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Looking for Positive Solutions

Pat and Ana Tracy are standing in front of a prototype of year round farming.         A couple from our host church, Christian Character Ministries, is avidly excited about doing something great for God each and every day of their lives! Pat and Ana Tracy have set up this prototype [...]

May 30th, 2013|Building the orphanage|0 Comments

The Call to Africa

In the spring of 2010 Don was invited to travel to Malawi to wire buildings in a clinic in the bush country. The missionary couple who hired him was seeking to bring electricity to their project through wind and solar sources. Today this clinic is phenomally functioning with full electrical power off the grid. Don [...]

May 2nd, 2013|Malawi Stories|0 Comments

The Foundation has Strength of Design and Purpose

              The start of every building is a foundational structure that will hold everything that rests upon it. These men know how to build a strong foundation with forms made of bricks that reach down deep into the soil. The bricks are made of soil from the gigantic ant [...]

May 2nd, 2013|Building the orphanage|0 Comments

The Tugging of a String (part two)

As I walked with my interpreter and another pastor back to our waiting chariots ( bicycles), they worked to keep the children from under foot. I heard someone say, "Would you please come again?" in perfect English. I turned and faced the crowd of young people and said, "Who asked me a question?" Nobody responded [...]

April 23rd, 2013|Malawi Stories|0 Comments

WELL, what is going on?

One of the first 3 attempts at drilling with the small rig GOOD NEWS....the well drilled on the site of our future orphanage is flowing and villagers from all around that area are so happy to have closer access to water. The smaller well that was drilled a few miles away has collapsed [...]

March 24th, 2013|Wells for the Orphanage|0 Comments

It’s About Time … by Don

  This past week we heard the minimum wage has increased to $9 an hour. That sounds great and I hope all will benefit from this. As I thought about the increase, I could not help but allow my mind to race back to where I had just returned, Malawi. How blessed we are to [...]

February 21st, 2013|Malawi Stories|0 Comments

Greetings about the Warm Heart of Africa- Two Wells

My wife wrote in the last blog of the waiting period we experienced after our first mission trip and the need we had to find funds for a well at the orphanage site. Through ways and means that I still do not understand, the funds came in and I, along with Pastor David and Benjamin, [...]

February 14th, 2013|Wells for the Orphanage|0 Comments

The Darker Side

There are many children who live in the bush country who have to deal with the "darker" side of life at a very early age. Notice the necklaces that adorn many of these children. I learned that these necklaces are a sign of "belonging" to witchcraft. At an early age, these tokens are put on [...]

January 30th, 2013|Malawi Stories|0 Comments

Hope for Clean Water

Hope for clean water: I am told a child dies every fifteen seconds from polluted water in Africa. Most water is drawn from a hand dug well and only surface water is used. There is rarely a covering over the hole. My hope is that one day all hand dug wells would be unnecessary.

January 30th, 2013|Malawi Stories|0 Comments

Wells for our Orphanage

Greetings: We are launching our presentation for fundraising for Leples Orphanage. Among our agendas is fresh water for the fatherless children before the work of the orphanage is complete. Yes, without fresh water in this village accessible to our home for children, it will be difficult to promote health and well being. We are presently [...]

March 18th, 2012|Wells for the Orphanage|0 Comments