08-2010 Prayer Calendar

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

August 2010 Prayer Calendar

All children listed have sponsors, and monetary needs are supplied.

Verse of the Month

"Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are sons born in one's youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them."

Psalm 127:3-5, NIV

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Sunday 1

We praise God for protecting our children and families from the Pacaya Volcano that erupted in Escuintla, Guatemala! Pray that no more eruptions would occur and that families return home safely.

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Monday 2

Pray for six children at the Daniel Child Development Center in eastern India who need sponsors.

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Tuesday 3

Pray for self-control and peace of mind for Compassion staff and children in Haiti during earthquake aftershocks.

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Wednesday 4

Please continue to pray for children and families in the flooded Pernambuco region in Brazil. Ask God to protect them from flooding and landslides.

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Thursday 5

Pray for the many children in Burkina Faso who have had to leave their centers because their parents don't want them exposed to Christian teachings.

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Friday 6

Please pray for Supriya in eastern India, who is being treated for a brain tumor. Pray for her complete recovery.

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Saturday 7

Pray for the children and staff from 19 Compassion centers in Guatemala that were affected by Tropical Storm Agatha. Pray that damaged homes and lost articles may be restored.

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Sunday 8

Pray for Hitomy, 7, in Peru, who has blood clots and tumors in her brain. Pray for her complete healing.

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Monday 9

Pray for Child Survival Programs in Uganda that are registering new babies and mothers. Pray for God's direction in finding those most in need.

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Tuesday 10

Please continue to pray for the children and families affected by flooding in Indonesia. Pray that the damaged homes are able to be repaired quickly.

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Wednesday 11

Pray for the children in El Salvador whose homes were damaged or destroyed and child development centers affected by the rain and flooding from Tropical Storms Agatha and Alex. Pray for the safety of and provision for families in temporary shelters.

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Thursday 12

Pray for all the children in Bolivia who live with their grandparents or other relatives because they were abandoned or their parents are working in another country. Pray that God would protect them and fill them with His love.

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Friday 13

Pray for Compassion-assisted children who have lost their sponsors due to the ongoing global economic downturn.

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Saturday 14

Pray for the staff members and 13 children from Bua Yai Child Development Center in Thailand, who were injured when a car ran into the truck they were riding in.

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Sunday 15

We praise God for His protection over our children and families in areas of Ecuador that recently flooded.

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Monday 16

Pray as Burkina Faso enters its rainy season, that God would protect all Compassion-assisted children, staff and families from malaria and cholera.

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Tuesday 17

Pray for the Leadership Development Program candidates in India who had their interviews and are awaiting results.

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Wednesday 18

Pray for Karen, 12, in Peru, who fell off a ladder and broke her right arm and left hand.

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Thursday 19

Pray for families from eight Compassion centers in the Greater Accra and central regions of Ghana. They lost homes or belongings in flooding.

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Friday 20

Please pray for the protection of our mothers and babies from Child Survival Programs in the Colombo area of Sri Lanka that were severely flooded.

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Saturday 21

Please ask God to protect our children, staff and families in Ecuador from the erupting Tungurahua Volcano. Pray that the eruptions would end and damage would be limited.

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Sunday 22

Pray for peace and comfort for the families affected by a gang attack on a bus in El Salvador. One Compassion child died, another was injured, and one child's father died.

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Monday 23

Please pray for peace and comfort for the parents of Karthick in India, who passed away. He was their only child.

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Tuesday 24

Pray for the families of Compassion children and all families who lost possessions in flooding in Haiti. Pray that the Lord will restore what was lost, and bring comfort.

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Wednesday 25

Pray for the fathers of Daniel, Gerson, Stefany and Marienka in Bolivia, who struggle with alcoholism. Pray that God would free them from their addiction.

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Thursday 26

Pray for registered children in Uganda who do not have permission to take part in center activities because of religious differences.

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Friday 27

Pray for the mother of 8-year-old Jairo in Peru, who was diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis last fall and is now suffering from cancerous pulmonary tumors.

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Saturday 28

Please pray for the parents in India who are struggling to pay high admission fees to schools for their children.

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Sunday 29

Pray for Dolon, 9, in Bangladesh, who has been suffering with a heart problem. Pray for healing and that she feels the Lord's comfort.

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Monday 30

Pray for the coming training process with center tutors as the new adolescent curriculum is ready to be implemented in the Dominican Republic.

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Tuesday 31

We praise God that no children were injured or killed during the recent unrest in Thailand.

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