Updated MAY 3, 2019
Prayer is primary!
“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”– Matthew 28:19-20
Pray for the gogos and children who lost their homesin the cyclone – Pray for speedy constuction before the cold season in June and July. Pray for the successful distribution Friday, May 3 of relief itemsto the gogos who were affected by the floods that hit Zomba. SAFE sourced these relief items locally for distribution to the gogos.
Pray for Lameck as he conducts an evangelism and discipleship training for pastors and community leaders at Lake Chilwa, a predomently Muslim area. This will take place May 13-17. Pray for the Holy Spirit of God to teach and lead them in God’s love and truth as they reach out to their neighbors.
Pray for Malawi as they move toward their elections May 21 --that there be peace and no violence.
Pray for the safety and protection of the little childrenstarting their 3rd term in SAFE’s 20 CBCCs.
Pray for the June Why Wait? training in Zomba for 63 teachers from Zomba and Lake Chiwa (Machinga) schools to be trained to teach this impactful Biblical life skills curriculum!Pray for the health of the participants and the facilitaors.
Pray for the teachers from 15 schools who attended the “Mailbox Club” (Bible Club) training in April. Pray they impliment what they learned with the students and keep a close walk with the Lord.
Pray for the Mailbox Club members (Christian Bible Clubs) who will be sitting for primary school final exams, May 8-9.
Pray for the inmates at Mikuyu 1 and 2, Mphyupsyu and Domasi Prisons. The prison ministry resumes May 3. Inmates have been in the fields harvesting the Maize from the prison maize fields. SAFE has been granted permission by the prison authotities to minister in these 4 prisons.
Prayfor SAFE’sannual planning and budgeting for the 2019-20 to start in May. Pray that the process will go on well and that we shall have an approved budget by 2 July 2019.
Pray for the health and preparation of the mission team leaving in May to work with SAFE. Pray for SAFE as they prepare to receive this team.
Pray for the 3 mission teamsgoing to Malawi in May, July and August. Pray for their support and preparation. Pray for the SAFE staff as they prepare to receive this team.
Pray for encouragement and connection for the Gogo Leaders and Prayer Leadersat their retreat May 22
Continued Prayer Items…
Pray for the successful recruitment of a capable full-time SAFE Supervisor for the Northern Regionwhere we have 3 sponsored SAFE village areas.
Pray for our 80 caregivers that they will not grow weary in well doing as they teach and care for over 2,200 little children in our CBCCs (preschools)
Pray for staffing and funding to open doors in Malawi to bring Why Wait?Life Skillsteacher’s training, curriculum and Bibles into all the primary and secondary schools surrounding our 20 CBCCs. Keep praying – doors are opening!
The team of educators we are calling B.U.I.L.D. (Building/Biblical Understanding In Literacy Development). Mary Phiri, Brenda Lisimba, Charlotte Day and several educators in Malawi, and Stacy Meyer and her team in the U.S.. Pray for wisdon and fundingto develop useful Chichewa literacy tools and trainings. (There are no books written in Chichewa for preschoolers and we have an opportunity to make many of these books with Biblcal content)
Favorable outcome of the Memorandum of Understanding between SAFE and Zomba City Council regarding the expansion of the SAFE Haven area and the future Memorial Library for Dick Day.
For God to multiply our Gogo groups and sponsors in the U.S. and to perfectly match them to the needs and growth of our programs and personnel in Malawi!
Pray for each of our SAFE staff:
Happy Makala, Executive Director
Charlotte Day, SAFE International Coordinator
Mary Phiri, Director of ECD & Gogo Grandmothers
Benjamin Khoswe, Director of Finance and Administration
Precious Ntibula, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Catherine Cheonga, Regional Education Coordinator
Lameck Kananji, Jesus Film Coordinator
Aaron Gondwe, SAFE Haven Supervisor
Brenda Lisimb, Community Supervisor-Zomba
Michael Mvundula Khumalo, Community Supervisor-Kachindamoto
Timaleni Biswick, Accounts Assistant
Sydney Kapindu, DriverPray for our 80 caregivers that they will not grow weary in well doing as they teach and care for over 2,200 little children in our CBCCs (preschools)
Thank God for…
The gogo 53 homes that are in the process of being rebuilt. Some are already at roof level. Thanking the Lord for all those who gave to help make this possible!
Cathy Cheonga’s successful trip to Uganda April 14-18to train teachers in WhyWait? Biblical Life Skills Curriculum. Pastors, teachers and counselors came with a common goal of wanting to bring change to their families, schools and communities. Thanking the Lord for the teachers implementing the Why Wait? Curriculum in Malawi schools and now in Uganda!
The gift of 50 Mega Voice Players “Talking Bibles” that are helping teach God’s Word in all our sponsored villages. Over 100 people can hear God’s Word from this little device!
The two CBCCs (preschools) in the northern region, Tayamba and Muwowo, that have their walls almost built!Thanking the Lord for these 2 SAFE places being built to teach and care for young children!
The new brick dividing walls for classrooms going upin the Kachindamoto CBCC.