The Kenyan government has issued an alert for El-Nino rains. The heavy rains are expected to result in landslides, mudslides and flooding. Please pray for protection for the country as a whole, our church partners, and the children and their families.
Please pray for the issue of food insecurity in Makueni County. People are struggling to access food after a period of insufficient rainfall. The area regularly suffers from food insecurity which exacerbates the challenges the region faces with high crime rates and disease.
Pray for the Kikumini community in Makueni County as they are in need of water for domestic use and farming. The area has a short rainy season that doesn't sustain enough produce to feed the people.
As the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) develops around the world, we want to be proactive in ensuring protection for all Compassion staff, volunteers, partners and beneficiaries, and minimise disruption to critical operations and the children that we serve.
There are serious concerns Latin America is fast becoming the new epicentre of the Coronavirus. The death toll from the virus has skyrocketed in Brazil to more than 18,000. The country has now stopped reporting confirmed cases of the virus.