Children are the future of any society, and right now, many children in South Asia find their futures may be teetering on a cliff’s edge.
The coronavirus pandemic brought with it fear and uncertainty: fear of fatal illness or starvation and uncertainty for the future. UNICEF reports that the livelihoods of 600 million children in South Asia are threatened by the coronavirus, and up to 120 million more could be pushed into poverty.1 In this tumultuous period, GFA workers are bringing Christ’s love to children and their families, whether through gifts of food or encouraging, taking-all-precautions visits.
During times of normalcy, GFA congregations bless the children in their midst through Vacation Bible School, Sunday School and Youth Fellowship. Through these ministries, boys and girls are learning more about their loving Creator and are building a foundation in Him. And as they establish their own hope in Christ, many children are able to help their siblings and parents on their journeys with Jesus!
Please join us this month in praying for Children's Ministry in Asia.
1“Lives Upended.” Simon Ingram. UNICEF. June 2020. https://www.unicef.org/rosa/reports/lives-upended