An ambulance for Kikimi!–April 2017

1           Food DistributionOne of our faithful local donors recently opened a bread factory, and they agreed to donate 250 loaves of bread weekly for the kids! The manager of the milk company made a special personal donation of food for the children, for which, needless to say, they were so very thankful, especially since it included some goodies which they don’t normally...

Challenges and Victories–March 2016

1         Building of our Middle School in KikimiIn answer to your prayers, the Rawji Foundation agreed to finance the building of two classrooms, and all the materials finally reached Kikimi for the building of the first classroom, in spite of countless difficulties because of the condition of the roads. For example, one of the trucks transporting the bricks didn’t have proper...

Christmas Stories and New Year Goals–January...

1         Christmas in KikimiA couple days before Christmas, we made our way to Kikimi and spent two days and two nights there, camping out in the library. The condition of the road was such that even a 4x4 could not make it all the way, so we had to walk the last 10 km. We carried a minimum with us (air mattress and mosquito net) and were thankful that the weather was not too hot. We...

Graduation Day in Kikimi and Library Inauguration&...

1      Graduation Day in KikimiCelebrating the kids’ efforts throughout the school year was a big event in Kikimi. The whole village was present—parents and teachers of course, but also the village chief and the police inspector. Other guests came, like the doctor who had performed free check-ups, and also Bibiche, the secretary from the Scripture Union.  It’s so heart-warming to hear...