The military arrested the interim President Raimundo Ereira and former Prime Minister Carlos Gomes junior in an overnight coup two weeks ago.
The air and sea space has been closed and any violation will be met with a “military response”. WellFound’s Howard Measham is due to go to Guinea-Bissau on the 12th may. We are grateful to announce that the work WellFound is doing there, building wells and latrines is continuing in the villages.
Please pray that order will return to the capital and that the crisis will not spread into the outer regions where we work as “West African regional bloc ECOWAS plans to send more than 600 troops to Guinea-Bissau in coming days to protect institutions and political figures after a military coup there, a senior ECOWAS source and another informed official said on Wednesday.” – Source Reuters (25/04/2012)
Please pray for WellFound partners and workers in Guinea-Bissau.
WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT.