South Africa 2012

Stories and pictures from our trip to South Africa, summer of 2012

Feedback from a volunteer

One of the students that travelled to South Africa for a month in 2012 wrote the following poem summarizing how the experience changed his life.  Amazing ability to put words on paper!  Click on the link below to open the pdf file. Africa poem Amy

Funny trip

In the airport headed for africa, being bored, I asked Heather to name five candy bars. Immediately she proudly replied “Twizzlers” 🙂 . Way to go Heather, only five more to go! Heather’s brother, Josh Lytle

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This is Jabulani standing next to Jonas.  Jabulani’s name means “Happy” and it is very fitting for him!  He is always smiling and cracking a joke.  He is a master story teller and he weaves so many stories that I think he’s forgotten the truth sometimes!  You can’t believe anything out of his mouth!  I …

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Weekend math/computer tutoring

We spent this last weekend hosting 5 african youth at our guesthouse for fellowship, computer training and lots of math tutoring.  Jonas focused on computer training while I brushed up on my trigonometry skills!!  We had an amazing time and Jonas built fast friendships with the boys.

We’re in London

My nephew Jonas and I have arrived in London on our way to South Africa.  We had a 10-1/2 hour layover so we took the express train into the city and did some site-seeing.  Now we’re back at Heathrow waiting for our second overnight flight.  Will be at the place we’re staying in only 24 …

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Leaving the US!

Well, my nephew Jonas and I are heading to the airport to leave for Africa for 4 weeks!  Thanks for all your prayers and support.  Please keep tuned to this blog as we post stories and pictures about the lives that are being changed because of your support. Amy