Your intestinal parasites say what?!?!?

While visiting some Fulani friends in the TB ward of the hospital, a Fulani friend who was also visiting told me about her tummy troubles! She said that she was experiencing distress and wanted medicine. I told her that sometimes it is best for the first couple days to just let it run its course, and then if it persists to seek help and medication. When describing the situation and showing me exactly where the action was, she said, in Fulfulde of course, something like this, “when I sit quietly I can hear the worms in here talking! and they say “hummmmmmmmmmmm””. SMILE. Iasked her if she really heard them talking, and she was adamant about the worms speaking.

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As Covenant missionaries, we are working with all the tribal groups of the Central African Republic (CAR) but are trying to give special attention to the Fulani, a Musxlim, cattle herding, and semi-nomadic people group. We live on an experimental/training farm, near a mission station which has a hospital plus bible and nursing schools. We are establishing relationships with the local people groups through compassion ministries; Roy through agriculture and Aleta through public health and visitation, in order, ultimately, to share the good news of Jesus the Messiah with them. CAR is one of the least developed countries in the world and is currently in continual crisis (since the coup in March 2013), so reaching out in compassion is key to reaching their hearts. Due to the ongoing conflict and resultant ethnic cleansing in CAR, we are crossing the border to interact with our Fulani contacts.
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