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 Leila is introduced to our youngest member of our family 'Katy the kid' 

Leila is introduced to our youngest member of our family 'Katy the kid' 

We would love to welcome any volunteers who are amateur gardeners,  or with a ‘passion’ to grow food as 10 Koi carp has died today and a batch of 100 lavender plants due to ‘local lack of knowledge and  understanding.  Any help anyone can give us would be gratefully appreciated, groups – retired  people or just someone with a green thumb.’ 

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Hi dear readers, it has been a ‘heavy’ month with midnight emergency runs to the hospital with our ‘special needs’children.  Michael the child who we accommodated after his father said he was going to walk into the bush and leave him for the animals was hospitalized and had to receive two blood transfusions and Esther is still in hospital after her breathing became so bad with pneumonia, this I’m told is all due to the ‘rainy’ season.

 Michael who had to receive two blood transfusion to improve his health

Michael who had to receive two blood transfusion to improve his health

 Esther still admitted in St. Joseph's Hospital.

Esther still admitted in St. Joseph's Hospital.

We have two new additions this month to our family with a new-born white goat (better not let the witchdoctors know about it or else they will want to buy it to use in a ceremony which they say will cure the HIV+ virus?), and a further addition to the ‘special needs’ facility is Agnes who arrived from way past Arusha from a maasai encampment.  She is we think around twelve years of age but can only converse in maasai, a little bit of a problem as our carers only speak Kiswahili, but as per, its sign language to the rescue.  Agnes appears to have some level of intellect so we are going to try her in the new learning center where the building process is coming on a treat. 

 Our new arrival Agnes (left) with Miss Tudor (center) and Johnson with the look of utter adoration for his best friend. 

Our new arrival Agnes (left) with Miss Tudor (center) and Johnson with the look of utter adoration for his best friend. 

The tiles are now being laid in the classroom so we will only have the toilets and the environment to complete and then the students can move out of the store where they have been having their lessons with their teacher in a very ‘cramped’ environment.

May the light of God shine brightly in all your lives, abundant blessings,

Mama Lyyn.