|FROM “BUSH BUNNY BRENDA“|
DATE: JUNE 19, 2021
TEREZINHA NEEDS A HOME
Two-month-old Terezinha was suddenly orphaned last Saturday night when her mother died at the Balama Hospital from post partum complications. The father abandoned them both when the mother became ill, and the only female relative is too elderly to care for her.
A family friend brought her to my door early Sunday morning with a letter from Social Services asking us to accept her into our care. Healthy, but small for her age, Terezinha greedily attached herself to the bottle of formula I offered her.
Terezhina needs a home.
Foster Mother Vaneza accepted this little one as her own. She had a normal week at the Zebra House, now better known as the ‘Baby House’ with 7 of our 10 infants residing there.
TEREZINHA NEEDS A $40/MONTH SPONSOR. Please email me if you would like to sponsor her.
BABIES SALVADOR AND JUMA BATTLED MALARIA THIS WEEK.
Monday at 11:45pm, Head Foster Mother of the ‘Baby House’, called me to say Salvador was very sick just 24 hours after completing his 3‑day-course of malaria medication. This meant he had “resistant” malaria and needed IV treatment IMMEDIATELY. He recovered well and is now happily back at his home with us.
Salvador sleeps peacefully after rough start with malaria.
SALVADOR IS BACK!
JUMA, who has only been with us a short time, was rushed by Capena to the Hospital on Friday, as Salvador was being released.
PLEASE PRAY for Juma as he has a sensitive stomach making it hard for him to keep fluids in his tummy. He is on IV fluids as I write. Malaria is notorious for causing vomiting, as rapid dehydration is part of the reason it kills so easily.
BUSH BUNNY TIDBITS:
1. Our 7‑ton-truck carried our corn processing team to Meluco this week. Meluco is our remote orphan station in a county north of us, feeding 500+ orphans weekly.
7‑ton loaded with corn chute headed to Meluco on Tuesday.
2. Maezinha still working on walking Independently, but wanted to show off her new dress.
Maezinha shows off her new dress. She struggles to walk Independently but is game to keep trying.
3. Widows with orphans received blankets this week as Balama is dealing with record low temperatures this June. No one looking forward to July as the temperatures usually drop even lower as our cold season peaks.
Blanket give-out to our widows and orphans as coldest winter on record begins.
YOUR LOVE GIFTS AT WORK AS WE WATCH OVER GOD’S CHILDREN.
BUSH BUNNY BRENDA LANGE
AND THE BALAMA STAFF