Hello, my name is Eka G. I have been a disciple of Christ for 25 years. I was baptized in Moscow thanks to the loving disciples who reached out to me and studied the Bible with me.
For the past three years, I have been unable to work due various health challenges. I have no insurance, pension or social assistance. I have very limited mobility due to a spinal disk hernia and vision is very limited so there are very few options for me to earn an income. At the moment, the only livelihood that I have is cat breeding, which generates a small amount of money, but not nearly enough to cover my medical costs or groceries.

Your financial support would mean so much to me. Thank you so much for your loving hearts!

Request: $1,000

Hello I am Rita I was baptized 24 years ago, in 1998, in Tbilisi, Georgia. I am a single mom with two kids. A boy who is 21 years old and a girl who is 8 years old. My daughter has heart failure and suffers from dysbacteriosis, migraine, and rheumatism (inflammation of the joints). My husband left me and our situation has been very difficult . My daughter is in need of costly medication and we need help with household groceries. We pray that you are able to help us through these trials.

Hello there. We are Felix and Christine Madeira. We were baptised in the South region of the Harare international Church of Christ, Zimbabwe. We are not gainfully employed currently. I Felix, am working at a local company as a general hand but am not getting much. Our daughter was knocked down by a car and stayed in hospital for about 2 months. She is out of hospital now but still using walking sticks. As such we are forced to transfer her to a school which is closer to our neighbourhood where she can walk to since i do not have a car. We currently are failing to raise the school fees and buying new uniforms which require about $800. We are appealing for assistance to raise this amount. Thank you and God bless.

My wife and I were invited to church by a brother while we were riding the subway in Mexico City. In 2013, I was baptized our lives have been different ever since.

My wife and I have two sons one is 21 and the other 14. When our oldest son was a preteen, he regularly came to church with us and enjoyed fellowshipping with everyone at church. As he got older and started high school, he developed some mental health issues which lead to severe anxiety and depression.  His condition has progressively deteriorated, and he is in need of neurological assistance. Because of his age, he is no longer eligible for coverage under my medical plan, and he is not stable enough to work. Our family is in great need of financial assistance to pay for his treatments.

We are seeking your help to support our son through this difficult time. Thank you for your consideration and love!

Request: $1,000

The Middle East is a beautiful region rich in natural resources, history, and culture. Its significance to many has created unseemly never-ending wars and conflicts that have caused the displacement of over 20 million people. Research on the needs in the region show that nearly 35 million require daily humanitarian assistance. (Pew Research Center)

The hardships that follow from living in a conflict zone spare no one and many of our brothers and sisters in this area are in urgent need of our help. The financial instability that our spiritual family faces is grave. Toppled governments and civil unrest makes it nearly impossible to earn a living, especially when the valuation of your country's currency is on a steep decline.

Below are the present needs for 10 disciple families/individuals. As always, 100% of your contributions will go directly to assist our brothers and sisters. God bless!

Request: 10,000

Yevgenia is a sister who survived an intense bombing from her city of residence. She miraculously end up in a safe shelter; upon hearing from her neighbor that they need to find a shelter she right away gather her things together and ran, on her way she saw a Turkish citizens carrying their stuff she paused to help them. They in turn took her with them to find a safe place. After half an hour the bombing started and it continued for 4 days without ceasing, the place called Gostomel.
For 4 days all of them just sat in the basement facedown covering their heads with their hands with open mouth to prevent contusion. They ate only one time. When finally the bombing stopped and they were able to come out she saw many of her neighbors lifeless body lying around.
Her apartment building was one of the 4 buildings next to the military airfield which were totally ruined and reduced into rubbles.

Currently Yevgenia is in Warsaw. Before the war she's in the process of getting dental work. Now, in Poland she's trying to get her teeth to get restored, she found a Polish doctor that promised to help her but its not sure. Its all will depend on the price and resources that she can afford. Attached is her picture but she doesn't really feel comfortable to be seen with her current condition. Moreover, shes also having difficulties getting sleep. She constantly need someone to be with her even when she's taking a shower, somebody has to stand by the door for her to feel safe, this is normal considering what she's been through.

I cam to church at the invitation of my sister Haydee. When she was in college she became a disciple and my mother and I made the decision to follow Christ shortly after. At some point, I left the church, got married, had three daughters and I ended up separated from my husband. Sixteen years after leaving the church, I was restored and rejoined the church community.

In 2021, my seven year old daughter, Mariel, was diagnosed with cancer. They removed her right kidney, part of her liver, an adrenal gland, the appendix, and four nodes that were around the kidney. Since then, she has undergone chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and now requires a feeding tube and medications.

Our medical bills are continuing to grow every day and there is no end in sight. We truly need your help my dear family. We pray that you will be moved to contribute to Mariel's health and we thank you so much in advance for your love.

Request: $1,000

Mozambique is ranked the third poorest country in the world according to the World Population Review results for 2022, with a Gross National Income of $460 per year. In the 3rd week of March, a cyclone hit the city of Nacala, Mozambique where there is a small church of about 30 disciples. The larger church in Maputo is organizing relief for several families of disciples who have suffered massive damage to their homes, as you can see from the pictures. The church leaders in Maputo request the amount of US $5,000 to distribute among various families of disciples after assessing individual situations. This money will be used to make repairs to their homes, ensuring they are structurally sound. Other needs, such as food, medicine and water are being provided locally.

Thank you in advance for you kindness and desire to serve the brothers and sisters in Mozambique.

Meet Paul, a faithful disciple, member of our choir, and someone known for his serving heart & love for Jesus and his children. His story shows a wonderful God, the power of prayers, and that "all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose"

On the 12th of March 2017, Paul was hit by a car and it almost killed him. God had other plans, and Paul was able to wake up and walk again. Paul saw the miracle and started studying the bible at the hospital until he was baptized on 6/16/2017. Due to the severity of the accident, he had to undergo a series of operations, one of them went wrong leaving him with a torn ligament in the shoulder and many sessions of physiotherapy before undergoing another surgery. He was trying to save for the operation when he got injured severely on August 4th by the Beirut Blast and again survived because of the church prayers. 

Today, Paul is suffering from his shoulder and cannot postpone the surgery any longer and is in

need of your help. 

Thank you for your generous hearts

Request: $1,000

As always, we thank you for your kind hearts!

Hello, my name is Cesáreo. I am 69 years old. My wife, Aidas, is 65 years old and we have been disciples for just over 25 years, at the Church of Christ in Monterrey, MX.

Currently, we are going through a complicated phase in our health. My wife has diabetes and has had many difficulties, the worst thing at the moment is that her feet hurt and she suffers from extreme fatigue that sometimes does not allow her to get up.

On the other hand, I have problems with my kidneys. They have confirmed that I require surgery, although before they can move forward with that they have to do more tests to rule out any other problems - including cancer.

And it has been very difficult for me not just because of my health but also financially. My wife used to make meals and sell them, and I am a house painter by profession, but currently I have a catheter, which does not allow for me to work. Please allow us to be in your prayers and may our Father grant us healing! If you could support us, we would greatly appreciate it.

Request: $1,000

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