by Dick Pry
As I write a note today, I know my friends have already shared the amazing stories of our time here in S/A. We are winding up yet another amazing trip to this beautiful place we all have grown to love over the years.
This was a different trip than most as instead of building the brick houses, we got to renovate the shipping containers as you heard. Truthfully, if we had been outside laying brick in the sun—- we would likely have struggled as the heat passed 100 degrees much of the week. It was hot in the containers but you were shaded so it was not too overwhelming.
Taking a rectangle of metal and turning it into a functioning life space is an incredibly rewarding task. We made amazing progress in getting the community center kitchen expanded to double the size. This means Ma’s of Wellington/Mosaic will be able to do even more feeding of hungry children in the future❤️❤️
Yes the poverty is overwhelming and can cause you to question things. However, at the end of the day, the mission is to save just “one” of these kids. Maybe that one will pay it forward and on and on? Maybe in a generation or so we won’t need as many “ mission trips” to help the world’s poor. Maybe one of them , who saw God’ s plan for helping those less fortunate take place here near CapeTown, SA in 2018 will be the next Nelson Mandela😍
This is my prayer and why I come!