Myths About Africa

 
 

This article was first shared by GMI missionary Brook Seekins and was written by Amy Medina, a missionary who has been serving in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, with her husband and four children since 2001 – first at Haven of Peace Academy for 10 years, and in 2014 they joined Reach Tanzania, a pastoral training ministry.

The official title of the article is “10 Myths About Africa Many Americans Believe” and it is worth your time to read in its entirety to see how many of the myths you believed. Here are the myths covered in the article:

  1. Africa is a country.
  2. Africans are all poor.
  3. Africa is not clean.
  4. Africans do not have access to clothes or shoes.
  5. Africans dress in rags.
  6. Africans all live in villages.
  7. Village life would be perfect if white people weren’t messing it up.
  8. All Africans are black.
  9. Poverty is Africa’s biggest problem.
  10. Africa has been evangelized.

Here is the link to the article: http://gilandamy.blogspot.ro/2017/02/10-myths-about-africa-many-americans.html. See what you think!

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