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Mozambique

Mozambique is located in Southeastern Africa, bordering the Mozambique Channel, between South Africa and Tanzania.


Population (2014 est) – 24,692,144

Area – 496,700mi

Capital – Maputo

Ethnic Background

     African (Makhuwa, Tsonga, Lomwe, Sena, and others) - 99.66% 

     Europeans - 0.06%

     Euro-Africans - 0.2%

     Indians - 0.08%

Exports - aluminum, prawns, cashews, cotton, sugar, citrus, timber; bulk electricity

Imports - machinery and equipment, vehicles, fuel, chemicals, metal products, foodstuffs, textiles

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 52     F 53

Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 72.42 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 43.9%

People in Mission

 
Free, Erik
Mozambique
Erik Free, member of Portland First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Portland, Oregon, will be serving with the United Church of Christ in Mozambique (UCCM) starting in 2014. He will train youth and elders in the community in agricultural skills and will also serve as a local church pastor as needed by the UCCM.
Give a gift for Erik's appointment

 
Free, Kim
Mozambique
Kim Free, member of Portland First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Portland, Oregon, will be serving with the United Church of Christ in Mozambique (UCCM) starting in 2014. She will train the church community on health care and preventative medical care. Kim will also work with women and girls on empowerment projects.
Give a gift for Kim's appointment

Support Ministries in Mozambique

 To make a general gift for the work being done by partners in this country use the online donation page. Select Africa from the designation list and type work in Mozambique into the Project/Partner line.

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