Please pray for family members who care for someone who is dying. Ask God to give them compassion, wisdom, and an absence of fear.

Pray for the families who are facing the death of a loved one to hear the good news of Jesus and find hope in him as Savior!

Pray for Chetna staff as they comfort family members, speak with those who are dying, and educate their communities. Ask God to use their efforts to minimise the fear, guilt, rejection and isolation that flourish with ignorance.

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AuthorSarah K.
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Pray for help for young women like Prabhouti (read her story here) who are under cultural pressure to marry before the legal age of eighteen. 

Pray for young girls and boys who have already been married off at young ages to find comfort, protection, and strength.

Pray for the villages in Bihar to be transformed into communities where men, women, and children can thrive and live into their fullest potential. 

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AuthorThe Well International
CategoriesIndia, Asia

Pray for local village ashas in rural India like Khushboo (read her story here) who are working hard to ensure the health and safety of people in their communities.

Pray for the dozens of Chetna village teachers, nurses and other volunteers who make Chetna programs possible. Pray that they would be diligent, dedicated, and excited about their job. 

Pray for Chetna staff to have wisdom, creativity, and stamina to face the challenges and opportunities they encounter on a daily basis (read more here). Their work is possible because of the good relationships they strive to maintain in the villages. Pray that those relationships would grow stronger and be protected. 

Pray for the villages in Bihar to be transformed into communities where men, women, and children can thrive and live into their fullest potential. 

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AuthorThe Well International
CategoriesAsia, India

Pray for families who are choosing between the long-term vision of education and the short-term need to provide food and shelter. Pray they'll have wisdom, foresight, courage, and that God will provide for their needs.

Pray for teachers and administrators of rural schools to be creative and compassionate as they teach in difficult environments.

Pray for Chetna staff as they seek to support communities in solving their own problems.

Pray for kids like Sacchi and Ashish to study well and be a blessing to their families and communities. - Photo by Sarah K

Pray for kids like Sacchi and Ashish to study well and be a blessing to their families and communities. - Photo by Sarah K

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AuthorSarah K.
CategoriesIndia, Asia

Pray for the many missional businesses working across India to bring economic independence and a sense of loving community to their employees.

Pray for such businesses to remain financially viable and make a lasting impact on their communities. 

Pray for the women of Kiran (read more about them here) as they develop new clothing and accessory products and continue forging new futures for themselves. 

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Pray for Saroj and his new wife to adjust well to married life and build a trusting relationship. (See the story here)

Pray for Chetna staff as they seek to do their community development work and also support their volunteers in difficult personal situations.

Pray for those like Saroj who have a bad reputation but are seeking to live a new life to be given grace and new opportunities to serve their communities.

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AuthorSarah Kidd
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Pray for village preschool teachers like Urmilla (see story here) who work to ensure not only the early education of their students, but their nutrition and that of their mothers.

Pray for village parents to make educating their children a priority. Pray for faithful, loving teachers who will make that available.

Pray for Chetna staff as they work with preschool teachers to motivate and encourage them.

Urmilla's love and dedication has resulted in students attending school who might otherwise never have had the opportunity. - photo by Sarah K

Urmilla's love and dedication has resulted in students attending school who might otherwise never have had the opportunity. - photo by Sarah K

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AuthorSarah Kidd
CategoriesAsia, India

Pray for men like Serajul (more info here) who are advocating on behalf of the disabled, the poor, and widows. It is an exhausting, seemingly endless job. Pray they would be encouraged and strengthened.

Pray for corrupt officials to be changed into honest men and women or to be removed from positions where they can hurt the marginalized.

Pray for Chetna staff to have wisdom as they coach those doing advocacy work.

Serajul thumbs through the paperwork of the cases he's advocating for. - photo by Sarah K

Serajul thumbs through the paperwork of the cases he's advocating for. - photo by Sarah K

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AuthorSarah Kidd
CategoriesIndia, Asia

Pray that those like Ramseki who are being asked to reconsider deeply held traditions for the good of their families, would have courage to make beneficial changes. (Read more here.)

Pray for Chetna staff members as they spend lots of time building relationships and having conversations in order to bring about small changes. Pray that they would be encouraged by these small advancements.

Pray for young girls and boys who have already been married off at young ages to find comfort, protection, and strength.

Richa will be the first unmarried child in her family for generations. - photo by Sarah K

Richa will be the first unmarried child in her family for generations. - photo by Sarah K

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AuthorSarah Kidd
CategoriesIndia, Asia

Pray for Chetna staff to have wisdom, creativity, and stamina to face the challenges and opportunities they encounter on a daily basis (read more here). Their work is possible because of the good relationships they strive to maintain in the villages. Pray that those relationships would grow stronger and be protected. 

Pray for the dozens of village teachers, nurses and other volunteers who make the programs possible. Pray that they would be diligent, dedicated, and excited about their job. 

Pray for the villages in Bihar to be transformed into communities where men, women, and children can thrive and live into their fullest potential. 

Pray that Indians would have chance to encounter Jesus in a way that will not seem foreign to their culture and experience. 

Pray that the Indian Life of Christ and Lives of the Indian Saints film strip series rediscovered by Johanan (read about his search here) will give new generations of Indians a window into Christ's life and the lives of those that follow him. 

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AuthorChad Loftis
CategoriesAsia, India