Browsing Archive: November, 2010

thanks and giving.

Posted by kristin on Tuesday, November 30, 2010,
we didn’t eat turkey on thanksgiving day.  we were greeted at our ‘home’ in
Ilbissil with a grand, “Happy Thanksgiving!!” when pastor Kiroka came to pick us
up.  we had a busy day planned.  it was a thanksgiving day I will never forget,
mostly because of the people I met.  And also for the things I felt thankful for
as we took pastor and his family out to dinner that evening.

our first stop was to a rescue house.  many young girls in Masai culture are
married off to an elder husband-...
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our girls.

Posted by kristin on Tuesday, November 23, 2010,
Tomorrow we are heading to Ilbissil.  Over the next few days we will spend time
surveying the finished borehole project complete with tanks, piping, and pump. 
But mostly we are excited to spend a few days with 15 girls that YOU have
provided education for through our Girls Sponsorship Program.  We’ve packed
your letters and a few other goodies to pass along to them (soap, toothbrushes,
toothpaste, maxipads, books, etc).  We will spend days checking up on each one,
talking with her, findin...
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quick trip to uganda

Posted by kristin on Saturday, November 20, 2010,
  The days pass quickly here.  I can’t believe I’ve only been in Africa since Monday.  It was a wonderful and quick few days with the Compassion Corps team in Uganda.  Jan and Beth have been an incredible inspiration and encouragement to me, and I was excited to see them on the ground in action.  They had a team of ten with them, and spent their two weeks doing medical clinics and encouraging the local church and their partners there.  They recounted so many stories of sick people and the...
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Posted by kristin on Sunday, November 14, 2010,
this will be the 4th time i've boarded a plane in newark and ended up in another
world on the opposite side of the ocean.  i am humbled and excited to be going,
again.  the thrill hasn't been diminished one bit.  nor the nerves.  on tuesday
i'll arrive in entebbe, uganda, and will meet up with our partners at compassion
corps.  theyve been there a week or so already, and have a medical team and a
lot of enthusiasm for new beginnings in uganda.  i am excited to pray thru the
opportunity to par...
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