By Rev. Ed Hird
Once a month on a Saturday morning, all Rwandans take part in a Community service event. With Pastor Paul, we were able to share in preparing the ground for a new elementary school. That day we were also able to attend the distribution of the goats through the Healthy Mum’s Project.
The goats produce manure which is used by the mums as fertilizer to produce better kitchen gardens to feed their children.
Pastor Paul, Dean of the Kigeme Cathedral, preparing to take place in the monthly Community Service Day.
The Elementary School Principal helping prepare the ground for a new elementary school.
Yours truly, playing my part…
Pastor James, Director of Evangelism and the Bible School for the Kigeme Diocese, taking part in the Community Service Day.
It was great to play a part in preparing for the new elementary school
Many agencies are involved in helping rebuild Rwanda. We don’t often hear the good news stories.
The goats waiting to be distributed to the mums, each marked with their own number to avoid confusion.
The mothers are thrilled to soon be received their own goats.
Dancilla the Healthy Mums Project Nurse who has been so successful in eliminating infant mortality.
Some of the goats are rather lively, requiring that you hold them by the leg…
Janice Hird with Pastor Paul at the Ceremony for distributing the goats to the mums
The mums were very pleased to have their pictures taken with their new goats.
Dancilla the Healthy Mums Project Nurse meeting with one of the mums
Dancilla the Healthy Mums Project Nurse has done an amazing job improving the health of the Kigeme mums. There is a short film ‘Mothers of Kigeme’ you can watch online about this project.
Pastor Paul with Dancilla the Healthy Mums Project Nurse. If you would like to help, just click on ‘Healthy Mums Project’
You can play your part in helping supply goats for Kigeme mums through the Healthy Mums Project.
Mothers are also being taught how to do microbusinesses through training in sowing.
Pastor Paul took us to the Kikongoro Parish Guest House where many of our Embrace Rwanda team members stayed.
The Guest House in Kikongoro is new and well-laid out.
We visited All Saints Church in Kikongoro where Pastor Assiel looks after 800+ lively Anglicans.
The inside of the All Saints Anglican Church building
A Music Leader from All Saints Kikongoro with Pastor Paul
During our visit to Kikongoro, Pastor Paul enabled us to find a shop where we purchased two sets of guitar strings, which really helped the music practices at the Kigeme Cathedral.
Rev Ed Hird, Rector
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