Archive | October, 2011

Lunch For 27

Lunch For 27

On a few random Saturdays, some kids from Shimo have wandered over to Leila’s house with an excuse that they need something for school, when really they are hoping to get a meal. Most of these kids go to the Ukrainian school in Shimo or Oasis of Hope and there they get their one meal […]

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Welcome Sammy

Welcome Sammy

Leila went and picked up Sammy early Friday morning. His dad never showed up, but he talked to Selina’s mom and told her it was fine if Leila took him. When she showed up, Sammy was lying outside in the dirt surrounded by a bunch of men who were sitting around drinking alcohol. On her […]

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Please Pray For Sammy

Please Pray For Sammy

I’ve blogged about Sammy before. He used to live near Lucy and Selina in Shimo la Tewa slum. I first met him this summer we saw how skinny and malnourished he was so we had been bringing him Plumpy Nut to help him get to a healthy weight.  Sammy in the summer with a face […]

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Academic Day At Purpose Driven Academy

Academic Day At Purpose Driven Academy

Today was Academic Day at Purpose Driven Academy. Most of the parents of the  children don’t come to the school as often as parents do in America. The majority of the students walk themselves at school or live at school because their home is too far for them to walk everyday. So Academic Day is […]

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Hospital Visits With Brian

Hospital Visits With Brian

        Today I took Brian to the doctor in town. We are working on getting a clear diagnoses of what he has. Last April, he was diagnosed with and treated for tuberculosis and meningitis. He is through with the medicine and there is still no change. I have suspected from the start that […]

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Shimo La Tewa House Visits

Shimo La Tewa House Visits

Leila and I have been spending a lot of time in Shimo and have gotten to know a few families very well. It’s hard to go visit kids and their families and leave not knowing when their next meal will be. With the cost of food on the rise the families who were already struggling […]

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A Visit To Oasis Of Hope

A Visit To Oasis Of Hope

 Today I went to Oasis of Hope to see the kids. I hadn’t made my way down there for a while and it was good to see everyone. I sat down with some of my favorite kids from Shimo while they ate some lunch. Here are some photos.  Selina and Jennifer Lucy loves githeri   […]

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