It has been a while since I wrote on this blog wall. The past two months have been hectic, having some bitter sweet moments whilst at the same time being heavily consumed with the work that I am so passionate about. Now where do I start...from the very beginning I suppose.
In my last blog, I mentioned that I have been on a journey too, trying to listen closely to the voice of God concerning a variety of issues. This journey has been fraught with many exciting and memorable moments that have trebled my faith, belief and trust in the power of the word of God. It is my reckoning that some situations are designed to test our faith, test our character and test the composition of that which makes us believe in the unseen. As I know that some of the things that God does in our lives are revealed in hindsight I continue to move forward pursuing knowledge of the word and the righteousness that comes through believing in Christ our Saviour.
The team has been busy making preparations to host two sets of groups in July and August. Team 2SOL will be visiting again for a month long volunteering visit, working with two primary schools to improve the health, nutrition and wellbeing of over one thousand children attending these schools. We are excited about this and if the preparations on the ground are anything to go by, it looks like we are going to be having a fun time come July.
This August we will also be welcoming to Zimbabwe for the first time our brothers and sisters in Christ from Doctors Act. This is a group of Christian medical students studying in Russia who through Doctors Act volunteer to work with community medical institutions such as clinics and health posts. Apart from assisting the nurses and doctors to do their work, this team will also be sharing the word of God with the communities and we are thrilled about this! This is the power of partnerships and we are looking forward to this in August.
In the first week of June, we hosted Ruffs Kitchen. They were out to see the various programs they are funding through us in Zimbabwe. The visit was in our view highly successfully and met the intended objectives. Nhaka Foundation is committed to working with various people and organizations that are willing to partner with us in ensuring that the littlest and most vulnerable children receive all the support they need in order to grow into responsible citizens of this country.
Lastly friends on the 23rd of May 2013 I lost one of my greatest heroes, my father. The lessons learnt through this humble yet larger than life character are numerous. Key among those lessons was the importance of education. My father was a champion of making sure that we were all educated and that our relatives, family friends and indeed our own personal friends always took time to develop themselves educationally. My single most important tribute to this great friend, advisor and grandfather will be to ensure that his legacy of love and selfless giving will continue through us.
Until next time,
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.