KenyaMay 24, 2016
Bondo. We have recently received photos of a prize giving at the school opened by the Usenge Development Initiative. This is approved by the national government and a recent phone call to Winnie has revealed that all is well with the community in Bondo.
There are now 9 teachers in the school and the curriculum includes English and Christian education. Due to the recent rains the kale programme is coming on well and will result in food and finance for the community through the sale of this produce.
Michael’s daughter Sharon, who has already been supported by our brownies, is in improving health. With sponsorship from one of our members, she is able to have a diet of fruit and vegetables and monthly medication.
The thriving environment encourages small businesses to develop further and in every communication we receive there is an appreciation of our continuing financial support. This is thanks to our church members and friends which has enabled the World Church Team to forward approx £50,000 to the community over the past 9 years.
Mathia. Rev. Harrison has contacted our Rev. Dave with greetings and blessings to us. He would be delighted to accept our gift of a large print pulpit Bible for their church as part of our 150th anniversary celebrations. This is now in hand and viewed favourably by the Kirk Session and will be inscribed and sent off soon.
They are always grateful for our education bursary and the latest news tells of six young graduates who are now studying for their masters’ degree.
John quotes Nelson Mandela “It’s only through education that can make the son of a peasant farmer to sit together with the son of a President.” This is what we have seen.
He asks for our prayers in finding new Elders and for the progress of their community. A D