The conflict between the Ethiopian federal troops and the allied Amhara militia fighting the Tigray People’s Liberation Front has plagued Tigray’s northern region, home to many churches and other places of worship. One of these churches in Aksum, the Maryam Tsiyon Church, is where most Ethiopian Christians believe to house the Ark of the Covenant ... More
01/23/2021 Kenya (International Christian Concern) – On January 13, 2021, Mansitula Buliro experienced visions of Jesus, calling for her to follow Him, amid her Muslim evening prayers. Her husband believed her to be possessed, but she was curious to know who Jesus was. More
01/14/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – Since the UK separated from the European Union, the work has been underway to re-define and settle Britain’s foreign relations in the post-Brexit world. Chatham House, a prominent British think tank, has particularly raised major concerns about the UK-India bilateral relationship that will be burdened by the rising tide ... More
01/23/2021 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Mary Mohammadi, an Iranian Christian convert and human rights activist, was arrested again on January 18. Mohammadi has been in and out of prison for her identity as a Christian and outspoken activist. Most recently, she was arrested by the “morality police”, claiming that she improperly wore her hijab, her pants ... More
War erupted in the South Caucasus on 27 September 2020 when Azerbaijan and Turkey launched a joint military operation named Operation Iron Fist into the... More
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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