Prayer Requests for April/May/June 2016
TRAINING OF VOLUNTEERS:
27-28th April at Eagles Nest Christian School, Limpopo, South Africa – Give thanks for these young people who give of their time to minister to children in local communities.
16th-19th May at a rubbish dump in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe – Give thanks that we have received most of the funding needed for this work amongst the poorest of the poor. Pray for the volunteers who are willing to work in this difficult place, that they will stay healthy and that the training we give them will help them serve the children who live on or near the dump.
13-18th June in Vingerkraal (Bela Bela), a new project with Project HO:PE Africa – Pray for good quality volunteers and that this new partnership will enable us to serve more children.
23-26 May Evaluation and further training of the volunteers in Makuru Slum, Nairobi, Kenya – Give thanks for the volunteers who started working in this slum in January. Pray that the time with them will encourage them and help them serve and teach the children more effectively. Pray that the children as well as learning to read and write will respond to God’s love shown them by the volunteers.
OSWW SOUTH AFRICA AGM:
7th May – Pray for the preparations for the AGM, acceptance of the new OSWW SA Constitution and that God will lead us to the right people to become members and officers of the Board.
STAFF RETREAT AND TRAINING:
9-13 May Pray that Alan, Dorian, Mitchell, Carol, Monique and Vidah will be encouraged and refreshed through the time together in reflection, worship and prayer. Pray that the training sessions in curriculum, accounting and communications will help us become more efficient and effective.
6-10 June Alan and Dorian are working in Cape Town with a small team of writers to produce a youth life-skills curriculum to complement our Route 86:11 Board Game – Pray that this team will produce an effective tool to teach Bible centred life skills to teenagers.
The staff team have a lot of travel during the next 8 weeks by road and air – Give thanks for the new 4X4 vehicle that was donated a few months ago. Pray for safety on the long drives on roads where there are many accidents. Pray for God’s protection in the many flights that are necessary, for no hassles going through customs, and security checks. Please pray for good health, energy and stamina for all the staff team during the next 8 busy and demanding weeks.