I want to take a moment to emphasize how huge this is. NLF has four international partners (America, Norway, South Korea, and New Zealand) and Uzima has one in America. Both organizations are really struggling right now. With the economy being so low globally, and especially in America, there has been a huge decrease in donations in the past few years. At NLF, almost 100 children were dropped by sponsors just this year. In one week alone, one man who was sponsoring 18 children and another family who sponsored 4 dropped them all. NLF continues to chug along, but it is hurting with the pain of America's economical wound. The opportunity for this new partnership is not only a chance for blessing, it is a necessity. Please pray for their safety on this journey and their success in press conferences and forging of new bonds.
On another note, I have a lot of news to catch you up on. Two highly impactful Joy lessons, a more detailed post about the nutrition talk, and I also want to tell you a little about Bibi, Baba's mother who is in the hospital right now. Now that I have posted these plans publicly, I will have incentive to execute them. But for the time being, I am writing to tell you about the delivery of my first care package!!
Mama Domino (America mama, birth mama) sent me this sweet sweet package with materials for Uzima, gifts for Mama, some things I had been missing from home, some kind kind notes, and gifts for me!!
|Check out my new earrings. Thanks, Ma!!|