Approximately 32% of Kenya’s population is considered to be youth who will shape the future of the country and the church. The Youth Workers Toolkit Project equips youth leaders to be effective disciple-makers. Leaders are invited to attend a 2-day interactive training conference at the end of which each participant receives a toolkit comprising more than 40 books and DVDs to resource their ministry. A gift of £4 will subsidise the cost of a youth worker attending a training conference.
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The Rural Education Project provides basic schooling for some of the poorest families in South Asian society. By establishing simple, single-room schools – some are even outdoors – in areas where these families are found, the rural education project provides children with essential teaching in basic subjects as well as teaching from the Bible. A gift of £8 will allow a child to attend school in a nearby town for one month.
The Rural Education Project provides basic schooling for some of the poorest families in South Asian society. By establishing simple, single-room schools – some are even outdoors – in areas where these families are found, the rural education project provides children with essential teaching in basic subjects as well as teaching from the Bible. A gift of £4 will provide one child with meals for a week.
SIM partners serving in Iraq are providing child friendly spaces for displaced Iraqi families and Syrian refugees. Managed by believers, the child friendly spaces offer the children an opportunity to recover and develop by providing educational, recreational and psychosocial support activities. A gift of £4 will buy two children lunch for one week.
The oral scripture use training project helps low literacy Quechua church leaders to learn the stories of the Bible sequentially in Quechua so they can teach the stories to others. A gift of £7 will provide a Quechua village with 10 Bible story books to help them learn the stories of God's word.
The current operating theatre at Mukinge Mission Hospital is old and it is a struggle to meet the demands of surgical needs. The planned new theatre will have five operating rooms, a recovery area, sterilizing room, clinic, and an attached ICU-a huge improvement that will provide better surgical services for the people of Kasempa and beyond. A gift of £5 will buy a bag of cement to help with the building project.
The Mekelle Youth Centre works with thousands of youth in northern Ethiopia, providing sporting facilities and activities, computer classes, HIV/AIDs education and English classes for young people aged 8-20. Most of the young people who attend MYC cannot afford the books necessary for their studies. A gift of £5 will buy a book for the library that the young people can access in Tigrinya, Amharic or English.
The Church planting project in central Asia aims to plant culturally relevant expressions of the body of Christ among a group of people where there is almost no church and there has been little gospel witness for the last 150 years. A gift of £5 will pay for a meal to help a Christian worker build relationships within the community.
Mukinge Hill Academy Vulnerable Children’s scholarship project seeks to identify and give vulnerable children in the community access to a high quality primary education, that they couldn’t otherwise afford. This will improve their opportunities and their families circumstances in the longer term. Each day the children are taught from the Bible and teachers seek to introduce them to Jesus as their Lord and Saviour so that they also leave school with a firm foundation in their faith.
English Language Ministries (ELM) is the Serving In Mission project which provides opportunity for the Bridge school in Ethiopia to impact the lives of their students with the gospel. ELM run a social program, an 'English Cafe' and Bible studies. As an example, following an English lesson where the environment and pollution were studied, an optional Bible study was run called 'Getting clean from spiritual pollution'. Sixteen students attended.
A gift of £5 will pay for 3 lessons for a morning student.