03-2011 Prayer Calendar

Participation in the Prayer Partner Network is an essential part of Compassion's ministry for children and families in poverty.

March 2011 Prayer Calendar

This month's cover subject represents our Leadership Development Program in Haiti. Please pray for all our program beneficiaries around the world. All children listed have sponsors and their monetary needs are supplied.

Verse of the Month

"Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones."

Isaiah 49:13, NIV

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Tuesday 1

We praise God for healing Sekhar, a child from the Vizianagram district of India who was suffering from cerebral malaria and was in critical condition. He has recovered and is returning to normal health!

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Wednesday 2

Please continue to pray for the people of Colombia, for our children and their families, and for our staff who have been affected by the worst flooding there in 60 years.

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Thursday 3

Please pray for the Compassion-assisted young adults from Ethiopia who have graduated from the university but have been unable to find work.

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Friday 4

Please continue to pray for the three Compassion-assisted families who lost their homes when an oil pipeline explosion ripped through San Martín Texmelucan, Puebla, Mexico.

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Saturday 5

Pray for Pushpa, a sponsored child from India, whose father Raja died in an accident. There are four children in the family, and Raja was the only breadwinner.

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Sunday 6

Pray for peace and comfort for three Compassion-assisted children in Peru: América, 13, Carlos, 4, and Deyanira, 6, whose mothers all recently died.

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Monday 7

Please pray for two children in Bangladesh: Malsawmper, 4, who is suffering from cancer and Sithi, 9, whose father has a brain tumor.

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Tuesday 8

Please pray for healing of people in Haiti infected with cholera and for the protection of those who have been displaced.

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Wednesday 9

Pray for Precious, 4, in Kenya, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. Pray for her healing and for encouragement.

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Thursday 10

Pray for our church partners in Asia, that God would strengthen and encourage them as they serve their communities for Him.

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Friday 11

Pray for Compassion Ecuador, for God's wisdom and blessing as new centers are opening. Ask for strength and direction for the directors, tutors, children and teens who will be part of the new centers.

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Saturday 12

Please pray for God's comfort for the family of Pornnipa, 9, in Thailand who died of malaria.

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Sunday 13

Pray for the family of Belaluddin, 9, in Bangladesh. He recently passed away in a tragic accident.

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Monday 14

Pray for 12-year-old Ingrid in Guatemala, who is missing. Her parents are unsure if she ran away or was abducted.

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Tuesday 15

We praise God for the protection and healing of our children and families in the Philippines after a recent typhoid outbreak. Thank God that there have been no deaths.

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Wednesday 16

Please pray for the children from 13 different Compassion centers affected by recent flooding in the Philippines. Ask God to provide His protection from sickness and grant them strength during the cleanup process ahead.

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Thursday 17

Pray for Mauricio, a Leadership Development Program lead specialist in Ecuador who needs a kidney transplant.

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Friday 18

Pray for Compassion Kenya staff member Christine and her family who recently lost her mother-in-law. Remember them in prayer as they work to clear a large hospital bill.

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Saturday 19

Pray for 14-year-old Krishnaveni in India, that her father would be delivered from excessive alcohol use. He is abusive and beats her mother, who is in poor health.

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Sunday 20

Pray for God's comfort for the family of John, 9, in the Philippines. The little boy died after being hit by a car.

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Monday 21

Pray for Peruvian siblings Danffer and Antony who lost their brother to leukemia. Pray for God's comfort for the entire family.

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Tuesday 22

Pray for the families of the Rahayu Endah Student Center in Indonesia, where the homes of 43 children were damaged in floods caused by heavy rains.

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Saturday 23

Please continue to pray for the leadership of Compassion Haiti to have wisdom and strength as they continue to minister, while facing the task of rebuilding after last year's earthquake and the ongoing cholera epidemic.

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Thursday 24

Please pray for unsponsored children in Ethiopia to receive sponsors and that God would continually give them encouragement.

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Friday 25

Pray for three eastern Indian children: Andreyas, Simon and Christy, who are all suffering from tuberculosis.

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Saturday 26

Please pray for the children and families in Bangladesh who have been suffering because of severe cold temperatures.

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Sunday 27

Pray for Compassion Guatemala translator Lisbeth, who is very ill. Her husband is physically unable to work due to illness, and Lisbeth was the only wage-earner for the family.

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Monday 28

Please ask God to heal Koli, a Compassion center director north of Delhi, India, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

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Tuesday 29

Pray for the members of the Compassion Uganda office as they grieve the loss of several staff members over the past few months.

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Wednesday 30

Pray for God's comfort for the family of Ovlin, 14, in eastern Indonesia, who passed away due to a lung infection.

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Thursday 31

We praise God that no Compassion-assisted children were directly affected by the massive landslide in Brazil. Please pray for the families of the hundreds of Brazilians who were killed.

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