Back to School–September 2015

1      Back to School225 kids enrolled in our school this September with a larger number of girls, for which we are very thankful, as girls’ education continues to be a challenge in the DRCongo. New uniforms were given to the orphaned children. A local company donated 12 boxes of notebooks and pens for our school, enough for the whole school year. They also gave a snack of chips which all...

End of School Year Celebration — July 2014

Celebration for End of School Year in Kikimi: We were very encouraged to hear that all 20 students who took the test to mark the completion of their primary school education passed with flying colors! That success put our school on the map as the #1 Primary School in the district for education (if you remember, last month we had already received first place for cleanliness, appearance and...

News for March 2014

 “In Africa, they dig for diamonds. Tons of earth are moved to find a little pebble not as large as a little fingernail. The miners are looking for the diamonds, not the dirt. They are willing to lift all the dirt in order to find the jewels. In daily life, people forget this principle and become pessimists because there is more dirt than diamonds. When trouble comes, don’t be frightened by...

News for February 2014

Future champions: While the winter Olympics was taking place in Sochi, our kids in Kikimi have been seriously practicing their soccer skills. Although setting up a soccer field is one of our goals, they have been using bamboo poles as goal posts for now. They often have the boys play against the girls, and guess who usually wins?—the girls of course!  Please pray the Lord supplies the funds...