In reverse order (take a look at the last pictures first. They show where this family was living before Grassroots started building them a home.), here are pictures of the Grassroots team in Romania this week. Some have been interviewing sponsored children (£8 per month supports a child in ways that dramatically change their experience at […]
Team day in Tanzania. Always good to join together to talk, pray and eat together. So many new things happening here at the moment… Great T-Shirts too!
A few weeks ago many riverside dwellings were removed from around the church in Chennai. The houses were demolished and the area along the riverside has been bulldozed leaving the place a total mess. The river these houses were next to is very dirty with human waste and so the local government has a big […]
We have arrived in Chennai and it has been a full on day. After not sleeping for over 36 hours tiredness is beginning to set in. We had a fab time meeting people in the community and praying with them. The homes in the slum are very small just one room no bigger then box […]
Everyday this week we are interviewing sponsored children in the 16 locations around the Mbeya region of Tanzania. By the end of the week we hope to have interviewed over 2500 children. Although the questions we ask each one are the same everywhere we go, the locations are very different. Some are very remote with […]
This is the place this family lived in before… then they knocked it down and started to prepare the site … and the family started living in a shelter until the build could be done… then the UK team members set off from Luton airport to join the Romanian team members… on […]
Those visiting from the UK joined with our friends Kevin & Deborah and the lovely congregation at Sovereign King Mission Church for church this Sunday. Church in the middle of one of Chennai’s (India) toughest slums. The visitors were welcomed with traditional flower garlands. Very smelly. Tamil songs to Jesus sang with passion and gratitude. […]
Tuesday: Busy day interviewing children in Chennai. Sorry I was rather caught up taking sponsorship photos so did not get many I can actually share with you. What an honour it is to help provide some basic life changing stuff for children and their families. Some of the stories make you weep, living conditions leave […]