Are we really doing this?

Ian here, sometimes I get a bit of inspiration and hop on here to share my thoughts.  Today I was woken up way too early by a text message from teacher Mercy and have spent the morning working with her to finalize a few things.  Why?  Because she has been frantically working to get everything ready to START Kiang’ombe school project in less than a week.  Is this really possible?  I find myself sitting here feeling pretty weird about it all.  Humbled, proud, and more than a bit overwhelmed by the responsibility as well as the support we have received.  In fact, Anne just got the mail and there are two new donations, both unsolicited support.  Thank you, thank you, thank you to all of the amazing people who have come around us to make Ameena Project come to life.  You give us the confidence to push ahead.

School supplies purchased – check

Feeding program supplies purchased – check

Registration complete – check

Staff hired – check

50 lucky kids ready to have the best year of their life – check.


Big load of supplies heading to the Kiang'ombe


Mercy and Hillary picking up the portable blackboard and misc. supplies


Off site store room


Mercy and Hillary unloading some supplies


Working hard to inventory and organize the new supplies

It’s really coming together.  I am grateful to play a part.  Ian


4 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Stefanie on December 31, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    Oke,… WOAW!!! Good news to start a new year with! I’ll have a look soon!


  2. Posted by Carol on January 1, 2012 at 7:52 pm

    Exciting to see things coming together!


  3. Posted by Anna Powless on January 9, 2012 at 8:10 pm

    So did Mercy leave Karibou to start this or doing still both. How exciting either way!


  4. Posted by Vikki Villarreal on January 19, 2012 at 1:42 pm

    It’s so fun to see it all happening. Congratulations. I like the updates!


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