5 MAY ’21 | PRAY FOR CAMBODIA

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Dear prayer partners, According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Cambodia is currently struggling with its worst COVID-19 outbreak since the pandemic began last year. In less than three months, Cambodia has reported more than 13,000 cases and more than 90 deaths. The government initiated strict lockdowns, hoping to curb the spread of the virus….

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28 APRIL ’21 | PRAY FOR INDIA

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Dear prayer partners, On Monday 26 April, India’s new coronavirus infections hit a record peak for a fifth day, as countries including Britain, Germany, and the United States pledged to send urgent medical aid to help battle the crisis overwhelming India’s hospitals. India’s daily new COVID-19 infections have consistently exceeded 300,000 and deaths are currently…

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21 APRIL ’21 | PRAY FOR KENYA

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Dear prayer partners, On 8 April, a Kenyan court temporarily halted the government’s plans to forcefully evict over 400,000 refugees from two of Africa’s largest camps, but the fate of the two camps remains uncertain. This injunction came after Kenya’s interior ministry gave the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) a 14-day ultimatum to…

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14 APRIL ’21 | PRAY FOR UKRAINE

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Dear prayer partners, In recent days, tensions between Ukraine and Russia have escalated and prompted fears of a renewal in the armed conflict between Ukraine troops and Russian-backed separatists in the east of the country. In 2015 and in 2020, peace deals and ceasefires were agreed upon by Ukraine and the separatists, however, the terms…

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7 APRIL ’21 | PRAY DURING RAMADAN

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Dear prayer partners, From dusk on Tuesday 13 April till Wednesday 12 May, the world’s Muslims will daily fast from sunrise to sunset. Ramadan is considered a time of self-denial, spiritual reflection, and community. This year, Ramadan comes at a time when the world still confronts the COVID-19 pandemic and Muslim-majority nations face many other…

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31 MARCH ’21 | PRAY FOR MOZAMBIQUE

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Dear prayer partners, On Sunday 28 March, thousands of people were evacuated from Mozambique’s northern town of Palma to the provincial capital Pemba after it was violently overrun by armed insurgents. Dozens of people are feared dead, and many remain unaccounted for, according to a spokesperson from the Mozambique’s defence department. The initial attack began…

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24 MARCH ’21 | PRAY FOR AUSTRALIA

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Dear prayer partners, Over the past week, heavy rainfall has led to some of the worst flooding in decades in Australia’s state of New South Wales. Surging rivers have burst their banks, swallowing homes, roads, bridges, and farmland. Around 18,000 people have been evacuated across New South Wales, emergency services fear up to 54,000 people…

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17 MARCH ’21 | PRAY FOR SYRIA

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Dear prayer partners, A decade ago, this month, war erupted within the nation of Syria. Unrest and protests began on 15 March 2011 against the Ba’athist government of President Bashar al-Assad and escalated into an on-going war, involving numerous international role-players. The war has caused an unbearable level of suffering for all Syrians and has…

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10 MARCH ’21 | PRAY FOR MYANMAR

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Dear prayer partners, On Sunday 7 March, one of the biggest protests took place in Myanmar’s largest city Yangon, where police responded with stun grenades and teargas. In the second-largest city, Mandalay, thousands of people attended a sit-in protest. These anti-coup protests have continued despite escalating violent crackdowns from authorities. Overnight raids have targeted activists…

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3 MARCH ’21 | PRAY FOR NIGERIA

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Dear prayer partners, Three mass abductions of schoolchildren have occurred in Nigeria since December 2020. The latest, on Friday 26 February, occurred in Zamfara state where gunmen seized 317 girls – who have thankfully been released.  The previous week, 27 students, three staff and 12 members of their families were abducted by an armed gang…

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