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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

Our Nazarene Heritage

Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for service to God and their fellow man. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read More