S: Tanzania, Africa: July 14, 2011 - August 4, 2011
BC: Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania, Africa
FC: July 14, 2011 - August 4, 2011 | Tanzania, Africa: Dar Es Salaam Mtwara Moshi Arusha Longedio
1: Africa: Tanzania July 14, 2011 - August 4, 2011 | The Scripture God gave me | Then you shall call, and the LORD will answer; You shall cry, and He will say, ‘Here I am.‘“ If you take away the yoke from your midst, The pointing of the finger, and speaking wickedness, If you extend your soul to the hungry And satisfy the afflicted soul, Then your light shall dawn in the darkness, And your darkness shall be as the noonday. The LORD will guide you continually, And satisfy your soul in drought, And strengthen your bones; You shall be like a watered garden, And like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail. Isaiah 58:9-11
2: Mtwara, Tanzania | Terminal Two; where was Terminal One?
3: T | Jamilla helped us find our fabric and the ladies next to the Naf created our outfits. | Our Friends at and around the Naf Blue View Hotel | Francis was a wonderful help, he found a stationery store with all of the pupil and teachers books.
4: We attended a village. church. The joy of the Lord was present even if we couldn’t understand. | Elimu Education Itiniative: Cindy Pellicane, Mandi Medhurst, Maria Cortes, Sheri Grant, | Pastor Joseph and his family.
5: Where lunch was prepared. Yes, we did have chicken.
6: Fresh coconut water.
7: Time to get the water! | A termite mound.
8: Mpende joined us for the villiage outreach. | Our taxi driver, Saidi; dependable and just a phone call away. | By the water at Msamo
9: Our school visits with Mr. Mchillen, who oversaw the primary schools.
10: Many of the African children's beautiful faces.
12: Mr. Hipson Kipenya; superintendent of the Mtwara district schools addressing the teachers. | Maria practicing her numbers in Swahili.
13: The second year of the Elimu Education Project. | Hokororo, Madam Egbert | Jesca
14: George head teacher | Teachers engaged in a Leadership activity. | What, rotate the desks? | Mandi teaching Kiswahili
15: Madam Egbert, Jesca | Loyce, Mpende, Maria, Fabiola a head teacher | George head teacher | Loyce | Loyce | Sheri teaching using sentence strips.
16: Mikindani, an old Swahili port that was once the center of trade in southern Tanzania. | Old Boma (fort), an old colonial German headquarters. | Sheri needed assistance, since she hurt her toe the first day in Mtwara.
18: Slave auction house.
19: Slave cells and prison.
20: Some of the children of Mikindani, who loved to get their pictures taken, especially if you showed them the picture right after you took it!
21: When I asked these two boys if I could take their picture, they stood so tall and proud.
22: Our ministry outreach day. | Sheri made a friend. | Maria making children giggle.
23: Mandi sharing her testimony.
24: Mike laying his burdens down. | Candy for all the children.
25: We sang songs, gave out snacks, shared Bible stories, a testimony, salvation message, and prayed over people. It was dusty and hot day but we all had a blast loving on those 300 children.
27: The women and their children.
28: Three lionesses eating the hind parts of a giraffe. | Wandering about Mikumi National Park
29: We got a little too close to the elephants so Patrick told us to not to make any sudden movements and keep our voice low.
30: The scarfs kept the flys away from our ears. | Mandi loved sitting on top. | Our boxed lunch.
31: Patrick pointing out the ebony tree. The bark is white the inside is jet black. He told us to be careful for fakes while shopping; scratch the wood and the color should not come off. | Warthogs are the funniest little animal, who use their tails to point the direction which they want their young to go. | Pumba | Cape Buffalo
32: Giraffe are graceful animals, when drinking they are very skittish due to the vulnerable position. | Floppy
33: Patrick our driver telling us the story of the hippopotamus. | The zebra stripes are amazing. When the females have their young they go off alone so that the foal will become familiar with the mothers pattern.
34: Foxes: Luxury tents. | Mandi loved this cup of coffee! | My little tent kept the mosquitos away.
35: Patrick with "Baby boy." | Welcome again. | The Land Rover with the top popped open.
36: Margaret Mponda Founder of Children of Destiny Orphanage in Moshi, Tanzania.
37: Playing with bubbles in Odepese; at a boma (rural dwelling or livestock pen) outside of Longido with the Maasai children & mommas.
38: Moses, a Maasai shepard, Mike Woodruff | Brian's shop. | Technology even in the middle of no where; Odepese!
39: I had the opportunity to share the Parable of the lost 'goat' & how the Shepard loved it so much that He searched for it. We are that lost 'goat' that God has searched for.
40: Odepese with the Maasai.
41: Momma Hua's hostal | Gina carrying another burdens.
43: Pastor & wife at the Assembly of God Church in Longedo | Teaching about not being a fake in Christ. | Worshiping at the AG Church | Worship with Choreography.