VBS 2018:… Awesome, AWEsome, AWESOME What a truly fantastic experience VBS was for the children and youth along with Bintu and her team of teachers and mentors. I’ll recap the two-week spiritual and educational journey in two newsletters; there is so much to tell you, and there are many great photos to show you. Of … Continue reading Awesome – PART ONE
Do you like to shop for great deals online? I know I do! What if I told you that you can shop for great deals and benefit Future Hope Africa at the same time? Have you ever heard of Amazon Prime Day? It’s a huge sale at Amazon that’s been compared to Black Friday and … Continue reading It’s like Christmas in July…
More on Microloans Our microloan committee has been working hard going through the business proposals given to us by candidates who would like to receive a microloan from our program. Did you know it’s not easy to get a microloan from us? To be eligible, candidates must first take our FBS (Focus Business School) … Continue reading This week in Bukavu – 4/28
What would YOU do if you did not have electricity most of the day and your generator was getting old and inefficient? (Note: daily electrical outages are part of life in the D.R. Congo.) FHA’s Director of Operations at the Kanega Education Center, Bukavu, D.R. Congo, Bintu Mujambere decided it was time to take … Continue reading Kanega Education Center goes Solar
Hope. What is the definition of hope? How do the people of Bukavu keep their hopes alive? And how do we, as sponsors, friends, and prayer partners, give enough of ourselves to keep that hope alive? Read below to hear directly from Bintu on the issues that the people of Bukavu and our friends at … Continue reading HOPE
Bracing for winter storms, my husband has diligently been filling empty containers with water “just in case.” In North America and Europe we don’t often consider the day-to-day struggles others have to obtain clean water for cooking, cleaning, and drinking. A group of students in the Netherlands rose to the challenge of investigating global clean … Continue reading Connecting Continents, Student to Student
New cowboy hat. San Antonio, Texas My visit with Bintu: What a blessing it was to finally, after so many years—at least 10—to have my sweet sister, Bintu, travel all the way to Texas to visit with David and me. We so enjoyed her stay here and were glad to offer her respite after her … Continue reading Bintu in a cowboy hat?