Nepal is positioned in the largely inaccessible, hilly areas between China and India. Nepal’s population of approximately 27 million is considered to be some of the poorest people on the planet.
While religious freedoms are officially recognized within Nepal’s constitution, the act of converting others is considered to be highly illegal. Christians comprise less than one percent of Nepal’s population. The country’s primary religion is Hinduism.
Through TWR’s use of local FM radio programs, the geographical, political and social barriers are being overcome; progress is being made to equip and strengthen the first generation of pastors and church leaders in Nepal.