Hello, my name is Miguel. I was baptized on May 28, 2008, in Monterrey, MX. My wife Jovany and I have two children, a 3 year old and a 6 year old.

Approximately 10 months ago, the company where I worked had financial problems, and I was left without income. The company that I worked at for many years couldn't afford to my severance package according to the law in my country, and I was left penniless. I have been looking for a job, but it has been challenging with COVID. We are behind on our monthly rent and we are at risk of losing it soon. We are trying to pay loans that we requested in order to pay for food. We are in a very difficult situation at the moment and we are seeking your support of $1000 to help us with our needs. May God multiply you in every area of ​​your life. Thank you dear brothers and sisters!

Request: $1,000

My name is Guissell. I am a disciple of 23 years, a wife and a mother. My husband Mario, and I have been through a lot in our walk with God. When he first came to church he was working through a messy divorce while caring for his two children. But God changed his life and he has been a disciple for more than 17 years. We are so grateful that now our oldest son has already become a Christian and we are praying for our other 3 children.  

My husband is a school bus driver and when COVID hit, they shut down the schools and started remote learning. My husband immediately lost his job and since then has been unable to find anything steady.

Recently, the whole family tested positive and we were infected with COVID. Our economic situation is very unstable, and we are in great need of assistance. Your help towards our family needs is greatly appreciated!

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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!

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Raquel, the mother of 10 children, has been a disciple of the Church of Christ International Rio de Janeiro for 25 years. She baptized by her eldest daughter, Tania. This 70-year-old sister always took her grandchildren and great-grandchildren to church. Over the years, she assumed guardianship of 5 underage grandchildren after one of her sons was murdered by Ja drug trafficking gang in a neighborhood where she previously lived with her whole family. Since the mother of her grandchildren was chemically dependent, she lost custody of the children. Thankfully Raquel stepped in successfully fought for guardianship. Sadly, after she had taken in the children, Raquel passed away a few months later. Her daughter Tania, a single sister in the church, then took on the responsibility of caring for her nephews as her own.

Tania is now in the process of rearranging her life to accommodate the needs of the children. The church has rallied behind her to aid her as she looks for an adequate home in a safe neighborhood away from drug violence. The local churches are doing their best to provide financial support, but with limited resources, they are still in need of funds to secure housing for this family. Your help for Tania and the children are greatly needed and appreciated!

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We are the Hernandez family, my wife Berenice and I were baptized at the Mexico City Church 24 and 27 years ago respectively. We are currently living in Merida, Yucatan. We have two kids, Hernan (14) and Dante (10).
Last year, my son Hernan was diagnosed with a disease named multiple osteochondromas (bone tumors cover by cartilage). On September 2020, he had a 5 hour surgery in which several tumors were removed from his legs and surgical plates were settled on his knees and surgical screws were settle on his ankles.
Nevertheless, he´s been experiencing pain and lack of complete movement on one of his arms. He has tumors on his wrist. He needs a new surgery to remove these tumors, to help him reduce pain and recover complete movement of his hand. Also to remove the plates and screws from his legs. This surgery must occur on the first week of October. Our business, that is our source of income, has been heavily affected by the COVID pandemic and our family income has been drastically diminished.
For this reason we are requesting an economic support to cover the expenses of clinical tests before surgery (blood test, MRI, CT scan) and the surgery itself.

Request: $1,000

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Greetings of peace!

We, sisters by blood and in faith - Jennie, Tina, and Jona are disciples of ICOC Philippines for 21 years. We would like to humbly ask for your help.

Last August 05, 2021, our 74-year-old father, Pedrito "Pete" , had abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery at the Philippine Heart Center. After many surgeries, our father, sadly passed away. The medical treatments that our father underwent were very costly and now that he has passed we are working towards paying the debt while also juggling funeral expenses and our own finances. It has been a very difficult road for us and we are kindly seeking your support. May God bless!

Request: $1,000

This is Abeer from Egypt

Abeer is a dedicated wife and a mother of 2. She has been a disciple for 28 years, and has faithfully serving God’s kingdom. She is a hard worker and a loving sister who has impacted a lot of lives and served many. Abeer has always faced the trials and hardships in her life with hope in heart.

She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and has to go through 3 months of chemo sessions since it is spreading beyond the ovaries, after which she will undergo surgery. Her immunity is dropping and relative medication, tests, and monitoring are urgently needed.

There is still a long way to go, but she is handling it with a lot of faith and acceptance. 

Abeer and her daughter are the only providers for the family.

The Church of Christ financial committee sat with Abeer’s husband, Ramez, to lay down the needs and came up with a financial plan and an estimated figure that will cover the first chemo sessions and part of the operation fees. The total amount needed was around $10,000 to be divided equally between her husband, the local church in Cairo (which is over its budget) and the Middle East council. 

Although every member of the church is helping, hospitalization and her treatment are very expensive and a lot remains to be done.

Your support is highly appreciated.

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Hi everyone, my name is Lissette. I am 19 years old and I have been a disciple for 4 and a half years. I am requesting help because these past few months it has been very difficult to carry out my studies. My sister and I have to take turns using the one laptop that we own as a family. Since I am majoring in digital media, my files also take up a lot of space and it is very difficult for us to do our work quickly.

With COVID still being a great threat, my school is currently providing virtual sessions and having a dependable laptop is more important than ever. Your help towards my education would be incredibly helpful. I thank you so much for your support!

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We greet you with the love of Christ the hope that you and your precious families are in the best of health in these difficult times.

Mt name is Froylán, I am 36 years old from Culiacán, Sinaloa and I have lived in Mexico City since February 2012. I was baptized in Culiacán on April 27, 2008. My wife is called Ester, she is 41 years old, she was born in Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca and has lived in Mexico City since 1994. She was baptized on February 11, 2001. We were married on December 28, 2013 and we have a 6-year-old daughter named Sofía.

In the Church, God has allowed us to serve in different ministries, and we feel so blessed to be a so closely tied to the body. Unfortunately, on June 26 we suffered a car accident on our trip from Mexico City to Culiacán.

My wife and I were hospitalized for two weeks. And now we are buried in expenses for our aftercare. The brothers and sisters in our region have been generous and loving, but we have many expenses and we are in great need of your support.

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On June 30, 2019, I was baptized in the Church of Christ in Tepic Nayarit (Mexico), my sister Karla and my brother-in-law Carlos, disciples of the Tijuana church, shared the Word with my mother and I. Miraculously, she was also baptized at the age of 95 before she passed away 6 months ago.
From a very young age I suffered from seizures (Epilepsy) until about 15 years ago God gave me the blessing of having my health. But as a result of those seizures, my teeth became uneven, my jaw is contracted and because of these things I have suffered hearing loss in both my ears accompanied by buzzing and throbbing.
At the moment I do not have an income. I am separated from the father of my children and he does not provide me with any financial support. Currently I live with my son who is single and he is the one who supports me during this time.
The bill for my much needed maxillofacial dentist is very high and for this reason I dare to ask you from my the bottom of my heart, brothers and sisters for your help if it is possible for you to do so. Thank you!

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