IREF (UK) is the UK support branch of the India Rural Evangelical Fellowship (IREF), an indigenous Indian mission working in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
IREF is an evangelical Christian development organisation, dedicated to reaching the rural villages of Andhra Pradesh in South India with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
IREF work toward this goal by mobilising individual Christians, planting and enabling local churches and caring for children by providing them with a Christian education. There are over 65 million people living in 30,000 villages in the state of Andhra Pradesh alone.
You can support the work of IREF through us in several different ways, such as prayer, financial donations and child sponsorship.
On Saturday 22 August 2020, a special online event was held to celebrate 40 years of IREF.
It was hosted by IREF USA and featured an update about their work during the COVID-19 outbreak, a history of IREF (UK) and a testimony and song from the IREF staff and students.