Category Archives: Ministry

Soup kitchen shopping

It’s a privilege to help out with the work going on with Abounding Hope at the Masinenge settlement.  The soup kitchen cooks need groceries to make the healthy hot meals for the neediest community members, and what could be better

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Which method will work best?

Roy and Zweli are planting grow bags and tire gardens at the side of Back 2 Eden’s nursery tunnel, to see which yield most and quickest and which stay moist with watering.  These are local solutions for a bit of

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Zimele Wethu visit

Our dear friend, Audrey, from Zimele Wethu in the Pietermaritzburg area, came, along with a colleague,  to visit the Back 2 Eden farm, to help us brainstorm about getting out into our local community with the idea of self help

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Megan DuPlessis Centre for Special Needs Students

 

We have started a lovely relationship with a school just up the road, the Megan DuPlessis Centre for special needs students.  Roy has been there a couple of times now, and they came to the Back 2 Eden farm

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Visas!

Yay!!!  Thank you for praying!!  We have been issued our visa extensions, which are good until our visit to Covenant missionary colleagues in Mozambique in April!!  Then, when we return from that visit, we should receive another 3 month free

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Genesis Care Centre

I’m back at the Genesis Care Centre, helping out in the nursing director’s office, doing whatever she needs done to help work at the center go well, to free her up for more important tasks.  This past week I’ve been

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The “People and Gardens” group’s visit

Wow this has been a very busy week for Roy, working with the gardening group from Cornwall, England,  People and Gardens, (click to see their website).  They are a group for helping people, specifically those with special needs, to

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Back 2 Eden is fluorishing

It is very exciting to see the growth and even production by some of the trees and plants at the Back 2 Eden farm.  Some of the coffee is blooming,

the jackfruit is setting fruit,

and other plants like the

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Visas applied for, now we just wait and pray!

It’s time to apply for visa extensions so that we can stay longer than just 3 months in South Africa.  We turned in our applications on Friday and we would dearly appreciate your prayers.  The hoops we have to jump

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Last day gifts as we left CAR

Our last day in CAR came upon us way too fast.  We had lots of sweet goodbyes, including the women’s group coming and, at my request, singing one of my favorite songs.  As they finished up, we heard the news

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