Covid-19 Updates

Updates on Rope’s work with our partners during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Covid-19 Update 26

Emergency Fund Rope is currently working with 22 partners in 15 countries. All of them have been impacted in some form or another by the Covid-19 pandemic. In response to government directives many partners have had to close their operations entirely and staff are working from home. They are in the process of finding new …

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Covid-19 Update 24

News from our Partners – Sunshine Centre, Kenya At the time of writing Kenya has recorded 887 cases of covid-19 and 50 deaths. Our partners operate Sunshine centre in Navaisha, Kenya. The boarding home aims to provide homeless boys, orphaned or from single-parent families, with a caring, loving home environment which enables them to access …

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Covid-19 Update 23

News from our Partners – Alikadam Hostel, Bangladesh At the time of writing Bangladesh has recorded 22,268 cases of Covid-19 and 328 deaths. Recent press reports indicate that cases are now being reported within refugee camps where Rohingya are living. Our partners, Pastor Biramon and wife Swarnati run the Alikadam Hostel, which is based in …

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Covid-19 Update 22

“Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”  Matthew 11:28 This week we are delighted that our partner from Bangladesh has written our weekly blog during Covid-19. Pastor Edwin Baroi is part of the Pastoral Team of the Dhaka Assemblies of God. Rope currently supports two of …

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Covid-19 Update 21

News from our Partners – Change Makers, South Africa At the time of writing South Africa has recorded 7,808 cases of covid-19 and 153 deaths. The government responded quickly to flatten the curve helping to delay the spread of the virus and enabling it to screen people in hotspots and prepare its health system to …

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Covid-19 Update 20

News from our Partners – SLCDO, Pakistan At the time of writing Pakistan has recorded 24,644 cases of covid-19 and 585 deaths. Our partners Shining Lights Community Development Organisation (SLCDO) offer a range of development programmes for children and adults within Gilgit, northern Pakistan. Rope is in partnership with them to deliver vocational and life …

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Covid-19 Update 18

News from our Partners – Dreamland Hospital, Kenya At the time of writing Kenya has recorded 396 cases of Covid-19 and 17 deaths. Though the majority of cases have been in Nairobi, the virus in spreading and there has been cases reported in Kakamega Town which is a 2-hour drive from Kimilili, western Kenya, where …

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Covid-19 Update 16

News from our Partners – Artizan International, Ecuador At the time of writing Ecuador has recorded 11,183 cases of Covid-19 and 560 deaths, however worldwide media reports indicate that the spread of the virus has been much more widespread and death figures are more likely around 10,000, particularly around the Guayas province which includes Ecuador’s …

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Covid-19 Update 15

News from our Partners – Glad’s House, Kenya At the time of writing Kenya has recorded 336 cases of covid-19 and 14 deaths. Our partners Glad’s House work with street children in Mombasa, Kenya. Rope supports their work with children imprisoned in prisons, juvenile centres and rehabilitation schools. At the time of writing Glad’s House …

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Covid-19 Update 13

News from our partners – Word Made Flesh At the time of writing Bolivia has recorded 465 cases of Covid-19 and 31 deaths. On 22nd March government instigated a strict nationwide quarantine, which has now been extended to the end of April. Restrictions have included suspension of private and public transportation. One member of a …

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Covid-19 Update 10

News from our partners – AKS At the time of writing India has recorded 5,480 cases of Covid-19 and 164 deaths. India’s government instigated a 21-day lockdown at the end of March. Our partners Asha Kiran Society (AKS) work with 16 remote communities in Odisha, India. Rope supports their Multi-Lingual Education (MLE) centres, which provide …

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Covid-19 Update 9

News from our Partners – Youth Action Uganda At the time of writing Uganda has recorded 55 cases of Covid-19 but as yet no deaths.  At the end of March the government banned the use of public transport and non-food markets, closed all bars and instituted a mandatory quarantine in hotels for Ugandans returning from …

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