Christian Worship Center International Jubilee Praise Center

CWCI MINISTERS Welcomes you to Christian Worship Center family! We are excited and look forward to have the chance to help you in every aspect of your life. Come on in, and visit a place where everyone is welcome and we mean everyone! We would like to build a relationship with you as we help you build your relationship with Jesus. Here at Christian Worship Center, it's all about a Relationship...not a religion!

In the Gambia we have planted four churches to reach the lost souls, Bafuloto, Galloya, and Essau, Makubaya village, with our Head Church in Lamin New Town. We also have branches within West African region, Cote d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone, and Liberia.

               Republic of The Gambia

Geography

Situated on the Atlantic coast in westernmost Africa and surrounded on three sides by Senegal, Gambia is twice the size of Delaware. The Gambia River flows for 200 mi (322 km) through Gambia on its way to the Atlantic. The country, the smallest on the continent, averages only 20 mi (32 km) in width.

President: Yahya Jammeh (1994)

Current government officials

Land area: 3,861 sq mi (10,000 sq km); total area: 4,363 sq mi (11,300 sq km)

Population (2007 est.): 1,688,359 (growth rate: 2.8%); birth rate: 38.9/1000; infant mortality rate: 70.1/1000; life expectancy: 54.5; density per sq mi: 437

Capital (2003 est.):Banjul, 46,700

Largest city: Serekunda, 344,100

Monetary unit: Dalasi

Languages: English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula, other indigenous

Ethnicity/race: African 99% (Mandinka 42%, Fula 18%, Wolof 16%, Jola 10%, Serahuli 9%, other 4%), non-African 1%

Religions: Islam 95%, Christian 3%, indigenous 2%

Literacy rate: 40% (2003 est.)

Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2007 est.): $2.106 billion; per capita $1,300. Real growth rate: 7%. Inflation: 5%. Unemployment: n.a. Arable land: 28%. Agriculture: rice, millet, sorghum, peanuts, corn, sesame, cassava (tapioca), palm kernels; cattle, sheep, goats. Labor force: 400,000 (1996); agriculture 75%, industry, commerce, and services 19%, government 6%. Industries: processing peanuts, fish, and hides; tourism, beverages, agricultural machinery assembly, woodworking, metalworking, clothing. Natural resources: fish, titanium (rutile and ilmenite), tin, zircon, silica sand, clay, petroleum. Exports: $147.7 million f.o.b. (2007 est.): peanut products, fish, cotton lint, palm kernels, reexports. Imports: $276 million f.o.b. (2007 est.): foodstuffs, manufactures, fuel, machinery and transport equipment. Major trading partners: India, UK, France, Italy, Cote d'Ivoire, China, Senegal, Brazil, Netherlands. (2006).

Member of Commonwealth of Nations