14 results for tag: migrants


More Getting our Groove on

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIOfLFdmDRY&hl=en&fs=1] I have to say that although I like to move it, moving it in this heat is exhausting! Children, of course, are much less easily exhausted than their adult counterparts, even when the heat is high and especially when their favorite song is playing. This week I started out singing some of our favorite songs (The Kids Go Walking One by One, and Go Banana! are a few) but I sensed a growing impatience. Kids started yelling things like "Ilikamuvamuva?" So I caved and turned on the music. The madness begun and it didn't end until I had sweat pouring down my back, my legs, and just about ...

Spending time at Agape

The last place I think most of us expect to find joy is in a bamboo hut surrounded by mud, but that is exactly where I find it every week at 4pm. I started visiting Agape a few months ago, but only in August did I begin really participating in the life of the school and dormitory on a regular basis. Agape is one of the new projects Room to Grow Foundation has been investigating. We will be fundraising for the project starting this month and what an amazing project it is. I had no idea how amazing the first time I picked my way through the puddles and mud to talk to the boarding house master, David. David is a Burmese man who started the ...