Posts made in October, 2015

Kenya Team Update: Sopa (Hello) from Maasai Mara!

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in Kenya, Maasai, Trips | 0 comments

This will be our last update before we get home. It has been such a blessing for us to be able to share the work God is doing in this beautiful land and among these amazing people. On Saturday, while the Madoya team was heading down to Narok to meet us, we went and visited a well from the Pure Water for Kenya project that Dan Crum and John Keshe started. The block of concrete with the plaid shawl on it is a part of the old well, which an elephant destroyed. They can smell the water and will...

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Kenya Team Update: Madoya Teacher Training Continues

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Kenya, Sponsorship | 0 comments

Our CPCC Kenya team in Mathare Valley had no idea that a simple eight-inch cord with five knots would become such a useful tool for the Madoya school. That’s exactly what happened as three of the team members led workshops for the elementary teachers at the school. Training the teachers is part of the CPCC partnership with Madoya school. The team took library books correlated to each grade level and showed short video clips by two CPCC teachers who demonstrated how to use the five knots on the...

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Guatemala Trip Perspective

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Guatemala, Sponsorship | 0 comments

-Karin Daun Karin has the rare perspective as one who was a member of the first team from CP going to Guatemala. Read on as she shares, not only stories from this trip, but shares the transformation she sees happening. 1 Corinthians 15:58 “Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.” Twenty-two of us were each called to go on the October 2015 CPCC...

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Kenya Update: This is your second home.

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in Kenya | 0 comments

-Don Dyck, Team Leader Our Kenya team spent the entire second day at Missions of Hope International’s (MOHI) Madoya school conducting teacher training on reading comprehension for nursery (preschool) through 6th grade. We were pleased to see many familiar faces in the group from past trips and reconnect with our many friends at Madoya. We were encouraged that the teachers responded very well to the training, and they also enthusiastically received the new books we brought to use in...

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What does child sponsorship mean in Guatemala?

Posted by on Oct 19, 2015 in 1+1 Child Sponsorship, Guatemala, Sponsorship | 0 comments

Following my third mission trip to Guatemala, I have learned the answer to the following question: What does child sponsorship mean in Guatemala? It means a child with an abusive father can find a trusting adult to confide in. It means a child whose parents have abandoned him can find a family to love him. It means a child whose parents are away from home working all day/night can learn discipline and respect for others. It means a malnourished child can have at least one nutritious meal and...

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