Another month has almost passed. A busy month (when is it not busy???) but well spent. We have had another board meeting, with the main item on the agenda the handing over the books to our new board president/chairman. Of … Continue reading
I don’t write a lot about Bethsaida, our project to help orphans, whose parents died of AIDS related illnesses, go to school. However, in spite of my silence, the project continues. During the school year 2016-2017 we have supported 21 … Continue reading
Wow. The motorbike ride from Arua to Adi was partly in the rain and on the whole on very muddy roads. When waiting at the border for my driver (the hospital administrator) it poured with rain while thunder and lightning … Continue reading
No, it doesn’t mean time out of everything, but time out of Congo. Last Monday I left Adi for Uganda where I have been for a week and a half. AIM Central Region had its conference and it was probably … Continue reading
Yesterday, October 24 I went to Ingbokolo. I wanted to talk to the school inspector about the primary school in Godria, but he was not there. And yes, I went to Ingbokolo. Calm has returned and investigations are on their … Continue reading
March 11 was the time set for the City Pier City half marathon in the city of The Hague. I did start running only in September last year, so I opted to run a 5 km race. I made it … Continue reading
Mama Anna fled with 15 orphans from her home town of Aba for safety in Ingbokolo. She fled for the attacks of the Lord’s Resistance Army (the LRA) led by Jospeh Kony. This rebel movement is still active in Congo. … Continue reading
Emmanuel was born in 2002. He is an orphan of his father and deserted by his mother. He was in third grade of primary school in 2010-2011.
Dieumerci was born in 2002. His mother has died and the whereabouts of his father are unknown. He was in fifth grade of primary school in 2010-2011.
Merci Drumo is a boy born in 2003 and a brother to Ayingha and Sami. His mother died when Sami was born and his father sometimes comes to visit. He was in first grade of primary school in 2010-2011.