The Bridge team is doing well. Yesterday, they were able to get four of the six holes dug. We had a little trouble with the truck getting to Lushwishi—two flat tires & the chariot fell, but eventually we made it safely. The truck was delivering poles to the project site today and got stuck for three hours, but we got some cows to pull us out. The team is very energetic & eager to work and we have high hopes to finish the project. The following is a report from one of our team members:
Digging holes went really well. Everyone was working hard. Team members had a chance to play with the orphans and they curiously observed us washing our hair down by the creek. Katrina and Emily enjoyed carrying a bucket of water back from the creek with an orphan on each of their backs. The orphans made friends with us by carrying our tools from the work sight—about a half mile walk. Kenny, Olivia and Nick were reunited with many of the orphans they had met last year. One orphan, by the name of Butes, was attached to anyone who held her. It brought many smiles to our faces. Many of the children enjoyed watching John make figures in the dirt and playing with his hair. KP has decided that today is “shrek” day, and they made a green wacky cake to add to the fun.
Team members are really enjoying the cool air and the sound of the wind through the trees, along with the nationals singing. Love to all the families reading, Kenny. I was able to connect to the network to send this email by my phone. I am hoping I can connect again next week for another report.
Thanks so much, Jillian.