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Madagascar World Voice is ready to go on the air when
the two 100,000 watt transmitters are shipped from Houston. Three 40
foot containers are sitting on the dock ready to be loaded onto a ship
going to Madagascar. We have all the documentation and signatures that
we need to do business there. The shipment will be leaving very soon.
God’s timing is always perfect.
Potential Daily Listening Audience
Three billion shortwave radios exist in the world.
Studies show that at any given time throughout the day, 1 billion
shortwave radios are turned on with an average of three people
listening. This means that at any given time during the day, we could
have a potential listening audience of 3 billion people.
Over 1 billion people speak Mandarin Chinese.
Daily broadcasts and a very busy Chinese website provide messages of
hope and salvation to interested Chinese listeners scattered all
over the world (China, Africa, North and South America and Southeast
More than 280 million people worldwide know the
Russian language. Regular contacts come to us from Russia, Ukraine,
Kazakhstan, Germany, India, Mexico, Finland and other countries of
the world. Many Russian people find us by viewing our Russian
Arabic is the 6th most common language in the
world. It is the official language in 27 countries. The 10/40
window of northern Africa and the Middle East is home to 90% of the
world’s unchurched people. Our focus from Madagascar will be this
Four hundred million Spanish-speaking people live
throughout most countries of the world. From voiced programs and
website contacts, we receive 1,500 requests from our Spanish
listeners every year for Bible correspondence courses and other
We have many hours of programming ready for
Africa from the new station in Madagascar. English for Africa will
reach a great majority of African people with programs like, “Ask
the Doctor”, “Paths to a Happy Home”, and interviews with people who
“Make a Difference”.
English programming from Alaska has been
broadcast daily for almost 32 years. We appreciate many listeners
from Japan, Australia, India, New Zealand, and the Philippines.
More people in China are taking English classes than there are
people in America.
The World Is Listening
We have websites for most of our language services.
Over the last 12 months, there have been over 5.4 million hits on our 5
websites. Recently on the Chinese search engine, baidu.com, (Chinese
equivalent of Google), when we typed in Christian radio station, our
Alaska station, KNLS, was the first one mentioned. Over 900 Muslims
have been baptized into Christ in the country of Morocco by a brother
who first heard the Gospel over KNLS. To God be the glory for these and
many other responses to the gospel.
The programming is ready to begin
English for Africa programming.
Our second Medical Missions trip to
Madagascar just occurred, and it was very successful.