Quechua Ministry

The 4 million Quechua spread throughout central Bolivia make up one of the largest least-reached groups in Latin America. Christ is still not known among many remote Quechua communities in the mountains and jungles.

We envision multicultural teams serving with compassion and empowering Quechua communities to address needs such as medicine and safe water. We encourage missionaries from other Latin American countries or from newer sending contexts to join these teams.

Our multicultural medical team serving Potosí and the surrounding rural communities represents the only missionary presence among the Quechua in that part of Bolivia. This team is also involved in orality-based outreach and training. SIM missionaries in Sucre are currently studying the Quechua language and culture intensively in order to engage in storytelling ministry in rural Quechua communities where Christ is not known. 

Come and Serve

Engineer for Water Development
Primary Care Physician

Prayers

1

Pray for wisdom as we seek to minister to Quechua in urban and rural settings, and for discernment to know how to respond to each group’s specific needs. 

2

Pray that the Quechua church would understand salvation by grace and that believers need to demonstrate grace in their daily lives.


Stories about this ministry

When you are tested to despair

Australian Anne-Sophie says it’s harder to see beauty in her surroundings back in Niger where she serves as a GP-obstetrician and chief medical officer at Galmi Hospital.

Jairo asks God to use him

Jairo, like many young Jesus followers, encountered struggles. Find out how he persevered and offered his life in service to Christ.

Hang up your capes: Jesus is the real hero of the faith

Are we putting missionaries on a pedestal? Mission work isn't unattainable ⁠— find out more about how all Jesus followers can be faithful witnesses.

Benjamin trusts God to provide water

Benjamin wanted to emulate Jesus’ ministry of reconciliation, while tangibly helping people through earthly problems.

Kingdom opportunity follows house call

Samuel, a family physician from Australia, and his family moved to Paraguay two years ago to be involved in rural evangelism and church planting where there aren’t any churches.

Tan and Izumi take the gospel from Japan to Tanzania

God led Tan and his family to Africa, though it took much time and prayer.

When you are tested to despair

Australian Anne-Sophie says it’s harder to see beauty in her surroundings back in Niger where she serves as a GP-obstetrician and chief medical officer at Galmi Hospital.

Jairo asks God to use him

Jairo, como muchos jóvenes seguidores de Jesús, tuvo muchas pruebas. Descubra cómo se mantuvo firme y ofreció su vida al servicio de Cristo.

Hang up your capes: Jesus is the real hero of the faith

Are we putting missionaries on a pedestal? Mission work isn't unattainable ⁠— find out more about how all Jesus followers can be faithful witnesses.

Benjamin trusts God to provide water

Benjamin wanted to emulate Jesus’ ministry of reconciliation, while tangibly helping people through earthly problems.

Kingdom opportunity follows house call

Samuel, a family physician from Australia, and his family moved to Paraguay two years ago to be involved in rural evangelism and church planting where there aren’t any churches.

Tan and Izumi take the gospel from Japan to Tanzania

God led Tan and his family to Africa, though it took much time and prayer.