Hanging with the kids

By Tracy G., CE Adviser in Africa

I am sitting at the orphanage with Beatrice, Joyce, Erick, Simon, and Albert. We finished dinner about 9:00pm and are now playing on the computer.

Beatrice is 14 yrs old, and wants to work with computers as well as run her own orphanage. She hopes to take care of HUNDREDS of kids who are vulnerable and in need. She prays to God that all the kids at WWB have food, love and peace. She also prays for internally displaced persons who were misplaced during post-election violence.

Erick is a staff member of the orphanage who works in the field for the sponsored kids. He does school and home visitation to find out what the children need. Most kids live in the village but he still has to walk 10 to 15 miles a day.

Simon is a crazy silly boy who doesn’t know if is 10, 11, 12 or 13 years old. He can’t remember 🙂 Simon wants to be a sweeper when he grows – up, which is good because he sweeps everyday at the orphanage. Just now he changed his mind and wants to be a pilot. Now he wants to be a football player. He has a lot of decisions to make!

Even though it is past their bed time, the kids are still watching football. Well everyone but Simon, he is still sweeping!

The kids say hello and GOOD MORNING!

God Bless all of you andc we send this message with much love.
Tracy, Beatrice, Simon

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