"Every day, I am just praying for any well-wisher to remember us." Mercy Akinyi

Will your church send Mercy a message of hope? Download our Christmas bauble template for your congregation to write a message of hope or a prayer to encourage Mercy and others just like her.

This activity is designed to work alongside the video or PowerPoint, but if you are unable to use those in your church you can download Mercy’s story to read to your congregation.

Download all our free resources to help inspire your congregation this Christmas:

    • Mercy's story (Video, 3 minutes) - meet Mercy and hear about her life 
    • Mercy's story (PowerPoint) - find out about Send a Cow and hear more about how we're supporting mothers like Mercy
    • Mercy's story (PDF) - read about the daily challenges Mercy faces
    • Bauble template (PDF) - download the bauble to write a message of hope for Mercy this Christmas
    • Church service activity -  use this to explain the activity to your congregation 
    • Youth group activitya session outline for how your youth group can get involved  
    • Fundraising guide - our top tips on the practical and legal side of fundraising 
    • Fundraising ideas -  some ideas for what your church could do to support the Mother & Child appeal
    • Donation form - download this form when sending in your donations

“From now on all generations will call me blessed.” Luke 1.48