Final Update: March 26, 2020
In total, two Child Development Centers and 20 beneficiaries were affected. Some affected families are temporarily living with neighbors and others are living in undamaged parts of their homes. The Crisis Relief fund is being used to help each family with home renovations.
Thank you for your prayers for the affected beneficiaries, families, and church partners. Pray that home renovations can be finished quickly so the families can return to the comforts of their homes.
Disaster Alert: March 16, 2020
On March 3, 2020 a heavy rainstorm with very strong winds hit the Nyagatare district. The rain and wind caused extensive damage to infrastructure in the area. It is estimated that five Child Development Centers (CDCs) and 19 beneficiary homes have been damaged. The CDCs will utilize Crisis Relief funds to provide basic items and support with building and home repairs. The CDC with extensive damage has already mobilized it’s church members to begin reconstruction. The affected beneficiaries are temporarily living with neighbors. Some CDCs are borrowing office space in non-affected CDCs
Please pray for the beneficiaries, families and church partners as they recover from damages and losses.