On hearing the news that some of our sponsored children had been affected by the recent heavy rains in Rwanda we have arranged some emergency funding.
While on a visit to Steven's farm (see <a href='http://missionrwanda.net/node/460'>Progress and hope</a>) we met the team building a new fenced enclosure.
It is almost ten years since Mission Rwanda first landed in Kigali on our first exploratory visit.
We landed at Kigali in one piece which was a blessing, but still two pieces of luggage less than had been hoped for.
There is a family which Loanhead Parish Church has been supporting for a couple of years now. The original intention was to enable the child of a young mother to go to school.
Those of us who remember beep-beep modems and bulletin boards will appreciate how long it has taken to get from there to fast broadband and Facebook. We thought it all happened too quickly.
The weather forecasts at home are for 90mph winds, lots of snow and temperatures below zero.
In 1994 the genocide in Rwanda killed an estimated 800,000 people and probably more. One of the many consequences was a generation of children who have grown up without parents.
With support from Loanhead Parish Church we are supporting a family living in one of the poorer areas of Kigali.
The results of that Referendum were announced yesterday and the internet has been buzzing with the news.