The days are enriching, challenging, and hope-giving. They are hope-giving because most of the RICE students are unable to attend university due to finances. Because of RICE, they now have hope for a future job as an educator—and they should! In January, three RICE graduates from 2016 received teaching jobs at local preprimary schools. I have even snatched several RICE students to teach in the Rafiki preprimary school. They are fabulous teachers!
Rafiki has been structured in a way that all of the children are taught to know the Bible and it makes it easier to relate it to situations in their daily life.
Here at Rafiki, we are currently studying the Book of Revelation, and the above promise is a great comfort on which to think as we approach Easter. Many of you who are reading this have survived mounds of snow or flooding this winter and know all about water, but let’s take a moment to look at what our faithful Shepherd has poured out for the sheep of his flock in the Rafiki Village Rwanda.
Do you know what it takes to feed seventy-eight children, eight Mothers, a lot of day students, and teachers?
It takes a lot of food, some big pots, and six wonderful kitchen staff.
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