Update from Maara – March 31, 2015

We obtained two three month old kittens from my neighbors, a female and a male. Tomorrow the children will give the kittens new Kiswahili names.   Love this painting. Notice the rain is only falling in his bucket.  

Prayer Request from Maara – March 29, 2015

Please pray for Dicksoni and Elina, their brother died a couple of days ago. He was only 26 years old. This afternoon Sekela, the children and I went and visited Dicksoni, Elina and their family to provide support.

Update from Maara – March 28, 2015

Praise God today went well with the Cook Island cooking! The menu: Marinated fish, Banana po’ke, Chicken chop suey, Rice, Pineapples, Papaya and Watermelon. Normally Tanzanian’s don’t like uncooked food but they enjoyed the taste of the marinated...

Update from Maara – March 26, 2015

I thank God for my parents, who contributed funds toward our new gas stove! Sekela is absolutely delighted with the stove and the children are rather overwhelmed at this ‘modern convenience’. The kitchen now has three spaces for cooking via firewood, four...

Prayer Request from Maara – March 24, 2015

Thank you for your prayers as I counsel our children in godly ways. I have witnessed a handful of behavioural issues this past week, that I have had to address: An older female student wearing a low cut top. Two of the younger children hitting each other and...