- A leading and sustainable model resource center championing rural transformation.
- A center for others to copy, modify, and implement in their own communities.
SYRA was established in 2004 as a response to youth unemployment, especially among Christian rural youths throughout Nigeria. SYRA works to empower these youths with sustainable skills through the development of local initiative for harnessing natural and human resources.
SYRA’s activities include
- livestock feed formulation
- rabbit farming
- cockerel exchange program
- efficient fuel cooking stoves
- improved cereal seed varieties
- plant nurseries
- community evangelism
We seek to address poverty, food security and environmental problems, as well as a deepening relationship with the Lord Jesus, especially among youths in rural areas.
- Pray that more youth would appreciate the gravity of Okpra’s message
- Pray that God would heal Okpra so that he would come to the saving knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
- Pray that God would open a door for SYRA to be able to assist Okpra with basic carpentry tools, to further encourage him.
- Finances to enable the ministry to progress.
- Finances to pay salaries of two full time staff and one intern.
- A vehicle that can reach the remote parts of SYRA’s target area.
Partner with us …
Your contribution, large or small, can make a difference in the lives of Nigerian youth and in their communities. You can donate through any SIM office worldwide. Online giving is availble for many countries. Please quote Project Number NG96603 and also give us your full postal or email address so that we may report back to you directly the result of your gift.