World Day of Prayer

Unverified non-profit organisation

World Day of Prayer is a worldwide movement of Christian women of many traditions who welcome all to observe a common day of prayer each year on the first Friday of March. It is an ecumenical movement that brings together women of various races, cultures, and traditions in closer fellowship, understanding and action throughout the year.

The organisation’s motto of “Informed Prayer and Prayerful Action” signifies that prayer and action are inseparable.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues

Regions / countries / territories

Europe: Netherlands

Global issues

Community development; Gender issues