Social Night

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…

Serving Lunch

  We have been so busy the last 2 weeks! Tuesday through Friday around 20 men from all different parts of Menya came each day to work from 7:30 am until noon. We are leveling an area of ground on which to build a teaching house. It started as a hillside, so there was a…

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.

Literacy Meeting–Take Three

  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…