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... she asked if we were doing camp adventure (we have to wear our shirts/uniform while traveling). When she stopped us, kristi noticed a girl she knew and we found out they were on their way home from Hawaii. And had been doing camp a there for spring break. ...
Today, we split into three groups to visit the sponsored children. Since Linda and I were going to see two children, we would have the longer day. We started around nine with our driver, Fred who does an incredible job driving these terrible dirt roads and never getting lost despite that there are no road signs, just dirt trails. We also had three to four WV people along. One was the interpreter, one knew the territory and the children the third was out picture taker. ...
... telling about ourselves and asking her questions through the interpreter. Her favorite subject is math. Linda gave her a small picture album containing pictures of us and the grandkids. WV is trying a new approach to sponsored kids visits. Now the visits are longer and more interactive so we began by going down to the water hole and drawing water. Linda and I each had a five gallon pail and Kelly had a half gallon bottle. It was kind of awkward to get down low enough ...
Well, it is obvious that we will not be able to send any reports out until maybe, Monday at the earliest, as there is not internet connection in Moyo or Choma, where we spend the nights. I will just hope to write each day and send them out whenever. This morning started with a briefing at World Vision regional office with an up date on the Moyo project. WV started work in Moyo three years ago and has been making good progress. In Zambia, malaria is the biggest ...
... years ago. Even given the benefits with joining with WV, not every region wants to do so - many do "not trust" any outside organization and fear that sponsoring a child could actually mean that the outside source would "kidnap" the child at some point. We sat with the Chief for about forty-five minutes listening to him and asking questions. He was very excited about the prospects for his community given the WV partnership After visiting the Chief, we headed out to ...
Other places to stay in Eden Prairie
11391 Viking Dr, Eden Prairie | 3 star hotelfrom $74
11369 Viking Dr, Eden Prairie | 3 star hotelfrom $81
11552 Leona Rd, Eden Prairie | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Great family hotel
7780 Flying Cloud Dr, Eden Prairie | 3 star hotelfrom $89
11588 Leona Rd, Eden Prairie | 3 star hotelfrom $80
2231 Thiel Rd, Laurel | B&Bfrom $89
7740 Flying Cloud Dr, Eden Prairie | 2 star hotelfrom $73
7550 Office Ridge Cir, Eden Prairie | 2 star hotelfrom $72
11325 Viking Dr, Eden Prairie | 2 star hotelfrom $82