The latest requests from our Guatemalan church partners
Please pray for three children from Petén, north of Guatemala City. Sadly their father committed suicide while he was drunk and tragically the children were witnesses. They are are now receiving professional medical support and help from their Compassion project. Pray that God gives peace to their hearts during this extremely difficult time.
Some Guatemalan projects are running a holiday Bible school over the Christmas break. Please pray that it goes well and children discover an even greater love of God's word.
Please pray for Melany, a young girl suffering from mental illness. She is also facing challenges at home as her parents have separated and she is now living with her little brother and grandmother. The project has arranged for her to have treatment.
Pray for 5-year-old Glendy as she undergoes open heart surgery. May her family know God's strength and faithfulness.
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 Compassion-supported children, 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.