Prayer Focus October 2018

I want to help ‘Sing to God…rejoice before him – his name is the Lord. A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.’ Psalm 68:4-6 Monday 1st – Saturday 6th: This week we pray for our work in Uganda and for interim Head of Operations, Jonathan, who is… Read more »

Ailsa’s Story : The Early Days of Global Care

I want to help It was late one night when Ellen and Emmagene heard a knock at the door. Outside was a young woman, who hastily handed over a bundle to the two American missionaries before disappearing into the darkness. The bundle turned out to be a baby, a little girl – Aziza – who… Read more »

‘Serving the Least of These: A Sponsor’s Story’

I want to help “As I chatted with one of the teachers I felt a little person hug my leg! I looked down into the shy, smiling face of the young girl whom a House Group in my church sponsors through Global Care. She is older than the photo we have, but her smile is… Read more »

Joshe’s Story

I want to help Joshe Bose, of Love Your Neighbour, Global Care’s partners in Bangladesh, tells his own story, and explains how his experiences motivated him to dedicate his life to helping vulnerable children.   

Peace Building through Educating the Excluded

I want to help This week, I had the great privilege of listening to some inspirational speakers at the rather wonderful RISING Peace Forum 2018, held here in Coventry, at our Cathedral. These included former leaders of two nations at different ends of the development spectrum – the first democratically-elected female African President, Ellen Johnson… Read more »

Calum’s Story: The Ripple Effect

I want to help Teacher CALUM MACKENZIE has life-changing memories of helping some of the world’s most needy children as a volunteer for Global Care. Calum, who is now a father of four himself, says his experiences through the charity have touched countless lives since. Calum Mackenzie was a student at Birmingham University when he… Read more »

The Wave of Fortune: A Tsunami Story

I want to help The Boxing Day Tsunami in 2004 changed SWARNA’s life forever. Here she tells how good has come from her moment of blackest despair, thanks to Global Care, our Sri Lankan partners and the grace of God.  Swarna lived on the beach with her husband Ajith, their children, and her mother-in-law, in… Read more »

Contentment and Comfort Zones: reflections on a first visit to Uganda

I want to help Student Tim Sigsworth was part of a 20-strong UK volunteer team visiting Global Care’s work in Soroti, Uganda in August. Here Tim reflects on the visit: “Our trip coincided with Global Care’s 35th anniversary and whilst there, I saw countless reminders of why their mission is so important. Here are three… Read more »

Prayer Focus September 2018

I want to help ‘Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory in the heavens. Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.’ Psalm 8:1-2  Saturday 1st – Saturday 8th: This week… Read more »

Madeline’s story

I want to help *Madeline was a happy child, until the age of 12, when her Dad died and her whole world crashed down around her. Her mother had no money to look after the family, so she found work as a live-in maid and sent Madeline to live with her uncle. Her schooling stopped… Read more »