Children Living in Vulnerable Areas

This week please pray for:

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Many children have  lost their entire families in war torn Congo in attacks by rebels over a long period and are left in an extremely vulnerable situation.

  • Please pray that they will find a safe place to stay. For Christ’s body in the community to bring the love of Christ to heal the deep wounds of their hearts.
  • Pray for the families of Buhimba community near Goma who do not have safe access to water. Children have to walk over a small mountain to fetch water from Lake Kivu and then carry it on their backs in containers that are tied to their heads.

OSHOEK, South Africa

A poor rural area on the border of South Africa and Swaziland where HANDSATWORK in Africa is currently doing foundational training .

  • Pray for the training and travelling mercies for Hands Volunteers. 

Thank you. Be blessed.


Please Lift Up Swaziland

Hi everyone, I am forwarding a request for prayer from our sister Samantha who is assisting our Swaziland community. As we lift up this family may we also pray for Swaziland as a nation. It has the shortest life expectancy of all the countries we work in: just 37 years. HIV/AIDS has hit Swaziland hard and there are many orphaned children, families are overwhelmed. Especially for the poor, rural area surrounding Ka Phunga help is not readily available. Clinics and hospitals are literally out of reach. 

Please pray for wisdom for the care workers to know how to care for these children and for a renewed sense of calling and renewed love for those they are caring for.


Hi everyone,

I spoke to Nomsa, our coordinator for the Ka Phunga, Swaziland community and she passed on some sad news…

Remember at the  conference Thulile spoke about 3 children that she found eating mud (you can read story here)…they were then placed into a family who took them in and showered them with love and acceptance, they blossomed under their care… sadly this past week their new “mom” was hit by a taxi that lost control. and killed instantly.

Please pray for this family especially the 3 children, Sandile, Myxoli and Lindlwe who have once again had another devastating loss, the father who has a daunting task of looking after 9 children.

A huge blessing  is that he is still happy to keep the 3 children living with him.

Also keep Thulile in your prayers as she is really working with the poorest of the poor in KaPhunga and this is such a blow to her.

Thank you