American Countries with Carpenter's Projects


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Once one of the world's wealthiest countries, Argentina has suffered recurring economic crises, persistent fiscal deficits, high inflation, and mounting debt. Today nearly 25% of the people live below the poverty level, but more importantly, the vast majority is spiritually impoverished. It is estimated that fewer than 2% of the people believe salvation is by grace alone.

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic occupies the eastern two thirds of the island of Hispaniola. A large Haitian immigrant population faces discrimination and the question of their emancipation is a major unresolved issue. Although 95% are identified as Roman Catholic. However, occultism is widespread and pervasive. As many as 4,000 villages have no true Gospel witness.
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Haiti is the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. Four out of five Haitians live in abject poverty. Yet their spiritual poverty is even more extreme. Most Haitians practice voodoo in works based Christian denominations.


Mexico is the world's largest Spanish speaking country, and is among the largest Roman Catholic nations. Catholicism is so much a part of the culture, the national media portrays evangelicals as anti-Mexican. However, the poor and the young are increasingly rejecting Catholicism.
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The socialist Sandinista party retains power which casts doubt over the long term freedom foreign missionaries have to preach the gospel. While 73% of its people claim to be Roman Catholic, few Nicaraguans attend church with any regularity.
Poverty and illiteracy complicate witnessing and sound Biblical teaching. Most small towns and communities have no gospel preaching church.