“Let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” Hebrews 10:24

YfCI AFRICA OFFICE

Area Director [AD]: Hilary Lewis-Nicol [Melrose]

 

  • Praise Jesus for faithful staff in the area office. Entrust Hilary, Charles, Danny & Riraqi to Him for wisdom, strength and good health to continue the work.
  • Thank God for committed people serving in YfC Africa. Approach Him for strength for them as they serve Him and ask for the salvation and discipleship of many youth on the continent.
  • We are grateful for the way the Lord is providing for ministry in Africa through local and international partners. Trust HIM for enough funds and resources to bring the Gospel to youth.
  • Please pray for the Power and internet problems in Ghana to be solved so that the office can run smoothly.

AFRICA LEADERSHIP TEAM [ALT]

Hilary Lewis-Nicol, Jean Baptiste Mugarura, David Kadalie, EJ van As, Josue Akowanou, Koekoes van As, Anne Musya-Ngwiri, Ravo Maharavo Fetra & Abu Conteh

  • Thank Adonai for willing ALT members and their good health. Petition Him for a life of obedience, a deep relationship with Jesus and for good health.
  • Honour the Ancient of Days for safe travels and for keeping their families safe in their absence. Continue to present the safety and good health of their loved ones unto God.
  • We are grateful for God’s faithful provision to the ALT. Trust our Provider for finances enabling them to attend ALT meetings and to visit the nations in their regions, also for safe travels.
  • Intercede for them for guidance and wisdom in their daily tasks especially to implement what was decided at the last meetings.
  • Entrust our need for a liaison person unto our Provider.

TRAINING/DEVELOPMENT DESK [TDD] & SOUTHERN REGION [SR]

Training & Southern Region Director: EJ van As [Koekoes]

  • Thank Abba Father for His faithfulness in providing for these departments. Pray for enough resources to run this office and training department effectively and for a full time secretary.
  • Praise Jesus for all the work we could do in April. Bring Mpho’s upcoming trip to Zimbabwe & Botswana unto God and that good assessment would be done for the next project.
  • Exalt our High Priest for safe journeys for Mpho to the Netherlands and for EJ & Mpho to Lesotho. Entrust the World wide Regional Directors conference 11-17 May and YEPT (Young Evangelist Pioneering training) from 15-22 May meeting in Magaliesburg into God’s care.

EAST AFRICA REGION

East Africa Director: Jean Baptiste Mugarura [Marina]

  • Currently JB is on much needed family leave. Intercede for complete healing for Marina and for strength and stamina for JB and the rest of the family.
  • Bring David Kadalie & Anne Musya-Ngwiri, who are standing in for JB in his region, unto the Spirit for wisdom and guidance.
  • Appreciate the Holy One for strong ministry across the East Africa Region. Trust Him to enable staff, volunteers and board members to reach the youth of their nations.
  • Continue bringing Burundi‘s Presidential elections end of this month unto Jesus, praying for the pre-election violence to stop and safety for citizens.

 

FRANCOPHONE REGION

Francophone Director: Josue Akowanou [Prisca]

  • Glorify God for good health for Josue, Prisca and the 2 boys. Trust HIM for strength, health, spiritual growth and financial provision for them.
  • Thank our Provider for providing for the Akowanou family. Submit Josue’s traveling plans in the region unto Him.
  • Pray that a vibrant YfC ministry will start and continue in every French speaking country.
  • Pray for peace and stability in this region especially against the extremist groups being very active, protection for people and changed hearts.

 

EAST INDIAN OCEAN ISLAND REGION

Island Nations Director: Ravo Maharavo Fetra [Lalasoa]

  • Praise the Lord for faithful staff and volunters serving all over the Island Region. Trust HIM for wisdom and provision to pioneer Reunion and Nation C./Mayotte, also for enough funds to do their ministry well.
  • Honour the Father for every opportunity we have to proclaim the Gospel on the different islands. Pray that He will protect staff, volunteers and Board members who work here.
  • Entrust Ravo and all his travels this month to South Africa and Canada unto God and that he will have a fruitful time wherever he goes.

 

WEST AFRICA ANGLOPHONE REGION [WAA]

West Africa Director: Abu S. Conteh [Janet]

  • Lift up in prayer the Ebola virus outbreak –, eradication of the disease, wisdom for the health workers, protection for people, opening up of borders, etc.
  • Bless the Lord for enabling Abu in his role as RD. Ask Him for guidance and wisdom in his daily tasks, to provide for him and for spiritual and physical protection.
  • Glorify the Everlasting King for committed people serving in the WAA. Intercede for the ND’s and Abu to be connected even if he can’t visit them due to the ban on traveling.

