Team:

February 2014: ,

The team was involved in a variety of project and ministry opportunities which included the following:

  • Agriculture—clearing land, working with the community to lighten the work load
  • School—assisting with language classes
  • Health—teaching on hygiene
  • Spiritual—pastoral and leadership training

In addition, certain members of the team also visited the village of Bumala, Kenya and the Mwanza District of Tanzania, to determine how YouFeedThem can assist these villages in their agricultural efforts to reach self-sustainability.

Team Testimonials: 

“[In the coming months I will] free up more resources for missions.”

“Now I truly understand the difficulties other people/cultures have.”

“Now that I have a living experience, I can greatly improve my awareness and teaching that will include raising funds.”

“I saw many children walking alone on dangerous roads; [God has] taught me to accept the things that I cannot change and change the things I can.”

“I have learned a new appreciation for another culture and protocol.”

“[I was affected by] watching people going long distances to carry dirty water.”

“[In the coming months] I plan to open a new business to bring support to Kenya and Tansania.”

“[In the coming months] I will consider other ways that coud be more effective to raise awareness of the 3 new villages and ensure all plans to help are helping not hurting.”


Team Blog:

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Home Safe and Sound!

Thank you all for following our trip, it was so encouraging when you commented on our blog posts!

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Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Flight info

The team will be arriving back in Montreal tomorrow evening (Fri, Mar 14) at 7:57 pm on British Airways flight BA 95.

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Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Safari

We're just about to board our flight to London, but we had a great day at the safari and doing a little bit of shopping in Nairobi.  Not much time for an update but we wanted to share our photos at least!

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Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Back in Nairobi

We safely traveled to Kisumu today, and then flew to Nairobi.  We enjoyed a few hours' rest, and then went for a great dinner together.  On the one hand we'd love to just fly straight home, but on the other hand, it is very useful to have this "decompression" time together to process some of our

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Monday, March 10th, 2014

Home Stretch

Hi blog-followers, Maureen here.

The drought season is nearly finished. It has rained hard a few times during the night, but it is still very hot here.  Is it hot at home yet?? The deal was for it to be spring by the time we return!

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Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Creation Church and a Happy Reunion

Today, the part of the team that wasn’t en route back from Tanzania had a nice quiet church service in nature.  There is a wonderful collection of huge rocks on the top of the hill, known as Mount Ndere, so we went there to enjoy the beauty of creation and spend some quiet time together with God

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Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Hope in the Face of Futility

You know when people go on humanitarian aid trips and see things that change them forever? I had [another] one of those moments today.

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