Heavenly Father, the numbers getting Covid-19, and the numbers dying, are rising significantly in the Masoyi community. Thank You that all the volunteers have been kept safe until now; many are at high risk because of visiting in the community. May you continue to give both protection and courage to each of them”
“Please bless the care workers with compassion for the children under their care, and protection from Covid-19, especially
In the Manzini area: Gugu, Dephen, Agnes, Fikile, Nonhlanhla, and Lorato
“With schools re-starting, may eMasoyi be able to provide school uniforms where they are needed. And with winter in South Africa approaching, may all the children in their care have sufficient blankets to keep warm at night. Thank you for the way you have provided in the past.”
“Thank you that we now have enough funds to provide monthly food parcels for thirty families of orphaned and vulnerable children. Please give wisdom and guidance to the care workers and Selina, the coordinator, as they recommend and select which families are most in need.”
” Thank you for Sellinah, the childcare coordinator; for those making home visits in the Swalala area: Phindile, Jane, Charlotte, Lerato and Portia; and in Jerusalem: Grace, Lucy, Mokholwa and Prudence. Thank you for their love and hard work. May they each rely on You for strength, guidance and wisdom.”
[There are 41 workers in total with eMasoyi, serving over 1,000 orphaned and vulnerable children.]
“Father, please bless those children involved in social and spiritual counselling, group therapy, and support groups, particularly during this time of limited access.
“Thank you that the three care centres can continue to provide hot meals for pre-school children, and those attending the homework club.”*
*Benefiting about 300 children, and funded by Masoyi Trust (UK)
“I pray for the most needy children in Masoyi: that basic food parcels for the most destitute can be provided; for the provision of blankets and school uniforms for those in need; and that I.D. [identity documents] can be obtained where they are missing.”
Approx.£20pm will buy survival rations for a family of four. I.D. is essential to claim State benefits such as child and orphan grants (approximately £22pm and £50pm respectively).
“Father, there are vulnerable children living in Masoyi without secure housing; please keep them safe, and protect them from theft and physical violation.”