 

LEADERSHIP & PIONEERING DESK

Leadership & Pioneering Director: David Kadalie [Denise]

Mandy Carolus – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour our Provider for His faithfulness in providing for personal and ministry costs. Pray for David as he is busy organizing the YEPT conference later this month.
  • Continue to intercede for good health for the Kadalies, also enough finances to do ministry.
  • We are grateful for the good time Melissa had with us in ministry. Pray for Mandy who took over Melissa’s role and is doing a good job serving.
  • Praise Jesus that the French translation of David’s book is doing well and is at the publishers. Intercede for a fresh motivation for the members of the Bonnytoun settlement who are busy doing the Network Course.

 

PRAYER DESK

Prayer Coordinator: Koekoes van As [EJ]

  • Thank the Almighty One for Desiree who serves as Regional Prayer Coordinator for the SR. Submit her unto God for wisdom as she coordinates prayer efforts in that region.
  • We are grateful for every national prayer coordinator serving in Africa. Ask the Spirit for guidance for them; also ask for prayer coordinators for every country in Africa where YfC is working in.
  • Admire the Father for prayer supporters carrying our ministry. Trust our Father to bless them and to add more prayer warriors to our ranks.

 

YOUNG LEADERS [YL] DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME/MINISTRY MULTIPLIERS

Area Coordinator: Anne Musya-Ngwiri [Gilbert]

  • We are grateful for faithful young people in this programme. Ask Jesus to empower new graduates to stay committed and multiply themselves.
  • Honour our Father for His guidance to Anne. Intercede for her for wisdom in running the YL Programme and for the effective development of this programme.
  • Exalt God for the resources we have to run this programme. Pray that this 2 year young leader’s development programme will bear much fruit.

YOUNG EVANGELIST PIONEERING TRAINING

A Conference for Young Evangelists to pioneer new areas

15-22 May 2015

  • Pray for 12 delegates coming from 8 countries, visas to be granted, safe travels and prepared hearts.
  • Ask the Spirit to guide the guest speakers in their presentations and to interact with the delegates in a life-changing way.
  • We are thankful for the progress in organizing the conference this far. Trust God for the rest of the organizing, reminding us of things forgotten, good health and safety for all at the conference, fruitful time, etc.
  • Pray that this conference and the 12-month continuation of it will have a huge impact in the ministry of YfC in Africa.

ANGOLA

Arlindo Isaac Gole – Prayer Coordinator

  • Extol our Provider for His provision and protection to us in the past month. Pray that the youth we are working with will be obedient to the truth they hear from us.
  • Praise the Lord for committed national board members. Ask the Spirit to continue leading them and pray for a positive outcome of the court case regarding our farming property.
  • Thank Jesus for faithful staff and volunteers. Entrust our fundraising actions unto the Father and for protection and good health to all YfC workers.

BENIN

Anthelm Souhouin [Florence]

Yves Ahoyo – Prayer Coordinator

  • Ask the Lord for wisdom and provision so that we would be able to pioneer Central African Republic successfully.
  • Appreciate the Lord for good ministry in schools. Trust HIM that the students we reached will be more willing to reach their peers.
  • We are grateful for a few committed Board members. Intercede for guidance for staff, board and volunteer so that the ministry can go forward even more.
  • Praise the Lord for the piece of land that we have. Ask our Provider for the development of this land into a training centre and ask for new office space.

BOTSWANA

Koekoes van As [EJ] – National Director & Prayer Coordinator

  • Bless the Lord for good visits from previous European volunteers recently. Trust Jesus to grant us favour with the Home Affairs office who is dealing with exemption permits for the Rabie couple, Maruping and Em.
  • Exalt our Father for enabling us to reach youth in schools, Drop In Centre, Bible clubs, pre-school, etc. Pray that we will be able to fix the roof of the Tapologo Day Care Centre soon after termites destroyed the wooden rafters.
  • We are grateful for a good break during the Easter long weekend. Intercede for spiritual growth for the youth who made commitments and obedience to all the messages that they’ve heard.
  • Thank Yahweh-Jireh for providing for our ministry and for some rain. Ask Him for enough rain to fill up the reservoirs, even if it is the end of the rainy season.

