Shantytown nursery school veggie garden

At Masinenge, the shantytown near us that I’ve shared about before, there is a nursery school, run by Abounding Hope, that takes in 50 children 5 days a week so that their parents can go to work.  Next to the school building and the soup kitchen(which feeds 60 people four times a week) is an overgrown area

that Roy, Zweli, and Sbabalo transformed in a couple of days

and then proceeded to get the little ones involved in the planting and watering of veggie plants and seeds that when harvested will be used for the soup kitchen and some fresh snacks for the children.  Zweli spoke to them, in their mother tongue, about how God loves us and gives us plants to grow and eat, and how it’s our responsibility to take care of what God has given us.

Please pray for these children under the care of their four teachers, that they would learn and grow up knowing how much God loves them, in spite of difficult living circumstances.

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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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