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(Below the projects you can select a country to see all the projects for a specific nation)

Emergency treatment is required for Hannah to remove an abdominal tumour. She has to travel from Nepal to India to have the surgery.

Donate online USD1725

 

 

This project enables our RD to visit these two fields and help train, encourage and advise the workers as the seek to grow the work.

Donate online USD3635

 

 

Half the funding is in - thank you. Pray with us for the restThis will enable senior Sowers to cover more area and to follow up teams more effectively.

Donate online USD2300

 

 

Without training material and tracts, Sowers cannot use the program effectively to train others and reach the lost. There is an impending shortage of Level 2 Manuals, Digest 1, Digest 2, contact tracts and counselling booklets.

Donate online USD3800

 

 

Airfares for pastoral and teaching visit of Regional Director to Uganda and Kenya. Note that in-country costs are not included here, but in Project 127.

Donate online USD1230

 

 

Large Tent

Our Ugandan staff gave careful consideration and diligently researched their Income Generating Project options. I was impressed with the thoroughness of the proposal. Over time, they would like to be able to hire out tents and chairs of several different sizes to groups and organizations requiring them for functions. The income generated will give SOWERS Uganda much needed funds to put towards their ministry. In the first stage we are aiming to fund 3 sets of tent plus 100 chairs. Each set costs USD2185.

The first set is paid for! Could you help towards the next?

Donate online USD2185

 

Recently Kwesi, who has been involved with SOWERS for almost 40 years, was diagnosed with cancer. This project is to cover the cost of all of the associated Doctors/Specialists visits, scans etc and medication.

Donate online USD8705

 

This project will provide bedding in the form of sleeping bags for ten Level 3 trainers in Zambia's Copperbelt. This project will assist the trainers and give them bedding so they can sleep more comfortably when they go into rural areas to conduct Seminars and encourage teams.

Donate online USD530

 

This project will provide bedding in the form of sleeping bags for fifteen Level 3 trainers in the Luapula Province of Zambia. This project will assist the trainers and give them bedding so they can sleep more comfortably when they go into rural areas to conduct Seminars and encourage teams.

Donate online USD985

 

This project is to erect a 73m long x 2.4m high wall fence around two sides of the Lusaka SOWERS house in Libala. There will be a 4m x 2.4m gate made of mild steel with an opening of 4m with provision for locking. The house stands on the corner of Sixteenth Street and Kabuyu Road. The house is in a residential part of Lusaka and currently is very exposed and needs a wall fence for security. The majority of houses in the area have wall fences and the SOWERS house is one of only a few in the area with no security. The erection of a wall fence and gate around the property will provide much needed security and it will mean that the current rent on the house will at least double. This will provide security for the tenant and additional funds for the Zambian Board. Part of the house has a hedge which can easily be penetrated but there is no gate so dogs cannot be kept for security. In the past a grass fence has been erected around part of the house but it only provided a little privacy and no real security. In Lusaka most houses and wall fences are made of concrete blocks as the soil does not allow for bricks to be made and burnt. Concrete blocks are strong and long lasting.

Donate online USD5290

 

This project will help the men to start businesses and equip them to become more self-reliant. The Board has looked at various options available in Malawi and considers this the best one as it will enable the men to acquire knowledge to manage small businesses and at the same time to serve in SOWERS.

Can you help this dedicated and hard working team? Donate online USD3295

 

This project provides funding to purchase two Chinese made off-road YG 155-5 motorbikes for Eastern Region. It will help Patrick K and Mateyu M to transport themselves and reduce transportation problems. The motor bikes will be used SOWERS activities and enable these Coordinators to do more for SOWERS.

Can you help this dedicated and hard working team? Donate online USD3865

 

Establishing a Chicken laying farm of 300 birds as an Income Generating project. We're halfway there, thanks to generous donors. Would you help close the gap?  Donate online USD10,055

Nepali Sowers are trying hard to be raise their own support and not be dependent on donations. This income generation proposal furthers that aim for Sowers in the east of the country.   Donate online USD5040

Halfway there, thank you! Only one motorbike to go.

Two motorbikes are needed to beat the lack of public transport. They will enable our coordinators to reach more areas, train more teams, and encourage and assist existing Teams and Trainers.  Donate online USD2500 each

Reducing the need for donor support is a key driver in the establishment of this fish farm. The specific goal is to raise funds to start the one hectare farm and run it for six months. By then it should be self-funding.  Donate online USD6150

Churches are calling for training but not all can pay even the minimal cost. Others are calling us to visit to explain more about our ministry. There is a shortfall of funding. Would you consider even a little support for the ongoing ministry of SOWERS in the Philippines? USD11,400 per year; USD950 per month.  Donate online

Nepali Sowers are determined to work to raise funds for SOWERS ministry. A joint venture chicken farming has been chosen as a start. The joint venture will be 50/50 with the farmer providing the land. Sowers share is to fund a suitable building and supply the chickens. Can you help these Sowers help themselves? Cost USD4495.  Donate online

Teaching Level 1
Church training is proceeding apace. The annual visit by SOWERS staff has provided a core group of churches trained in this particularly effective method of outdoor evangelism. Funding of USD350 per month is sought to cover ongoing development.  Donate online

Imagine having to walk down the street to a local vendor every time you needed to send an email or copy a document or do any number of everyday office tasks. What a drain on productivity! What inefficiency! Yet that is what our Philippines National Director has to do. Could you help supply a computer and printer? USD1180.  Donate online

damaged equipmentYou will have heard of the near civil war that followed the last election. Thank God that no Sowers were among those killed. Equipment and Manuals were looted though, leaving them with nothing to work with. Would you consider providing the seed funding to restart the work? USD3450 would do it. Perhaps you have a $100? Every bit will help. Donate online

Charged with imparting vision, direction, inspiration and encouragement to Sowers around the world, the President needs to travel. Depending on where the President lives, his/her communication budget may also need boosting.   Donate online. Thanks.

Good governance is a key function in any organisation. SOWERS' Governance Board members need to represent a wide international range of interests. Stringent attention to costs ensures that most of the Board's work is done electronically. It is crucial, though, that the Board periodically meets face-to-face. Donate online. Thanks.

Internet linkIt is no news to anyone that communication is critical. SOWERS makes a huge effort to keep costs to a minimum by using electronic communication wherever possible. Yet even that is relatively expensive in countries such as Zimbabwe where other things can be so inexpensive.  One donation of USD465 per year to cover the cost of internet access would release other desperately needed funds for very productive ministry.   Donate now

 

street scene in lubumbashi dr congoStop Press! Right now there is an urgent need for printed materials so that training of church teams can continue. Could you help with one or more of the items? Click on 'read more' below for a list.

 

Congolese Christians have been trained by Zambian Sowers and are now spearheading the work in Katanga Province of DR Congo. Church planting is proceeding rapidly. Already the work has reached a stage where a couple of senior Sowers need to travel to train, shepherd, and develop other leaders. These experienced men need prayer and some support to replace the 'lost' income from other sources for caring for their families. Would you pray with us? They need USD400 month. If you could give part or full support, please DONATE ONLINE.

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