News from August 2007

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The first week in August saw the third wave of Mission Placement Opportunist’s arrive here with us in Isinya. Six people in total, all with a range of skills from a nurse to a minister, a retired teacher, TEE support and a Mother’s Union worker.

They go off each day in different directions to carry out their work, and come together again in the evening to share the stories of the day. It’s always interesting listening to the various experiences and to help them to understand parts of the culture which they’ve encountered but not fully comprehended.

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Ronnie___maggie_3 Posted by Ronnie & Maggie Briggs on Fri, 24 Aug 2007 | Visit Ronnie and Maggie Briggs's blog

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...because things are very very busy here at Kiwoko. We have the Ekisa team here working at the minute so all my time has been taken up prepping and running things with them. They have finished the first of their 2 kids clubs, the first one being a 3 day program with our Kids living with HIV. They have done an amazing job – it was wonderful seeing them working alongside Ugandan staff to show love to the children that came along.

Remember us in your prayers this week – we are beginning our second kids club – a 5 day program with children of staff members in the hospital. Response from staff has been great – we had 350 children registered when we closed registration on Friday. The next week should interesting…

Niall2 Posted by Niall Manogue on Sun, 19 Aug 2007 | Visit Niall Manogue's blog