Thursday, December 19, 2019

Wrapping up 2019

The last couple months have been a nice mix of settling into routine with work and school, hosting a few teams and visitors and spending a lot of time on the new construction projects. 

Esther, Buff and a stray puppy that really wants to be part of the family are the best distraction from homeschool! 

Finn's other distraction is soccer, if he's not doing school he is out on the field. Living on a school campus there is always someone out there kicking the ball around! 

156 visitors came to Kibaale this year, wow!! 
Thank you to everyone who came to work alongside us and the amazing Kibaale staff. 

Our last team of the year was a group from Village Church, Lucas and Kaely sponsor Gilbert and had the chance to meet his whole family and bring them some needed supplies. 

They were in return gifted a pumpkin! 

One of our favourite parts of mudding a new house is meeting the whole community! 

Thank you to the team and our vocational students for your hard work blessing this family with a new house! 

The team made a delicious dinner for some of the staff and their families that they had been working with. 

Natasha, one of our nursery students, came by the social workers office to let them know her grandma who she lives with fell and hurt her hip, since she wouldn't be able to dig in the garden for a few weeks we went to town to stock up on some food and supplies. They are the sweetest family and we love to check in on them so this was a treat for our family. 

A few of our new nursery students getting their sponsorship photos and modelling the brand new uniforms! The whole school is getting a new look next year and we can't wait to see them all back here in February! 

A special thank you to Village Church and North Langley Community Church for having us at their churches and inviting their congregations to be part of our sponsorship program in Kibaale!  

There has been lots going on the last couple months but one of the most exciting things for Jeff has been all of the construction projects.
Two new dormitories that will allow for 200 more girls at the Timothy Girls School in Masaka. 

In addition to our existing medical clinic will now be an overnight ward and also a maternity clinic. These are huge needs in our community so we are very excited for this health centre expansion. 

The maternity clinic at the roofing stage.

Roof is on! 

The primary school is getting a full renovation, inside and out. While the kids were still going to school we started working on the outside, a new shed roof and gutter system to catch more water and all new retaining walls. Flooding and erosion are huge problems on this part of the property but these changes should really help. 

Thank you for your continued prayers and support towards our family, we can't thank you enough! 

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1 comment:

Unknown said...

Beautiful family, doing wonderful work. Love you all