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Powerful Prayers

Read these prayer requests from sponsored children in Nicaragua 🇳🇮. They remind us that we can all help by praying for and serving one another.

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Marco

"I ask God to provide money for my family because the money that social security gives to my mom as pension is not enough to cover all our needs. Beans are very expensive now."

– Marco Antonia, age 11. His dad died two years ago, and he lives with his mom and five siblings. 

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Jossan

"I ask God to cover our needs and have control of the debts my mom has with the bank. Debt collectors come weekly, and I feel sad because my mom cannot pay."

— Jossan, age 11. His dad works as a junk collector, and his mom sells juice.

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Eliezer

"I ask God to provide for the needs in my family, especially for my grandparents because their bedroom is almost falling down and they have no other place to live. I would like them to have their own place to live with water and energy."

— Eliezer, age 11. His dad works as a security guard but doesn't make enough money to help Eliezer's grandparents.

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José

"Sometimes I feel sad because I see my friends playing and I know they have their parents and I don't, something I long for. But I thank God for the little my grandma has given to me and because she has never left me and because she is always giving me love."

— José Alejandro, age 9. His grandmother, a housemaid, is raising him.

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Bryan

"Every day when I go to bed, I ask my God for the daily bread because sometimes we have nothing to eat. Sometimes my mom washes clothes [to earn money] to feed us because my dad drinks a lot, which makes me sad. But I pray to God that we never lack the food."

— Bryan Antonio, age 9. He has six siblings.

Marco

"I ask God to provide money for my family because the money that social security gives to my mom as pension is not enough to cover all our needs. Beans are very expensive now."

– Marco Antonia, age 11. His dad died two years ago, and he lives with his mom and five siblings. 

Jossan

"I ask God to cover our needs and have control of the debts my mom has with the bank. Debt collectors come weekly, and I feel sad because my mom cannot pay."

— Jossan, age 11. His dad works as a junk collector, and his mom sells juice.

Eliezer

"I ask God to provide for the needs in my family, especially for my grandparents because their bedroom is almost falling down and they have no other place to live. I would like them to have their own place to live with water and energy."

— Eliezer, age 11. His dad works as a security guard but doesn't make enough money to help Eliezer's grandparents.

José

"Sometimes I feel sad because I see my friends playing and I know they have their parents and I don't, something I long for. But I thank God for the little my grandma has given to me and because she has never left me and because she is always giving me love."

— José Alejandro, age 9. His grandmother, a housemaid, is raising him.

Bryan

"Every day when I go to bed, I ask my God for the daily bread because sometimes we have nothing to eat. Sometimes my mom washes clothes [to earn money] to feed us because my dad drinks a lot, which makes me sad. But I pray to God that we never lack the food."

— Bryan Antonio, age 9. He has six siblings.

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