
Population: Est. 800,000 to 1 million Pokot (Kenya and Uganda)
Leadership & Training: 43 pastors and 120 evangelists
Church Growth: 177 Churches or preaching points, 30,000 Christians and 28,000 Baptisms
Caring for Orphans: Two orphanages with 350 children and one orphanage under construction
Water Wells: Twenty-two wells constructed through the region
Pokot Outreach Ministry
NW Kenya bordering Uganda, Africa
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A first hand look at the needs of the Pokot Tribe - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0dCqxeR5pc
That insight svoels the problem. Thanks!
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