BURKINA FASO

Paul Kabore [Celestine]

  • Trust the Prince of Peace for peace in the country and political stability, after the president resigned.
  • We are grateful for the smooth running of the primary & secondary education institution. Intercede for staff and teachers to make a positive impact in the lives of all the learners.
  • Honour Jesus for committed staff & volunteers in YfC Burkina Faso. Ask the Spirit to guide Paul, staff and volunteers in their daily tasks and for physical and spiritual well-being.
  • Praise God for a few willing National Board Members. Ask for renewed passion for them and for new committed members to be added.

BURUNDI

Freddy Tuyizere [Marie-Josee]

Marie-Josee Karerwa – Prayer Coordinator

  • Ask the Lord for wisdom and provision so that in cooperation with Rwanda we would be able to pioneer the Democratic Republic of the Congo successfully.
  • Continue bringing Burundi‘s Presidential elections end of this month unto Jesus, praying for the pre-election violence to stop and safety for citizens.
  • We are grateful for the difference that we make in the lives of nearly 1 00 children in the different school projects. Pray for a reliable electricity source for the schools and the Homes of Hope.
  • Glorify the King of kings that we could open the Makamba House of Hope. Trust Him for enough funds for the Makamba project as well as for the completion of all other building projects.
  • Praise our Provider that He is faithful in His provision to YfC Burundi. Continue to pray for a committed person to serve as headmaster at Gitega International Academy.
  • Exalt our Creator for enabling us to support the ministry with a fish project, raising pigs and maize. Ask Him for a good harvest.
  • Praise Jesus for Nigeria’s willingness to pioneer Cameroon. Entrust the re-pioneering process into God’s hands.
  • Admire God for the opportunity we have to start working in Cameroon. Ask our Father for wisdom for ongoing ministry.
  • Trust the Lord to send people to work with us.

CAMEROON

  • Praise Jesus for Nigeria’s willingness to pioneer Cameroon. Entrust the re-pioneering process into God’s hands.
  • Admire God for the opportunity we have to start working in Cameroon. Ask our Father for wisdom for ongoing ministry.
  • Trust the Lord to send people to work with us.

 

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC [CAR]

  • Praise Jesus for Benin’s willingness to pioneer CAR. Entrust the re-pioneering process unto God.
  • Ask the Father to send people to come and serve with YfC in this country.
  • Continue to pray for political stability in this country and that reconciliation will take place after the civil war.

NATION C.

Brother N.

  • Praise Jesus for Madagascar’s willingness to pioneer Nation C. Entrust the pioneering and ministry development process into God’s hands.
  • Honour the Father for good relations with some churches and missionaries on the islands. Ask for spiritual growth for all who’ve been reached and for safety of all the Brethren.
  • Thank God that N could move to another city where he would be able to contact students from nations C. Intercede for him to be successful in this new endeavor.

 

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

  • Pray for political stability in our nation, wisdom for the government.
  • Honour Jesus for Burundi & Rwanda’s willingness to re-pioneer DRC. Entrust this process into God’s hands.
  • Praise the Father for His presence in our ministry. Intercede for wisdom for Rodger in Kinshasa, for Levy in Goma and for a good relationship with local churches.
  • Ask God for more volunteers and staff members also people who can serve as National Board members.
  • Appreciate the Lord for opportunities to reach youth in DRC. Submit all our ministry needs unto Him.

 

ETHIOPIA

Alemtshay Yemane

Amen Negash – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank the King of kings for enabling us to have Bible lessons weekly with 60 community kids. Trust Him for salvation and spiritual growth for the attendees.
  • Glorify the Lord for the opportunity we have to speak to children as they visit the Miriam Beza Library. Bring our need for an office/youth centre to the Throne of Grace and enough funds to cover all ministry needs.
  • Praise Jesus for faithful supporters and partners in ministry. Entrust the young leaders we are working with unto our Shepherd so that they will stay true to their faith and to execute their action plans for this year.

 

THE GAMBIA

Seal Sylvester Jammeh [Rose]

  • We are grateful for local and foreign volunteers serving alongside us. Ask God for guidance for staff, volunteers and Board members.
  • Bless the Lord for every opportunity we have to bring the Good News to schools in the country. Intercede for success in our adult literacy classes and that young people will practice what we taught them.
  • Glorify our Father for His faithfulness in more than one way to us. Pray that we would be able to develop our land into a multi-purpose centre.
  • Praise God for wonderful results that our Zoe school got – the 10th best primary school in the country with a 100% pass rate! Submit all the learners unto the Father for salvation and spiritual growth.

