A bit of farming
It is hard to believe that we are entering month 5 of 2012! I flew to Kenya with the awesome privilege to appropriately, transparently and honestly expend your hard earned donations. There was so much to do. A bit of construction, sprucing up, planting, feasting, sharing gifts; buying uniforms, paying school fees, feeding children on the street, interviewing the many needs that knock on the door each day, rescuing girls, attending a graduation; following up on past children, assisting new ones, evaluating our progress, planning for the future, managing volunteers.
The time flew by. To look at what was accomplished brings an outpouring of wonderful stories. I hope to share them with you in the coming months. To look at what had to be ignored is painful. A waiting list, girls and more girls, all of them needing, at the very least, a boarding school to be able to have safe housing and education. Each costing about $1,000 per year.
In the face of having to say I will try to help but right now I cannot promise… the dream for a larger piece of land for a Coed Home School where children can learn at their own pace and find individualized attention, love and concern surfaces again from its “stuffing” place. The dream of a place where overcrowded classrooms do not rob a child of adequate instruction, where children can fill the gaps in their broken education and go on to learn to read, write and compute. The dream of a place where they can learn a skill that will support them and their future families.
Dreams, dreams, thank you for letting me touch on the needs you have filled and the needs that stand. Dreams do come true when we work together one child at a time to make a difference. THANK YOU GlobalGiving Donors.
graduation; following up on past children, evaluating our progress, planning for the future, managing volunteers.
The time flew by. To look at what was accomplished brings an outpouring of wonderful stories. To look at what had to be ignored is painful
A bit of feasting
A bit of relaxation
A bit of sharing gifts
A bit of sprucing up.
A bit of traditional construction
A bit of wonder
A few school fees