Befriend International Students


Close to 1 million international students are studying in the United States and Canada 

Another million of their family members join them. Many of these students are future world leaders. They are Buddhists, Hindus, or Muslims from countries like China, India, and Saudi Arabia.  
40% of the world's 220 Heads of State once studied in the US.

40% of the world's 220 Heads of State once studied in the US.

80% of all international students never enter an American's home

80% will never go into a church. Does that bother you? Does it bother you enough that you are going to change this statistic? Just think, you might befriend the future president of Egypt. The previous one studied in Southern California. Watch Coming to a School Near You! to see a young couple reaching out to international students.

There are many things you could do to help. Here is some ideas to get you started.

Watch: Is Russia’s Next Prime Minister Studying Near You?


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