Leaving legacies!

Try to imagine to have never seen a library in your lifetime!  You have no re-collection whatsoever of a collection of books or to have never ever read a children’s story in your own language.  Oliver Twist?  Never had the privilege to read it.  Ernest Hemingway?  Who?  The story of Romeo and Juliet has never […]

June 18th, 2014|Children, Literacy, Schools|

Into Malawi on 2 wheels !

Pastor Binda delivering our bicycles to 2 of the women monitors in Malawi.The call of 1010 women has a way to reach your ears.  Villa Nova is a small village on the border between Mozambique and Malawi.  People are very poor and the lack of just about everything hits you in the stomach.  But their call, […]

May 7th, 2014|Literacy, Women, Womens Ministry|

Making a Difference!

We often get the opportunity to meet extraordinary men and women in the bush.   People going beyond the call of duty.  Men and women who serve and care although they have not been asked to do so.  They are not being payed … they are never covered by a headline story …. they simply […]

April 9th, 2014|Being Church, Bibles, Life Stories, Literacy, People|

Hope means ‘getting up’!

On my way to our bush school! The last 2 months has been a very difficult time for our bush school.  Our school cook died due to a short sickbed and it caught us all off-guard.  We had to shuffle and change our school teaching stuff suddenly and unexpected and then due to an above averaged […]

April 8th, 2014|Children, Literacy, Schools|

Mercy, mercy and more mercy!

I am looking at a mountain of folders filled with photos of all we are busy with on the base.  And as usual I realized that I have gotten way behind my journalism capabilities.  The stories are so many and so many lives have been changed just in the last few weeks it leaves me […]

February 20th, 2014|Literacy, Schools|

LOCK and LOAD: Love & Laughter

Packed to capacity!  It was a 40 degree Celsius day … but they came in huge numbers to LOVE and LAUGH with us!Everybody has them.  Governments love them.  Even semi-state owned conglomerates spend million on them. Companies adore them.  City councils do them in private.  And you have them too.  And believe it or not I […]

November 28th, 2013|Bibles, Children, Literacy, Schools|

First bicycle race ever in Mozambique to emphasize Children’s Literacy

One of the most memorable facets of life, in my humble opinion, is creating lifelong memories. And where children are involved that becomes even more important.  With the huge amount of emphasis we put on literacy and especially literacy amongst women and children it was high time to do something special.  One of the most […]

August 8th, 2013|Children, Education, Literacy|