Covid-19 Response in Patripul: Documentary

I want to help Few communities were as hard hit as the Dalit families of Patripul, near Mumbai. There we fed hundreds of men, women and children seven times over eight months in 2020, and as India staggers under the impact of a second wave of Covid, we continue to support them today. We want … Read more …

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Prayer Focus Winter 2021/22

I want to help “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6   Wednesday 1st – Saturday 4th:  This week we recognise the International Day of … Read more …

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Andrew’s Story: Left Behind

I want to help *Andrew’s mum went to work as a housemaid in the Middle East after divorcing his dad, who went to prison for drugs offences. She badly needed the money. Andrew was left behind in Sri Lanka. His gran took good care of him, and made sure he went to school. But that … Read more …

Newsbrief Winter 2021

I want to help In this issue: Our Christmas Appeal fighting trafficking and protecting children in Sri Lanka, news of our work helping children with disabilities in Uganda, and launching our alternative Christmas gifts offering greener cleaner solar power for rural families in poverty

Prayer Focus November 2021

I want to help “But God will never forget the needy; the hope of the afflicted will never perish.” Psalm 9:18 Monday 1st – Saturday 6th:  This week we pray for our partners Emmanuel Ministries and their work in Kolkata, India, at Calcutta Emmanuel School and Pavement Clubs. On Monday give thanks and pray for … Read more …

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Girls Go Too!

I want to help In South Sudan, the sad reality is that a girl is more likely to die in pregnancy or childbirth than to complete primary education. We are doing what we can to change that, one step at a time. At Agok primary school, the girls’ toilets were dangerously decrepit after being damaged … Read more …

“New Dreams for My Little Girl and Me”

I want to help *Yamu was raped by her stepfather when she was barely a teenager. By 15, she was a mum. Desperate to escape, Yamu put her daughter up for adoption and left for the Middle East, to work as a migrant housemaid. “You needed no qualifications for this job, and I met those requirements,” … Read more …

Christmas Appeal 2021: Modern Slavery and Motherless Children

I want to help   Give Now As many as one million Sri Lankan children are left motherless every year, as poverty and lack of opportunity force women overseas to work as housemaids in the Middle East. The migrant housemaid industry sends impoverished Sri Lankan women to work in rich households in countries including Kuwait, … Read more …

Prayer Focus October 2021

I want to help “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand…” Isaiah 41:10 Friday 1st – Saturday 9th:  This week we pray for our partner DS and for the … Read more …

Prayer Focus September 2021

I want to help “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.”  Matthew 5:3-5 Wednesday 1st – Saturday 4th:  This week we pray for the team at New Day Centre … Read more …

Prayer Focus August 2021

I want to help “Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”  Lamentations 3:21-23 Sunday 1st – Saturday 7th:  This week we pray for our Harvest Appeal and … Read more …