I’m heading to Chokwe, Mozambique!

by Ruth Chapman

According to a 2012-2013 report taken by World Relief, “Mozambique remains one of the least developed countries in the world, ranking 168th out of 177 countries in the United Nations Human Development Index.”

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Their poverty has many sources such as corruption, injustice, globalization, and natural disasters. I will be among a community whose economy has not only suffered the consequences of corruption, but a people group who’ve been broken by injustice. However, in a place stricken by need, the people contain beauty amidst ashes, rainbows amidst rain, and roses amidst thorns.

I am commissioned to love the way that Christ has loved me. I intend to do this by learning, teaching, and laying my life down for their needs. I will love by becoming a student of their culture, their history, and learning of their lives and their pain. I will love by building self-efficacy and awakening dignity through the art of teaching. Lastly, I will love by laying my life down for them.

Please support me in prayer! Please pray for:

  • My commitment to sharing in God’s heart for the people of Chokwe, and for my own faith and strength.
  • My annual expenses will be $12,800 for things such as travel, food, and water. My goal is to raise $6,400 to compensate the Chapel’s contributions.

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