|FROM “BUSH BUNNY BRENDA“|
DATE: MARCH 11, 2023
CAPENA GRADUATES UNIVERSITY!
Capena receiving his diploma and rose.
Our Office Manager in Balama, Capena, studied for 4 years to gain his Business Degree from the University of Rovuma. We are all very proud of him, as I personally know how tough it was for him to take on-line classes, and then go take a FULL DAY OF EXAMS one Saturday each month at the Rovuma University, 60 km/30 miles away. He passed with great scores.
Capena as he graduated from University. One happy guy!
Capena is quite an intelligent man who does an excellent job of keeping this program functioning with the constant documentation we are required to produce.
PRAISE THE LORD FOR SENDING US CAPENA!
BBC FINALLY GETS A FULL WEEK OF EVANGELISM!
In March, the rains decrease a bit allowing for more outdoor activities. March is also the month when all the crops are busy growing, so most of the children are in the villages vs. helping their families at their farms.
The crowd keeps growing as Carlitos acts out his story.
The photos clearly show the large crowds of children who attend the programs.
Hands go up to receive Jesus!
The video is hilarious, so have a good laugh as you watch this village’s best girl runner face off against a village boy in the championship speed race.
Surprise! She got ya!
Never underestimate a girl!
BABY AMBROSIO SURPRISES US ALL!
Baby Ambrosio, now 2 years old, is finally strong enough to balance and stand alone! As you can see from his dirty trousers, he is usually crawling all over the place. I was visiting the children in the 2 infant homes, when to my surprise, AMBROSIO STOOD UP! This only lasted for 30 seconds, then it was back to all fours again.
Ambrosio joined our milk program in August of 2021, as his mother was not well. She passed away in September of 2021, and Ambrosio was cared for by his grandmother. Sadly, Ambrosio became malnourished under her care, and Social Services requested that we receive him into our family in March of 2022.
Even though he gained weight with our great nutrition, he showed no interest in standing or walking. I tell you this so you understand our surprise and JOY when he stood up on his own this week. He’s certainly come a long way!
Ambrosio giving us his “I’m tough” face
I am sure he will now quickly gain strength in his little legs as he tries to keep up with the 2‑year-olds living in the same home.
THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR LOVING SUPPORT OF OUR 51 INFANTS AND CHILDREN. They are receiving the highest quality of care because YOU CARE!
BUSH BUNNY BRENDA LANGE
AND THE BALAMA STAFF