Village Life

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Bedroom in Abah. We are always given the best as guests. Whether it’s our place of sleep or the food we eat.

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Bedroom in Kalumpe. This was in the largest and nicest house, and we girls got to use the daughters’ room for that evening.

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A toilet with spiders is better than no toilet at all.

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Kitchen and eating area

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They have to cook from scratch. Slaughter a chicken, remove the feathers by plunging it in hot water, make a fire…

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Opportunities to minister and serve usually come in the day-to-day settings of life…

Toilets are multi-functional – you also wash your dishes there, leave some scraps on the floor to feed the puppy (that will eventually be butchered for dinner), it’s also a storage place for gallons and gallons of diesel to power the generator in the home… To fulfil it’s multi-purposes, there are no locks in the toilet and bathroom. One has to learn the art of doing what you need to do while having one hand guarding the door) πŸ™‚

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Thank You, Jesus…

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This, my friends, is how you go shopping for free vegetables in the forest…

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His children never go hungry…

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Crossing a 1-2 storey deep ravine, do it like the kids do, or chicken out and be square

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Grannies can nurse, too! πŸ™‚

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One thought on “Village Life

  1. Sister Rachel,

    Helloooo πŸ™‚

    Hi sister, wow, thank you for your writing for I do really need the description of Desa Abah and Kalumpe for my team in Jakarta πŸ™‚

    Nice blog and nice writing. Keep inspiring people ^^

    Blessings,
    Moren

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