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Entered By: Mark
Entry Date: 2006-08-12 13:12:51
Subject: Need To Open a School

Next week will be the third week in a row without school due to the annual teacher strike which has come to be expected, but not accepted in this country. Parents here hope for more for their children, but without education, there is little chance of that. A very God fearing woman on the next mountain opened an orphanage a few years ago. She has a very nice school built with cafeteria, church, medical and dental facilities. She came to invite us to AWANAs yesterday. AWANAs (AWANSA in Spanish) starts today and we are looking forward to more Bible teaching for the children. She also offered to take our younger children in to her school, which starts in three weeks. It is a private, bilingual school which would be free for our first and second graders. Best of all, the teachers will not go on strike and they should be educated well! This is awesome. We eventually hope to do the same for our older boys and the children on this mountain. For now, we are still working some legal issues and building infrastructure. The Lord cares for His children!
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