East Africa


Prayer Cards

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Chad

KEY PRAYER NEEDS


1. Extreme Poverty.
2. Lack of sanitation, drinking water and healthcare in rural areas.
3. Religious Persecution.
4. Education in Chad is mandatory, only some children, especially boys, carry on learning after primary school.
5. Child abuse.
6. Child marriages.
7. Domestic abuse.
8. Child labor.
9. Child soldiers.
10.Child trafficking.
11.Increase in the number of street children.







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Djibouti

KEY PRAYER NEEDS


1. Men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking.
2. Recurring droughts.
3. People have only 40 litres of water for a period of 2 to 3 days to support the needs of an entire family.
4. Plant species have disappeared, which in turn has impacted the country’s livestock.
5. Electricity is imported.
6. Massive loans were taken from Chinese banks endangering the little resources available to the country.
7. Abandoned villages are on the rise.
8. The country's entire food supply is imported from Ethiopia.


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Eritrea

KEY PRAYER NEEDS


1. Indefinite Military Service and Forced Labor.
2. Students are unmotivated by poor teaching and their belief that education has little benefit in the face of a future of endless forced national service.
3. Extreme Religious Persecution.
4. Torture by law enforcement.
5. No private newspapers or news channels are allowed to operate.
6. Chinese firms maintain significant investments in Eritrea’s mining sector which employs forced labor.






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Somalia

KEY PRAYER NEEDS


1. Al-Shabab terrorist group.
2. Child abuse.
3. Extreme Religious Persecution.
4. Domestic violence.
5. Sexual abuse of women and young girls who travel on lonely paths to fetch water or firewood.
6. Two million Somalis are facing starvation.
7. Somalia only has a 38% literacy rate.
8. Somalia has 1.4 million displaced people.
9. Extreme drought.
10.Constant threat cholera, measles and diarrhoea outbreaks.
11.Increase in cases of piracy, kidnappings, and robberies.
12.Somalia is the poorest and the most violent country in the world today.

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Ethiopia

KEY PRAYER NEEDS


1. 37 million Ethiopians languish in poverty.
2. Ethiopia only has a 49% literacy rate.
3. Child labor.
4. Child marriage.
5. Child trafficking.
6. Child prostitution.
7. Poor governance.
8. Rampant corruption.
9. Lawlessness.