GHANA

Vida Humphrey – National Coordinator

  • Magnify the Almighty One for His faithfulness. Ask the Lord for provision so that we can do effective youth ministry and complete the buildings at the Training Centre.
  • Admire Jesus for committed Board members. Trust Him for guidance and wisdom for all of them.
  • We glorify God for every opportunity we have to bring the Gospel to youth. Pray for more full time staff & volunteers in the Cape Coast chapter.

GUINEA

Reuben Tamba Komba (Marie) – National Cordinator

  • Intercede for the outbreak of the Ebola virus to be stopped, wisdom for the Ministry of Health, healing for the affected, protection for all YfC associates and that we will grow closer to God.
  • Lift our nation before the Throne of Grace as we have presidential elections later this year especially asks for a peaceful time.
  • Stand with us in prayer for pioneering work to develop in Equatorial Guinea and Chad.
  • We are grateful for faithful Board Members. Ask the Spirit for guidance at our upcoming meeting later this month.
  • Thank the Father for His provision. Pray that we would be able to complete the school building soon and for His provision for all ministry areas.

GUINEA BISSAU

Jose Augusto Bedeslei (Eugenia)

Celestino Moreira – Prayer Cordinator

  • Lift the Name of our Father up for staff & volunteers serving in YfC Guinea Bissau. Trust the Spirit to keep us obedient to His ways in all we do.
  • Glorify Jesus for the English course we present to young people. Intercede for these students to walk in His footsteps and for Christian teachers to teach here.
  • We are grateful for an active Board of Trustees. Submit them to God for guidance and wisdom and pray for protection against criminals.
  • Continue to pray for comfort and healing for the friends and families of all the deceased students and for emotional healing for everyone who went through the university shootings.
  • YFC Kenya turns 40! We thank God for using YFC staff and volunteers to touch millions of lives over the 40 years, and that we continue to do so. Commit our [email protected] celebrations unto Him in order for each event to serve its purpose.
  • Glorify Jesus for the sports car donated to YfC for fundraising purposes and for an upcoming artist NALYA, who wants to support the crisis pregnancy ministry through the proceeds of album sales. Trust God that all our fundraising endeavors will bear fruit.
  • Praise the Father for all our faithful prayer supporters. Pray that Board members, staff & volunteers will hear and do exactly what God wants us to do.
  • Ask the Lord to guide the Taraja boys during the new term and ask for fruitful outreaches for the Majengo team doing Worth the Wait teachings.
  • Honour Jesus for faithful staff, volunteers and Board members. Intercede for the current Board members to be committed and for more full time staff to help reaching the youth of Lesotho.
  • We are thankful for young people who joined our ministry. Ask Jesus to help them grow closer to Him.

KENYA

 

Anna Musya-Ngwiri [Gilbert]
Sharon Nafula – Prayer Coordinator

  • Continue to pray for comfort and healing for the friends and families of all the deceased students and for emotional healing for everyone who went through the university shootings.
  • YFC Kenya turns 40! We thank God for using YFC staff and volunteers to touch millions of lives over the 40 years, and that we continue to do so. Commit our [email protected] celebrations unto Him in order for each event to serve its purpose.
  • Glorify Jesus for the sports car donated to YfC for fundraising purposes and for an upcoming artist NALYA, who wants to support the crisis pregnancy ministry through the proceeds of album sales. Trust God that all our fundraising endeavors will bear fruit.
  • Praise the Father for all our faithful prayer supporters. Pray that Board members, staff & volunteers will hear and do exactly what God wants us to do.
  • Ask the Lord to guide the Taraja boys during the new term and ask for fruitful outreaches for the Majengo team doing Worth the Wait teachings.

LESOTHO

Lineo Lekhotsa

  • Honour Jesus for faithful staff, volunteers and Board members. Intercede for the current Board members to be committed and for more full time staff to help reaching the youth of Lesotho.
  • We are thankful for young people who joined our ministry. Ask Jesus to help them grow closer to Him.
  • Thank God for the visit from the Regional office and safe travels. Pray that all involve with YfC Lesotho will honour their commitment.

