Gretta comes once a week to clean our house, as well as our kids’ house and the Titus Garage  office.

She is a sweet and funny lady, but she struggles with the English language.  We’ve had some funny conversations, and she does her best to make herself clear.  She keeps herself busy supporting a family of 8.  Among those are a severely handicapped teenage daughter and a 5-year-old granddaughter who has just started school and provides us with plenty of laughs with her antics.  They all live in this tiny 2 room house, and the roof, as you can see in the photo, is in shambles.

During rainstorms, all 8 of them sleep on the side of the house that has few leaks.  Our daughter in love, Anna, arranged for a loan so that her roof could be repaired; soon she will have dry clothes and her whole house to use, no matter what the weather brings.  This is not the case for so many in the townships, living in cramped quarters, in makeshift shacks.   We are thankful for Gretta, for her never ceasing battle with gecko droppings in our home.  We are thankful that we can give her a bit of employment to help her raise her family.

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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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