Prayer Focus, June 2020

I want to help “… those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Isaiah 40: 31  Monday 1st – Saturday 6th: This week is National Volunteers week and we pray for our … Read more …

Five Reasons Why Grassroots Charities Are Good In A Crisis

I want to help We’re proud of the way we’ve helped vulnerable communities in the coronavirus pandemic. Even though we’re a small charity, we’ve fed thousands of hungry people in ten countries on four continents, and provided vital hygiene tools for thousands more. Our success is rooted in our grassroots model of working: All our … Read more …

Don’t Let Them Starve In Lockdown

I want to help “If they can’t work, they can’t eat. It really is as simple as that.’ The words of our partners in India echo around the world. In Syria, Uganda, Guatemala, Bangladesh and Kenya. In Sri Lanka, in Albania… our grassroots partners tell us the same thing: Lockdown doesn’t really keep vulnerable families … Read more …

Too Precious For Poison

I want to help Living in lockdown in Patripul, India, a family with seven children planned to poison themselves to prevent a slow death from starvation. They had used up every single rupee they had left, and when the husband went out to beg for money, he was beaten by the police. Then Global Care’s … Read more …

Keep Kibera Safe

I want to help If you live in Africa’s largest slum, in a 10×10 shack, amongst thousands of shacks, crammed back to back with no running water, you just don’t have the tools to keep yourself safe from the coronavirus. Our partners in Kibera, Kenya, have set up 25 water points at strategic locations throughout … Read more …

Prayer Focus May 2020

I want to help “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4: 4-7 Friday 1st – Saturday 9th: This week we … Read more …

Action Speaks Louder

I want to help Water points in Kibera, food parcels in a Mumbai slum, hygiene training in rural Zambia – just a few weeks ago none of these activities were on Global Care’s ‘to-do’ list! However, as we all know, the Coronavirus pandemic changed everything, overnight. The last three weeks have seen an enormous burst … Read more …

2.6 Challenge

I want to help Scroll to the bottom to see some of the challenges our donors are undertaking! The 2.6 challenge is a national fundraising campaign to support the work of charities affected  by the loss of major annual spring and summer fundraisers, due to the coronavirus lockdown. Massive events like the London Marathon raise … Read more …

How Three Weeks Can Change Everything: A Word from the CEO

I want to help “Are you mad! No one will want to help!”  This was what one person told me when they heard that Global Care was launching an appeal to help vulnerable children overseas, affected by the coronavirus crisis. I hope and pray they were wrong. Three weeks ago I was in Nairobi, Kenya, … Read more …