World Church Team Report from BondoNovember 23, 2015
It is now nine years since Maxwelltown West started supporting the community in Bondo, initially supplying reed mats for the four nursery schools and then medication for an outbreak of cholera. Things have moved on since then and during recent years our Church has enabled the community to gain access to clean water, toilets and water from Lake Victoria for irrigation, all resulting in improvements to health.
Village people have started small businesses, profits being directed back to the community. A Primary School, now running up to grade 5, has been established and this is licensed with the government. Each class has three periods set aside each week for Christian Education and Winnie has recently asked if we could supply some Christian books with Bible stories for children.
Through the efforts of a group of our parishioners we are able to provide monthly support to the feeding programme for the children. The charity – Usenge Development Initiative – set up by the community in Bondo, oversees all the projects and Winnie continually expresses appreciation for the support that Maxwelltown West is providing. A recent email from her states “All is well here thanks to your continued support since 2006. Thank you for routing for us!’
The WCT could not have undertaken this project in Kenya without the prayers and support from our Church members and this is very much appreciated.
World Church Team