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Last year was supposed to bring new opportunities for Jana, an eight-year-old participant in ICC’s child sponsorship program. Her family moved into their own home and her father, a day laborer, moved to Cairo for work, but was able to regularly commute back and forth. Life was looking up.
Then, the pandemic struck and everything changed as Egypt locked down. The tumultuous situation thrust Jana into new responsibilities as her family struggled to adapt. Suddenly, eight-year-old Jana did not have the luxury of being a child anymore. On top of the lockdown, the family welcomed a baby boy into the family last year, whose life was cut tragically short due to medical complications.
Making matters worse, Jana and her younger sister were also sick and anemic, as they were struggling with parasites. The family was completely overstretched and medical help was not an option, due to the economic strain of the pandemic.
Although her family had no income for many months last year, Jana did not go hungry thanks to her involvement in Hope House. When she began suffering from parasites, our team brought her to a doctor.
Persecution and COVID-19 have brought extremely difficult circumstances to Egypt’s Christian children, forcing them to mature faster than their age. But through Hope House, your support has given them breathing space to simply exist as children. Read more: bit.ly/3iAa3tD … See MoreSee Less
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Praise the Lord Hallelujah