Youth Ministry: 5 Statistics on Teens in Africa To Pay Attention To

  • 4% of teens reported that they attempted to take their own life
  • 1 in 4 teens in Africa report having had suicidal thoughts within the last three months
  • 55% of teens say they have viewed pornography recently, which is above the global average for this generation
  • 1 in 4 teens in Kenya report recently using recreational drugs making them the top country in our global study to report this
  • 45% of unmarried teens have been sexually active in the past three months, with the African countries being in the top 4 globally
  1. Compassionate listening - Compassionate listening involves using both your ears and heart to listen and care about what the teen shares with you. This is critical to understanding their perspective before trying to help.
  2. Recognizing early warning signs - Recognizing early warning signs involves using your eyes to watch out for what may be wrong in a teens life. Take notice of any difference in their behavior or emotions.
  • Youth Advocacy
  • Youth Faith Development
  • Discipleship of Youth
  • Teaching the Bible to Youth
  • Sharing the Gospel with Youth
  • Counseling Youth Through Difficult Circumstances



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4/14 Africa

4/14 Africa

We are committed to reach, rescue, root, and release this emerging generation in Africa into the dream of God for their lives.