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Embrace Rwanda

Sat, 2017-01-14

The women of Loanhead Parish Church have continued to knit jumpers and hats for some of the poorest babies of Rwanda. On Saturday pastor Francis of the Anglican church met us at Scripture Union to collect the knitting on behalf of Embrace Rwanda, the Canadian charity with which the church partners.


Thu, 2017-01-12

Last year we expanded our porridge project in Rutonde into a neighbouring parish called Bibungo. Although the porridge was a benefit to the community, Jean d'Amour, the pastor who manages the project, decided that the need in another parish called Rimwe was greater.


Mon, 2017-01-09

The weather forecasts at home are for 90mph winds, lots of snow and temperatures below zero. So from where we are sitting in the Land of a Thousand Hills, endless sunshine and temperatures in the high twenties, we are thinking ourselves lucky.

Back in Kigali

Mon, 2017-01-09

Once again we are back in Kigali to visit old friends and look over our projects. This is the time of year when it is no hardship to leave a white and frozen Scotland for temperatures that are a little more comfortable in a t-shirt. This time, for all the equatorial warmth, we have been met by thunder, lightning and lots of rain.

Marie-Therese Millindi

Sat, 2016-07-16

Today was meant to be different, but that is Africa. This being Saturday we had arranged to go to the outskirts of the city with Marie-Therese Millindi to visit her Saturday Church and to hear how our sponsored children and cow are fairing.