Relief plea for the people of devastated Mozambique

Cyclone Idai came and went  two weeks ago, leaving total devastation behind in Mozambique, as well as badly affecting Zimbabwe and Malawi.  Whole towns and villages have been flattened.  What was once dry land now looks like an inland ocean.  Hundreds of people have died, and many more are missing.

Cyclone Idai is being quoted as one of the worst  ever weather related disasters in the Southern Hemisphere.  That’s the statistic, but here’s the dire human reality . . .

HOPE Africa has been working with the Bishops to help with a recovery and rebuilding plan for the country that will include meeting the immediate needs.


Archbishop Thabo Makgoba’s visit on 1 April and over the days to follow, is to show love, solidarity and support for the people of Mozambique.

People have lost everything – homes, possessions, crops, livestock, and tragically also family members.  There’s a critical need for temporary shelter, food, clean water, clothing, and medicines. 

Our Mozambiquan brothers and sisters in Christ need our prayers, our solidarity, and our material help in their desperate circumstances.

Through your donations we can assist the church in Mozambique, help communities rebuild their lives and restore normality – and you can help by clicking here to make your online donation.
 

Through the Church and HOPE Africa your help can make a difference in these areas of great need:

  • R350/£18/$24 for a food parcel to sustain a family of five for a week
  • R200/£10/$14 to supply a family with water purification tablets
  • R200/£10/$14 to provide a family with  hygiene packs
  • R300/£16/$20 to provide a mosquito net
  • R150/£8/$10 to provide two capulana (cloths worn by females – also used as a cover when sleeping)
  • R150/£8/$10 to provide seeds and fertilizers to restart food gardens
  • R350/£18/$24 for small implements.

Ways to Donate:

  1. You can donate online by clicking here

  2. Direct deposit or EFT into our back account:
    HOPE Africa
    First National Bank
    Branch code: 201409
    Cheque account number: 62047177515
    Beneficiary reference: please use your email address or telephone number

Our USA friends may use the following link to make their donations: https://mygiving.secure.force.com/GXDonateNow?id=a0U0H00000ZPmgsUAD

Please would you also be kind enough to email information about your donation to jenny@hopeafrica.org.za

Recovery from the cyclone’s long term impact on human and economic life of the region will take many years, but the need for immediate help is today.  Please will you click here to make your donation now. 


And may God bless you for your kindness.

You can watch Bishop Carlos Matsinhe of Lebombo talking about this dire emergency by clicking here: https://youtu.be/ZMLLVTi9tk0

 




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