African children face a myriad of challenges as they grow up. But what is also true about African children is: they love, play, learn, hope, dream, pray — they live!
Would you join me in praying for all the mothers in the Child Survival Program, that they would give birth to healthy babies and accept the support and help they need?
Think about it for a second. A birthday may be the most special day in a little kid’s life. Yet nearly 9 million kids a year never make it to their fifth birthday.
Martha sits on the chair facing the window, arms crossed, and gives a great sigh of relief. She looks at her big tummy and realizes that the days have advanced very quickly. Not many days are left before she visits the clinic.
Martha is six months pregnant. She is expecting that perhaps this time she will…