All three of my children were born prematurely, without medical intervention at quite a big scale they would not have servived and possibly neither would I. Today we visited a neonatal ward. The two rooms were full of babies at different stages, very few nurses, medicine and medical equipment. There was no bleeping of machines, […]
We started a little later this morning. An extra 30 minutes in bed was gratefully enjoyed. Another action filled day. Pig pens continue to be made and filled with piglets. Water filters delivered. It is a real hounour to be able to enter into the homes of the families receiving filters. Homes are often very […]
Another fun day in Mbeya with team involved in a number of different activities. 30 Tanzanian children were packed into two trucks and, along with some of adults, headed for the conservation park. The children returned wide eyed with big smiles talking excitedly about the zebra, snakes and other animals they had seen for the […]
Wow what a busy long day! We had four different teams out engaged with different activities. Before getting into teams Richard and Dr Frank gave us a presentation on the work. It was wonderful to hear about the impact Grassroots is having at so many different social levels. Dr Frank made us squirm with his […]
Joy is my over-riding response to the smiling, dusty, dirty faces of all those children who surround us each time we gather outside the Grassroots centre. They all love having their photograph taken, giggling and squealing as they see their images on digital cameras. The "Hokey Cokey", "heads, shoulders, knees and toes" and Alice's "break […]
Great first day in Mbeya. The team all enjoyed worship in the various churches. Everyone had to “bring a greeting” – which is a way of saying hello to the church. Sharon spoke this morning and then there was lunch. Lots of rice, a little meat, and veg. Lovely! The afternoon meant more church services. […]
In less than 12 hours the July 2012 team of 10 will be leaving for Tanzania to visit the Grassroots project in Mbeya. This is later in the year than normal as we’ve been asked to host a team of 20 young people and their teachers from Bishop Luffa secondary school in Chichester. They will […]
This week the Cathedral in Bradford is hosting Orisonschools.org.uk along with one other parish in West Bowling. Children from a number of primary and secondary schools are coming as classes to investigate the interactive prayer experience.