(Not) Back To School: Lent Appeal 2021

I want to help Disrupted education is a widespread side effect of the coronavirus pandemic, and too many children in vulnerable communities will live with the consequences for a lifetime. Out-of-school, children aren’t just failing to learn, they are at higher risk of child labour, abuse and exploitation, early or forced child marriage and recruitment … Read more …

Prayer Focus February 2021

I want to help … Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. … But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. Isaiah 53: … Read more …

Registration Pack 50 Miles

I want to help Thank  you for signing up to take part in our 50 Miles in 30 Days challenge! Please download your registration pack letter and a sponsorship form, if desired, from the links on this page. If you’d like to read more about the work of Spurgeons Academy, the school we are supporting … Read more …

A Sad Scrooge Celebrates

I want to help If you asked any of my family, they’d say I’m a bit of a scrooge when it comes to Christmas.  When my daughters were younger I loved it. Sharing their joy and expectation. The advent calendar being robbed each day. The yearly visits to Santa. The Panto. The Christmas Day service … Read more …

Winter Prayer Focus 2020/21

I want to help “But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; He is the Messiah, the Lord.’.” Luke 2: 10-12 Tuesday 1st – Saturday 5th: … Read more …

Building Better Futures

I want to help Leila has eight children. Only four attend school. Her oldest son dropped out before he finished primary school because the family needed money. Leila doesn’t mind, she never went to school herself so she doesn’t really see the value in education. They live from day to day, dependent on whatever they … Read more …

Tackling Child Poverty In Ethiopia

I want to help Ethiopia is home to 41 million children. Even pre-Covid, a massive 36 million were estimated by the UN to be ‘multidimensionally poor’. That’s a staggering 88% of Ethiopian children living in dire poverty; not just financially insecure, but with inadequate access to vital long-term services like housing, sanitation and education. Of … Read more …

Marvin’s Story

I want to help Eight year-old *Marvin is one of the children benefitting from our Rukungiri disability project. Marvin has cerebral palsy, and walking long distances is a challenge. His parents work as casual labourers and struggle to earn enough for basic needs. The whole family of two adults and four children live in a single room.    Marvin started school … Read more …

Prayer Focus November 2020

I want to help “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid.” John 14:27 Sunday 1st – Saturday 7th: This week we pray for our partners at New … Read more …