March 2019 Prayers
Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill
the law of Christ. -Galatians 6:2
Week 1: March 1-8
Prayers from our friends in Nigeria

Pray for the “ Saving Lives through Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene ” program by CCIH Member Isaiah 58 Care Foundation in Nigeria, which aims to provide safe water to protect maternal health, and help keep girls from being vulnerable to violence or sexual harassment if left unattended as parents seek water. Pray for support for the program. 

Pray for peace, calm and security following the recent presidential elections in Nigeria.

Pray for children near Wida village in Nigeria who are not in school because they must travel more than four kilometers every morning and evening to get water. Pray for the work of Maitaimako Medical Mission in the area, and their wishes to drill a bore hole for the community. 
Week 2: March 9-16
Pray for Haiti. Violent protests began February 7 as a result of severe economic hardship and allegations of corruption. Roads have been closed, leaving residents without access to food and supplies, and hospitals are operating without critical medicines. See report from CMMB  

Winter storms are hitting Syria, Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan , bringing snow, rain, heavy winds and near-freezing temperatures. Floods are driving refugees out of their tents, especially in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. Pray for safety for the refugees. See report from World Vision  
Week 3: March 17-23
Friends of Shirati gives thanks for raised funds to support the food and living expenses of residents living in the Shirati Leprosy Hostel and Clinic in Tanzania for 2019. Praise for a successful solar water project for the Nyabange Leprosy village. 

World Water Day is March 22 . Billions of people are living without safe water for their households, schools, workplaces, and farms. Pray that all may have access to safe water.
Week 4: March 24-31
March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day . TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious killer. Each day, nearly 4500 people lose their lives to TB and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. Prayers of thanks for renewed attention on the problem of TB. New USAID effort to partner with local organizations to end TB.

Pray for the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church in Liberia. Pray for church growth and unity and for the church’s Sunday morning breakfast program that feeds worshipers in need. Pray for supporters to help the program grow to feed more people in the community.
Thank you to all who submitted prayer points about your work. CCIH strives to lift up your work and help you make connections to reach those in need. Contact Kathy Erb to send your prayer points or for more information about the efforts and organizations above.
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