LIBERIA

Augustine Fredericks [Veronica]
Theo Kloty [Queen] – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are delighted that the Ebola restrictions were lifted from our country. Continue to intercede for no more new infections and healing for the affected.
  • Appreciate the Almighty One for committed volunteers, Board and staff members. Trust Him to protect us and our loved ones from attracting Ebola and ask for comfort for the many people who lost family members.
  • Due to this disease our ministry suffers a lot. Pray for wisdom for us how to do our work in the midst of serious difficulty.
  • Ask the Provider for provision for the many orphans due to the Ebola crisis.

MADAGASCAR

Ravo Maharavo Fetra [Lalasoa]

Mamy Rabarison [Yves] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank God for 3 pieces of land that was allocated to us. Ask our Provider for the funds to develop it and that we would be able to obtain the legal documents soon.
  • Extol our Saviour for the positive impact of the English clubs in our ministry. Intercede for Power and his team of volunteers in Antsirabe who reach out to youth on a local radio-station.
  • Exalt the Lord for committed Board members, staff and volunteers working as a team in YfC Madagascar. Trust our Father to guide us all in our daily tasks.
  • Pray that Ravo’s visits to South Africa and Canada will be fruitful.

MALAWI

Collins Machira – Prayer Coordinator

  • Please pray with us for someone to lead the ministry in YFC Malawi.
  • Ask for wisdom as we re-pioneer ministry in Malawi.
  • Submit all the flood-victims unto our Provider: provision, good health, accommodation, etc.

MAURITIUS

Cyril Palan [Monique]

Monique Palan [Cyril] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour God for committed National Board members. Trust Him for guidance for the Board in their daily tasks and that we would be able to implement the amendments made at General Assembly also looking for a new ND.
  • Glorify the Father for all the resources we have to do ministry. Intercede for wisdom for staff & volunteers as they continue with ministry.
  • Admire the King of kings for willing Young Leaders. Ask the Good Shepherd to keep them committed.

MOZAMBIQUE

Gildo Cuamba – Interim National Director

Carlos Pedro Cumbane – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are thankful for the leadership of the National Board & National Director. Trust the Bread of Life for guidance for them and for new board members to be added.
  • Thank God for providing for our ministry. Pray that the camp 10-12 May will be effective – for prepared hearts, safe travels, good health, etc.
  • Praise the Lord for the 657 young people we could reach in 6 schools. Intercede for the upcoming community soccer evangelism to be fruitful.
  • Entrust the visit of an USA team coming here to help with health issues and clean water unto Jesus.

NAMIBIA

Desiree Beukes [Stanley] – National Director & Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour El Elyon for His protection and provision this past month. Submit our need for more board members, staff & volunteers to Him and for guidance for each one of us in ministry.
  • We are grateful for our campsite. Pray that many more groups will utilize this facility especially during the week.
  • Glorify the Father for good ministry happening in Okahandja, Windhoek & Oshakati. Bring this month’s prayer re-lay unto Him so that many will join us.
  • Exalt our King for the partnership with Scripture Union and 180 kids that could be reached at a children’s camp. Pray for spiritual growth for them and for safety during the school holidays.

NIGER

Moussa Hamani Ali (Hadzi)

  • Intercede for an end to the extremist attacks on Christians and churches.
  • Praise the Lord for a few National Board of Trustees members. Intercede for them for wisdom and for new members to be added.
  • Appreciate the Father for volunteers who are doing youth ministry. Ask HIM to guide them, the staff and Ali as they reach the youth in Niger.
  • We are grateful for the YfC School and that children get education here. Trust the Spirit to enable teachers to bring children to Him and that the efforts to disciple youth in church youth groups will be fruitful.
  • We honour God for His faithfulness, especially during the December camp. Pray for continued provision and to remind youth about their decisions for Him.

NIGERIA

Bukola Coast Ufeli

  • Intercede for the outbreak of the Ebola virus to be stopped, wisdom for the Ministry of Health, healing for the affected and protection for YfC associates.
  • Appreciate the Father for good poste-election time in Nigeria. Bring the new government unto Him for wisdom and to do their best for the citizens and vulnerable people.
  • Pray for guidance and provision so that we would be able to pioneer Cameroon successfully.
  • Extol the Almighty for His protection upon staff, volunteers and board members. Ask Him to enable us to complete the campsite at Aaye.
  • Honour Christ for faithful board members, staff and volunteers. Entrust our need for new national board members unto Him.
  • Worship the Father for providing for YfC Nigeria. Commit staff & volunteers to Him, so that we will do our best in 2015 and ask for new clubs to start in Akure, Lagos & FCT.
  • We are grateful for lovely youth ministry in 9 states of our country. Trust our Provider for offices in Lagos, Kaduna & Lafia.

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Dean Edwall – National Director

  • Bring all peoples living in SA to the Throne of Grace, for xenophobic attacks to stop for-ever and for healing and comfort for those affected by it.
  • Thank God for the Wendell & Eulinda Smith who took up leadership at the Cyara Training Centre. Submit SA Leadership team, the Board members, staff & volunteers unto Him, for guidance in their daily tasks and to bring young people to Christ.
  • Exalt our Creator for many youth being reached at camps and holiday clubs this past month. Pray for spiritual growth and to implement what they’ve heard from us.
  • We are grateful for the 3-year lease that YfC Amathunzi could secure on the farm they are ministering from. 3 New schools opened up for ministry thus we need more staff & volunteers also more bookings for the lodge to sustain the ministry.
  • YfC George Options is grateful for the Absa Bank partnership for 2015. Ask our Healer for complete healing for Abongile [leukemia] and Ashley [involved in a truck accident] and comfort for the loved ones of Tiisetso, an Ithemba member in 2001/2 who died in a train crash.

REUNION

Contact person: Jacques Bougault [Annick]

  • Praise Jesus for the Regional Office’s willingness to help with the pioneering in Reunion. Entrust the pioneering and ministry development process into God’s hands.
  • Ask the Lord to guide us in everything we do, to have the right attitude and to take the right actions especially in the light of some false acquisitions being made.
  • Honour the Father for the openings we have in reaching youth. Intercede for the University Students Action and that we will have the right partners in this endeavour.

RODRIGUES ISLAND

Dickson Azie

Anne-Marie Begue [Gilbert] – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are grateful for the opportunities we have to share the Good News with students. Ask our Father for obedience for these students to accept His Word.
  • Glorify Christ for our small functioning library. Bring our need for new office space, resources to do ministry and finances to our Provider.
  • Thank Jesus for a few faithful staff and volunteers doing youth ministry. Pray for more people to carry our ministry in prayer to the Throne of Grace.

RWANDA

Jean Baptiste Mugarura [Marina]

Marina Mugarura – Prayer Coordinator

  • Ask the Lord for wisdom and provision so that we in cooperation with Burundi would be able to pioneer the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • Exalt our Healer for comforting the Mugarura family during Marina’s illness. Intercede for complete healing for her and for strength and stamina for JB and the rest of the family.
  • Glorify God for committed staff & volunteers serving in YfC Rwanda. Trust Him for enough funds and resources to do effective youth ministry.
  • Bless Jesus for His faithfulness to us. Ask HIM for guidance for board members, staff, volunteers and associates to reach the youth of our nation.
  • Honour the Father for the project in Rwamagana. Pray that the youth we are working with will be obedient to what they hear from us.

SEYCHELLES

National Ministry Coordinators: Brian & Melissa Verdugo

Melissa Verdugo [Brian] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Praise the Lord for faithful staff & volunteers serving in YfC in Seychelles. Stand with us in prayer for more full time staff & volunteers to join our ranks and for guidance for the current staff and Board.
  • Lift Jesus up for 30 youth who gave their lives to Him. Pray for spiritual growth for them so that they will stand strong in their new-found faith.
  • Give glory to God for the short term international volunteers serving with us. Approach our Provider for all their financial needs.
  • Exalt our Provider for faithful prayer and financial supporters. Trust Him for success in our upcoming fundraising events.

SIERRA LEONE

Abu S. Conteh [Janet]

Favour Conteh – Prayer Coordinator

  • Intercede for wisdom and guidance for our nation so that we would be able to completely get free from the Ebola infection and its influence on the lives of many.
  • Appreciate the Almighty One for committed volunteers, Board and staff members. Trust Him to enable all of us to reach youth like never before and to continue helping people who suffered greatly during the Ebola outbreak.
  • We are grateful that the schools and educational institutions re-opened after being closed for 9 months due to Ebola. Pray that students will be studious in continuing with their education.
  • Thank God that the Operation Hannah prayer ministry is going strong. Intercede for young people to not get discouraged, to keep themselves safe and be protected, embracing abstinence as a lifestyle.
  • Glorify the Father for His care and protection upon us, especially with the Ebola crisis and that we could minister to many. Continue to lay all our ministry needs in front of Him and to connect us with like-minded partners.
  • Bring Abu and his family unto the Holy Spirit for comfort after his mother died.

