Working with For a Change
It has been 10 months, since I moved to Kwanjana. I cannot take this for granted. I thank God that I am allowed to participate in the team of For a Change. I have seen a lot in Kwanjana and I learned to interact with different children, with their own problems.
Visiting the nursery school
I am sitting in the back of the new classroom of grade 2 of our nursery school. Sixteen pair of eyes are looking at the teacher. With full attention, they listen to a story from the Bible. I blink with my eyes. Is this real? Sometimes, it seems to be a dream. The new classrooms are looking so great, and children have so many chances to develop. ...
The days are passing. Time flies. When I look back at all the things that happened last year, my heart fills with gratitude. It's the third month of the year. I thank God for all that we did until now. Especially recently, when, on a Saturday, the entire community helped for a good cause. The vision that we had for Kwanjana, is taken over by the...
A night in Kwanjana
Hello! I’m a Dutch Canadian who recently visited Malawi for a vision trip. My foremost goal was to learn about an agricultural ministry being developed there, but during my time in Malawi, I also had the privilege of observing some other ministries and learning about Malawian culture. One of these privileges was staying overnight in the village ...
The intervention of God
My wonderful experience I ever came across to, is when we had a drilling borehole project. The first place which the drillers recommended, the water wasn’t found up to the depth of 70 meters. They decided to get to another place to do the drilling.
When I was growing up, I had a dream to change the world. I did not know how, but in time, this became more clear: I became a doctor. It's a prestigious and honorful job in the community, my family was very proud. When I was walking home after work one day, I met an old friend and we talked about life. As usual, we talked about about our profess...
I am writing this blog during the Dutch holiday season. Maybe, we were looking forward to our holidays, after a busy time at work. Maybe we booked a nice holiday home months ago. We need our holidays to rest. But we often take it for granted, which is definitely not the case.
The great Healer
The health check is already done. All children were examined by a docter. Most children are growing well and are looking healthy. The weight gain is very visible with most children, some children even gained 2.5 kilograms in half a year. It is a blessing that all those children have a sponsor.