Swaziland Partnership

The Swaziland Partnership

The Swaziland Partnership is a cooperative effort between the Swaziland Church of the Nazarene, Bethany First Church of the Nazarene and Southern Nazarene University. Our goal is to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS in Swaziland through the development of key spiritual, compassionate and educational resources.

Fast Facts About Swaziland

  • Located in Southern Africa, between Mozambique and South Africa
  • It is the smallest country in the Southern hemisphere (slightly smaller than New Jersey)
  • Population: 1,133,066
  • Age Structure: 0-14 years: 40.3%, 15-64 years: 56.1%, 65 years and older: 3.6%
  • Life Expectancy at birth: 32.23 years
  • Government: Monarchy
  • Capital: Mbabane
  • Gained independence from the UK in 1968
  • Learn more through the CIA's World Factbook
  • Read today's headlines in Swaziland

Prayer Points

Pray for godly wisdom for key Swazi church and government leaders including the king, as well as BFC and SNU leadership
Pray for clear communication and strong relationships between BFC, SNU and the African church leaders
Pray that the Swaziland Partnership would have favor in the eyes of all men
Pray for the safety of GO Teams
Pray for the release of finances for individuals to go to Swaziland, and for U.S., Swazi and international resources to fund projects
Pray for a medical break-through in HIV/AIDS research
Pray for the healing of Swazi society through this troubling time