For he has not ignored or belittled the suffering of the needy. He has not turned his back on them, but has listened to their cries for help. – Psalm 22:24 (NLT)
Girls, especially, are at risk in Swaziland where they are given up for marriage as early as age 12. This reality is not only due to cultural practices but occurs when families are desperate for income and can give their daughters away for money. Hands at Work is currently focused on expanding work throughout Swaziland in communities like Bhandeni – ask God to reveal those with servant hearts from the local church to care for the vulnerable in their community.
Listen to + watch Devon VanHoffen (International Volunteer, CA) as he shares a story of a family he knows in Bhandeni Community, Swaziland.