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... of the loudest thunder - honestly it sounded like it was from a soundboard of a horror movie. Because of the torrential rain, we were unable to go to school. Instead, we cooked massive pots of food and headed to the evacuation center to provide for those who had to leave their homes. Many are fishermen who live hand to mouth so losing a days wages can have a massive impact on them. It was an intense experience. We went to the astrodome which was deemed safe enough to ...
... to the complete devastation of the entire village, to the fight to get the community's needs met, to the center repairs finally being completed.
I now have a center that is better than ever before, set in a village that is stronger than ever before.
I cannot wait to see the future of these children, their lives have truly been changed by the support they have received.
Thank you all for supporting my project, I am eternally grateful for every ounce of it.
... is well under way, and the family is overjoyed by the progress each day. I am so excited to see the finished product, which integrates native traditions with contemporary style and functionality, including rainwater collection and alternative day time lighting.
In other news, on Saturday Clowns without Borders did a performance in Cangumbang, providing most of the children with there ...
After construction was delayed for an entire week due to unfortunate heavy rains followed by the Easter holiday, our awaited large Easter Blessing ceremony was postponed. Instead of the center's "re-blessing" ceremony, I just planned some games for the children and brought out a simple meal for the community to enjoy. Since lent is typically a time of fasting, and especially refraining from eating meat, I brought hot dogs as a special treat for the kids, ...
... they would be around the Astrodome if another typhoon came so we must consider it progress.
The rice fields in Cangumbang are officially planted and growing, though the hill tops still lack the hundreds of coconut trees that once created a jungle-like forest. Coconut farmers are surely at a loss moving forward, and rice farmers are still weary of the outcome of this years harvest due to occur in ...