Footprints

Category: Women


Lucky update

Growing up I had the opportunity to “work” with my dad while he was building houses. The process is quite different, but I really get excited by the progress that happens from week to week. This project brings back so…

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Building a library

I was asked if I could bring a few books to a preschool on one of my visits. I mentioned this request to my team and they all said they would gather books. I expected they would collect between 200-500….

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Lucky’s house update

The bricks are on site. We chose to go with a higher quality brick than the ones typically used in the camp. We want this house to stand strong on it’s foundation and withstand the elements over time. I love…

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Cooking with Agnes in Malawi

Visiting village kitchens is always one of my favorite things to do. During my last rip I was invited home to see my Malawi family. She asked if I wanted her to prepare dinner for us, and I asked if…

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House project

After some medical setbacks the project is moving forward again. Projects and delays seem to go hand in hand. Hoping we will be able to pick up the pace a little. I am so excited for this family to have…

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Becoming a team

Each trip is different-different people, different projects-but each group becomes a team. One year, we painted 40 agriculture student homes. Each year 40 farmer families apply and are selected to attend the agriculture school. The program provides homes for the…

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Take me back!

“What you help a child to love can be more important than what you help him to learn.“ African proverb Taking Emma to Malawi was better than I could ever have imagined. I loved watching her fall in love with…

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4 Ways to Shift Your Perspective

4 Ways to Shift Your Perspective https://msrachelhollis.com/2020/04/03/4-ways-to-shift-your-perspective/ — Read on msrachelhollis.com/2020/04/03/4-ways-to-shift-your-perspective/ I love the impact Rachel has had on my life over the last few months. I have been able to adopt and implement many of her thoughts. I highly…

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Let’s go

There are a million reasons to go back to Malawi, but these are just a few…

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The gift

I was in awe of the way the women would work in their fields with a baby on their backs all day. Often toddlers would be sitting nearby watching while their mother was working. I watched as they would use…

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