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Covid-19 Updates

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

Covid-19 Update 59

News from our Partners – Changemakers, South Africa A few weeks ago we were able to share news from our partners, Changemakers, in South Africa, who offer a residential programme to men with long term addictions. Their programme supports the men to overcome their addiction, rebuild family relationships and provide skills training so can gain …

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Covid-19 Update 58

News from our Partners – Changemakers, South Africa We are delighted to report that our partners in South Africa, Changemakers, have been able to continue their work with men who are struggling with addiction despite continued lockdowns in South Africa as the country battles with Covid-19. Their residential rehabilitation programme supports the men to overcome …

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News from our Partners – Alikadam Hostel, Bangladesh Last week, Debbie, our Programmes Manager was able to have a Zoom call with Pastor Biramon, who runs the Alikadam Hostel in Bangladesh.  The Hostel provide a place for children from rural communities in the Chittagong Hill Tract region of the country.  This is an under-developed area …

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Covid-19 Update 56

Staying Connected Over the last 9 months, and as a natural consequence of the pandemic, Rope and our partners have found ourselves working remotely and online, we have all come to know, use (and maybe love) Zoom! This was particularly meaningful for Andy, our CEO, Debbie and Amos, our Programmes and Partnerships Team, when they …

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Covid-19 Update 54

News from our Partners – Changemakers, South Africa Our partners in South Africa, Changemakers, work with men who are struggling with addiction. Their residential rehabilitation 3 stage programme supports the men to overcome their addiction, rebuild family relationships and provide skills training so that they can gain employment or develop sustainable income for themselves.   As …

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News from our Partners – Artizan International, Ecuador Our partners, Artizan International support adults with disabilities in San Domingo, Ecuador. They provide them with training in artisan craft skills so they can earn themselves a living. This training also includes basic business skills and helps them set up their own business selling their crafts. Artizan …

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Covid-19 Update 52

News from our Partners – YAU, Uganda Our partner Youth Action Uganda (YAU) works with vulnerable communities in four districts within north-eastern Uganda, helping them become economically sustainable through agricultural programmes. In September 2019, Amos and Debbie, our Programmes Team, visited Kaeselem church in Napak district. This church had been planted by YAU the previous year, and …

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Covid-19 Update 51

Update from our Partners – Word Made Flesh, Bolivia We are able to provide an update on our partners, Word Made Flesh in Bolivia. Their House of Hope centre, based in El Alto, La Paz, offers a wide variety of programmes to support prostituted women and their children, enabling them to gain healing and break …

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Covid-19 Update 50

News from our Partners – FEEEJ, Chad We reported a few weeks ago that our partners FEEEJ in N’Djamena, Chad recently held their annual youth camp in line with the local government Covid-19 guidelines. FEEEJ operates an evangelical and discipleship programme for young people, connecting closely with 22 local churches. Their centre in N’Djamena had …

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Covid-19 Update 49

News from our Partners – Sunshine Centre, Kenya At the time of reporting, Kenya has reported 34,493 cases of the virus with 581 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 …

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Covid-19 Update 48

At the time of reporting, Chad has reported 995 cases of the virus with 77 deaths. Rope supports FEEEJ in N’Djamena, Chad which operates an evangelical and discipleship programmes for young people, connecting closely with 22 local churches. Their centre in N’Djamena had to close middle of March along with the 22 partnership churches. The …

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Covid-19 Update 47

News from our partners – AKS, India Our partners Asha Kiran Society (AKS) work with 16 remote communities in Odisha, India. Rope supports their Multi-Lingual Education (MLE) centres, which provide around 600 children with primary level education. 51 young people from these village communities have been trained to teach at these centres. The end of …

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Covid-19 Update 46

News from our Partners – Glad’s House, Kenya At the time of writing Kenya has recorded 23,873 cases of covid-19 and 391 deaths. Our partner Glad’s House works with street children in Mombasa, Kenya.  Rope supports their work with children in prisons, juvenile centres and rehabilitation schools. Although the Covid-19 pandemic has slowed down a …

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Covid-19 Update 44

News from our Partners – Jehovah Jireh Ministries, India Our partners, Jehovah Jireh Ministries JJM), in India, support 63 widows who otherwise would not have any income after their husbands died. During the Covid-19 pandemic, JJM has been providing essential items for those most in need in their community. This has involved distributing sanitiser to …

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