Monthly Archives: July 2013

Tire repairs in the Congo

One thing I have discovered while traveling in Mexico and the Congo is that people in those countries have learned to fix almost anything! My kids took a car trip to Mexico, and while there, fixed the old car they … Continue reading

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Likasi and Kakonda

Kakonda This weekend we made a trip to Likasi and Kakonda (on the way to Kolwezi). We had two Zone Leaders from Likasi we were returning home after the Zone Leaders Conference here in Lubumbashi this week, we were taking … Continue reading

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Kolwezi

We have had a busy couple of weeks. Terri and I have been shepherding sick missionaries to and from a couple of hospitals here in Lubumbashi. There is a very good clinic called CMC that we use most of the … Continue reading

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Wells and car wrecks

Here are some more great picks of the new well being dug at the Mwembila apartment and some other things we passed by as Terri and I were shepherding sick elders and sisters back and forth to the hospital and … Continue reading

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Well, well well… and other things

The single biggest problem in the Congo is lack of water. Most of the manual labor employed–mostly by women–is in the carrying of water for use in their homes. Those who have homes in the city and have plumbing still … Continue reading

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The week from… the Congo

Incredibly tough week this week for both Terri and I. There were lots of meetings, dinners, missionaries being transferred, new missionaries arriving, missionaries ending their missions and leaving, IT guys came to install new computers—leaving the entire office up in … Continue reading

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Hospitals

We had a chance to visit a hospital in Lubumbashi a couple of times this week with the Wrights (the couple in charge of finance here in the mission). One of the new members of the church was ill, so … Continue reading

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