Welcome to October Justice Awareness Month for 2016.
Each week we will be focussing on a different issue of injustice, dealing specifically with the poor, the vulnerable and the stranger. All of these issues are prevalent around the world, and are issues that we, as followers of Jesus need to engage with. We will be looking at such issues as:
– The refugee crisis.
– The Poor
– The Vulnerable, including the orphan.
Our project this year is to raise money to build four homes in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with the Children at Risk ministry. The Children at Risk ministry is a part of YWAM, and is serving poor and vulnerable communities in the rural areas of Phnom Penh. We are committed to help with these four house builds, two of which we will be building on our Matthew 25 trips this June and July. The total goal that we want to raise this year is $12,000, which is not bad when you think about four families getting homes.
For last years October Justice Awareness month we also raised money for the Children at Risk Ministry. Tim and Mel, the team leaders, work with the local community providing homes, jobs and opportunity for the families living there. They also run sanitation clinics, home bible studies and youth/kids programs. Last year, four kids in this community wanted to go to secondary school. Two wanted to be a doctors, one a pharmacist, one a police woman!
The families couldn’t afford to pay for their kids schooling, so we decided to partner with them. With your help, we raised all the money to send these four kids to school. This year, we want to partner with Tim and Mel once again in doing community development.
Thank you for journeying with us this October, it truly will be life changing. Follow along as we post weekly on issues of poverty, vulnerability and refugees over at the Steps Facebook page.
To give now to this project click the donate button below. All gifts are tax deductible in the USA and Canada and 100% goes to this project (minus PayPal fees).