On Friday the last part of literacy class is game time. This week: bingo with the letters learned so far.
We are one week into our first literacy course. Be praying for faithful attendance and successful teaching.
On Wednesday, to celebrate the completion of our teaching pavilion, we invited our community for a mumu (PNG-style cookout) and picture show. Late in the afternoon, the food was buried with hot rocks to cook and then distributed for consumption. When the eating was done, Wes and I shared for a few minutes about the…
9 days of digging, 2 days of deconstruction, 4 days of reconstruction
Sadly, Kenalin died last night. Pray for her parents and our community.
For those praying for Kenalin, here’s the latest: after a few days at the local clinic where she got more than 25 shots w/o being cured, they sent her home telling her parents to make peace with anyone they may have offended (thinking the source might be witchcraft.) The family is now home and Kenalin is still sick.
Day one labor force enjoying their compensation.
The two pictures above are some of the guys getting their first look at our literacy lesson books. On Tuesday evening we had a third meeting with our village leaders about the location of our upcoming literacy class. So far, we’ve explored two options which both ended with objections from different segments of the community. Since…