Persecuted children’s projects

Thanks to you, 296,000 children were encouraged in their faith through practical and spiritual care. 

Persecution can be particularly distressing for children – especially when they don’t understand why they are being discriminated against. It means so much to them to know their global family are supporting them. Fasil* and Ezana* (7) from Ethiopia were vulnerable to discrimination and attack at school because of their Christian faith. Thanks to your support and prayers, Open Doors partners and their church were able to build a bridge school to cater to all children, regardless of religion, free of charge. It’s made a huge difference! 

Ermias*, the boys’ father, shares that they were placed second and third in their class at the end of the school year with really good marks. We also asked you to pray for provision for the school to expand – and God provided! The school has added a year two class, and they are currently in the process of adding two more classes so the school can remain open in line with government policy. Thank you for making this possible. 

Ermias asks, “Continue to pray for my children – pray that they will study diligently and that their future will be bright. Also pray that they will grow spiritually and know God in everything they do.” 

*Names changed for security reasons

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