Miracles of grace at Mseleni

In July 2015, a fire in one of the houses at the Mseleni Children’s Home claimed the life of one of the children and of a care worker who had gone back into the house to try to save the child. This tragic event has had a significant impact on the Mseleni Children’s Home, not just through the grieving for the loss of a friend and colleague, but because of the subsequent decision by the Department of Social Development that the home be closed down pending a full inquiry…

A vision to reach Tanzania’s youth

SIM’s Johan and Trudie Robbertze have served in Tanzania for more than 10 years, involved in weekly children’s clubs, and teaching religious classes at primary schools and life skills classes at a secondary school.

“As our focus was mainly on the primary school level, we have always felt a need for teen workers,” says Johan.

MP3 players in Mozambique

Life at the moment is hectic! Yes, even where we live way out in the bush, life is busy.

The teaching sessions are going very well. We praise the Lord for the eagerness of the people. As we are now in presidential election time we had to change the bible sessions to Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The campaigners in our village have two days off…

Reaching out from Mseleni

As we drove back to Mseleni, Rachel and I were talking about how to reach the men of Hlulabantu and thought perhaps we should be going round the beer drinking points. Imagine our joy when one of the first things we heard from the young men of Hlulabantu was that…

Sickness and health in Peru

We realise it has been a while since we last sent out a newsletter. Sometimes we feel like life stands still here in the Andes Mountains but then we look at Cordia & Estian and quickly realise they are growing up and we are not in a time vacuum. Yes we are proud of little Cordia who is turning out to be quite a tri-linguist. A lot of prayers have gone up for her to adapt to the culture…

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