Our Global Impact
Kenya is where YMI began its ministry in 1990 and has since provided formal and informal training in Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Zambia, Ghana, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire).
- Youth Ministered to: 394,300+
- Led to Christ: 272,000+
- Churches Involved: 5,300+
- Youth Leaders Trained: 14,500+
- National Professors: 69
- Partnering Schools: 6
- Formal Graduates: 243
Youth Ministry International began working in South & Southeast Asia in 2003, beginning first in Malaysia, and has provided formal & informal training in Malaysia, China, Nepal, Indonesia, Singapore, Cambodia, Myanmar and India.
- Youth Ministered to: 82,000+
- Led to Christ: 40,000+
- Churches Involved: 1,300+
- Youth Leaders Trained: 7,700+
- National Professors: 81
- Partnering Schools: 11
- Formal Graduates: 497
Youth Ministry International began ministry in Europe in 1996 in the United Kingdom and Romania, and have since conducted both formal and informal training in Romania, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Greece, and France.
- Youth Ministered to: 13,200+
- Led to Christ: 3,300+
- Churches Involved: 220
- Youth Leaders Trained: 750
- National Professors: 7
- Partnering Schools: 2
- Formal Graduates: 71
Training through YMI in Russia and Former Soviet Republics began in Ukraine in 1994. Formal and informal training is currently taking place in Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Uzbekistan.
- Youth Ministered to: 87,000+
- Led to Christ: 40,500+
- Churches Involved: 1,427
- Youth Leaders Trained: 3,770
- National Professors: 7
- Partnering Schools: 5
- Formal Graduates: 253
Youth Ministry International’s Latin American ministry began in 1996 in Mexico, and has now provided formal and informal training in Mexico, Cuba, Venezuela, Brazil and Ecuador.
- Youth Ministered to: 197,250+
- Led to Christ: 94,300+
- Churches Involved: 2,659
- Youth Leaders Trained: 8,000+
- National Professors: 60
- Partnering Schools: 10
- Formal Graduates: 829
Impact Goals by 2027
Regional Trainers (currently 27)
Centers for Youth Ministry (currently 52)
National Trainers (currently 225)
Formal Graduates/Students (currently 2,957)
Trained Youth Workers (currently 34,797)
Christ Followers (currently 451,312)
Churched Youth (currently 773,643)
Have a Vision for the World of Youth?
For the first time in history, beginning in 2008, the world’s population under the age of 24 surpassed 50 percent.
Currently, there are 3.2 billion young people in the world today between the ages of 10 and 29, and 2.3 billion of these young people have never heard the gospel.