Awana is a non-profit organization which provides materials and program solutions for evangelism and discipleship of children and teens. They help churches and parents work together to develop spiritually strong children and youth who faithfully follow Jesus Christ. The founders of Awana derived the Awana name from the first letters of Approved workmen are not ashamed, as taken from 2 Timothy 2:15.
Their programs offer a seek to evangelize and disciple kids in the church and community. They have reported that among alumni who participated in their programs for at least six years, 92.7 percent still attend church at least weekly as adults.[Citation Needed] By the end of 2019, 4,829,987 kid had been touched by their programs.