“I like learning the new recipes, like granola.” (Kesline, pictured above, young ladies’ group) This morning, all the girls from Josiane’s skills training groups got together with their group leaders for a work day. They prepared land for planting trees by clearing away gravel. The gravel is also gathered together and sorted for construction projects….

N’ap fòme nouvo jenerasyon an pou yo valorize resous ki nan men yo deja. Andeyò gen anpil bèl resous. Annou pa neglije yo ni meprize yo men pito sèvi yo pou fè bon bagay. English: We are teaching the new generation to give value to the resources already available to them. The countryside has lots…

“When I remember what the area was like several years ago, compared to what it has become today, it makes me want to work in development with all that I am.” Olence is one of the young men on staff in our Development department. He is old enough to remember the days before Lemuel came…

Josiane uses some quiet moments in the finance office to prepare the Bible study for the ladies in her skills training group. The first fruits of many years of investing in people: A disciple making disciples out of her own heart and initiative. This is what keeps us going in the midst of much heartache…

(English follows) Pa gen lèkòl pou moman an, men nou pa oblije chita ap tann! Ann pran tan sa ak resous ki nan men nou pou nou fòme tèt nou e byen prepare pou retou timoun yo. Lè lèkòl ouvri ankò, n’ap bay timoun yo yon pi bon fòmasyon toujou! Pran kouraj! There is no…

Mme Celisa is responsible for the Lemuel House kitchen. She makes lunch during the week for the admin office staff. She loves learning new recipes, and has quickly mastered quite a variety. Today, Krischelle’s mom, Jane–who is visiting for the week–showed her how to make Shepherd’s Pie with ingredients from the local market. It was…

Today, Lemuel co-founder Gigi Muchmore showed the kindergarten teachers how to make a good batch of playdough. Every Tuesday, Judy prepares some kind of training for the kindergarten ladies. These girls are motivated, hard-working, kind-hearted, and always eager to learn new things they can apply in the classroom. Even more, they are a great group…

In the campus office: After the day’s work is done, Dadithe (R) and Mme Dieufort work on sewing projects… Over the summer, Dadithe–our campus manager–pulled three ladies into her staff who Lemuel may never have been able to reach otherwise. She has been investing heavily into them, and they have become a great team. They…

Sorry for another vehicle picture, but…well, we look at our vehicles a lot. The Ford water truck has its new tires, and was supposed to go for water today. Unfortunately, when Wenson was verifying the state of the vehicle, he discovered that the right, rear leaf spring was broken. This despite the fact that it…

A final example of God’s faithfulness comes as we turn the corner from 2018 into 2019… 2018 was a rough year in terms of financial resources. As we started the new work year in September, we found ourselves forced to examine every activity and count every penny.  This turned into a great learning experience for…

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