SOUTHERN SUDAN

  • Pray for political & economic stability – wisdom for the government and a spirit of cooperation among the citizens.
  • Praise Jesus for Uganda’s willingness to pioneer Southern Sudan. Entrust the pioneering and ministry development process into God’s hands, especially the need for full time workers.

SWAZILAND

Bongani Dlamini [Khumbuh]
Thobile Motsa-Soita [Stephen] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour the Father for a few faithful National Board members. Submit them to the Father to take the work to the next level, also for more commitment and new members.
  • Bless the Lord for ongoing ministry. Ask God to enable us to implement the sports programme we are planning and that the school programme that will start later this month will be fruitful.
  • We are grateful that we got land where we can build our own youth centre. Trust our Provider to sort out the issues that is a hindrance in developing the place.
  • Bring our need for more volunteers and resources for the ministry in Swaziland unto Jesus.

TANZANIA & ZANZIBAR

Ministry coordinator: Pascal Nyulahe [Esther]
Esther Mtonga – Prayer Coordinator

  • Pascal & Esther’s son Clifton was diagnosed with Hodgkins disease. Pray for complete healing for him, for strength for his parents and provision for everything needed.
  • Entrust the pioneering process of Zanzibar into God’s hands, also favour with the government, as we need to register.
  • We are grateful for committed staff working together in unity. Intercede for guidance for all of them in their daily tasks and ask for more international and local volunteers to be added.
  • Thank the Lord for very committed board members. Bring them before the Throne of Grace for wisdom as they serve alongside us.
  • Extol the King of king for the difference our school is making in the lives of students. Pray that the students will draw closer to Him and wisdom for the teachers in dealing with them.

TOGO

Guiles Estsi – Contact person

  • Thank the Lord for willing people serving on an YfC committee. Ask the Holy Spirit to direct them to people who can serve as National Board members.
  • Honour the Father for enabling Josue to visit Togo recently. Trust God for the right people to serve as full time staff.

UGANDA

Miriam Koote

Petua Nankya – Prayer Coordinator

  • Ask Him for wisdom and provision so that we would be able to pioneer Southern Sudan successfully.
  • Glorify God for the team of 8 young people serving with us and getting leadership and discipleship training. Entrust them unto God so that they will make a difference in the lives of the youth they are working with.
  • Praise our Provider for looking after us and the commitment from Board members, staff and volunteers. Trust Him to continue to provide everything needed for ministry.
  • Appreciate the Father that Mirembe and Suubi Houses can give a safe place to girls in difficult circumstances. Pray for wisdom for the staff who gives council and help these girls becoming the women God wants them to be.
  • Exalt Jesus who enabled us to reach 6192 youth in 22 schools, of whom 4471 vowed to abstain from sex till marriage and 447 accepted Him as Lord in their lives. Ask the Spirit to remind them about their decisions and to grow spiritually.

ZAMBIA

John Kaniki [Florence] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Praise our Provider for His faithfulness. Trust Him to help YfC Zambia to be on the cutting edge in doing evangelism, Discipleship, social involvement and leadership development.
  • Admire the Almighty One for willing members in the National Board. Ask Jesus for wisdom and guidance for all the members as they serve alongside us.
  • Thank the Lord for all ministry done in Mpulungu. Intercede for the meeting with the Mpulungu committee about the way forward as the Stemmet couple relocate to South Africa.
  • Pray for the youth seminar in partnership with New Life Church of New South Wales, Australia in Ndola from 4-8 May.

ZIMBABWE

Sheunesu Masuka [Susan]
Susan Masuka [Sheunesu] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Entrust our need for much more rain before the rainy season is over.
  • Appreciate God for the campers who made use of our camp site during April. Ask Him for more campers to utilize our facilities.
  • Glorify Jesus for His prayer, financial and material provision to YfC Zim. Pray that more staff with a conviction to pursue lost youth will join our ranks.
  • Bless the Lord for committed volunteers working with us. Intercede for guidance to plan a national outreach day and that we will make use of all ministry opportunities that come our way.
  • Honour the Father for committed staff & volunteers serving in YfC Zim. Trust the Lord for complete healing for Susan’s back and for clear guidance regarding this problem.

Thank you for faithfully praying with us. We appreciate your involvement very much. Through your prayers you are an effective worker in His harvest field.

 

Greetings in Christ,

Africa Prayer Team