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#630 our story

We have two new commercial dryers and one washer installed. We also hired a new psychologist & a new social worker giving us 3 of each on staff. Kate leaves tomorrow for the states. Ireni’s father passed away. Amalia, on staff for over 25 years is ill. I…

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Jim and Kate Nelson's Story

Jim and Kate met in 2008, brought together by their desire for long-term missions working with children from backgrounds of poverty or abuse. They married in 2011 and began waiting for God to reveal a missions calling. In 2012, Jim and Kate felt it was time to begin…

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#629 our story

Today was visiting day so we had our church service in the evening. Mike F. arrived to meet with certain of our office staff about the web site & the financial reporting procedures. Two teams arrived & Young Life had a party for the younger children.  Marlin and…

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#628 our story

We had a judge stop by to see Casa and talk with Josue’. She & I were able to talk for over an hour. The kids look forward to Saturdays because every other day of the week they arise at 6am; eat breakfast at 7; clean their dorms…

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#627 our story

Today is Michelle’s birthday. Hard to believe she is 26 years old. Georgie & Lily took the older girls to a special Christian service in the city. The team left this morning & they were so diligent to do whatever we needed done. We received a baby last…

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#626 our story

We are so blessed and happy as Dr. Lou has gotten a scholarship for Aroldo to study an advanced degree in peritoneal dialysis. Aroldo is one of the most loving, giving and faithful young men of God and is so dedicated to the children on dialysis under his…

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The Hitch hiker

The teams are working on electrical & plumbing projects. We took the Christmas picture to Kodak & it came out very well. For a few years I would go to a gym in the city at 4am. I was always the first one there except for the armed…

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#625 Our story

We received 4 new children last night. Some of the college students went to the mountain with Adam & his team. Sadly I had to write over 40 letters to sponsors whose children have left. Pray that the courts will have more compassion. The team finished the clinic…

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#624

Another one of my friends who meant so much to Casa, Bill B., passed away from a diabetic coma. T he men are working so hard to reroof the two buildings. We went to get our Idenitification papers & they said we had to wait 3 month 1/20/2004.Maybe…

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#623 our story

We will try to find another university for the girl who was attacked. Pray for favor!! The team almost finished the clinic roof yesterday so they went to Antigua & will resume work on Monday. A team with Adam dropped by for church services & visited with the…

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#622 our story

Please pray for our college girls as many are frightened to go to their classes. Two weeks of school and already 3 assaults on our girls. It is not right for them to be afraid to go get an education. Jeremy(Oklahoma) with Sheldon & men from Biezel Corporation…

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#621 our story

One of our college girls was attacked on a bus. They tore her clothes & bruised her legs but she was able to run away. However she is totally frightened. In one week we have had 2 attacks on 3 girls going to the university. Quique & I…

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#620 our story

We are still having trouble with the water system on the front property. Oscar & Jeremy are scheduling how they will be able to reroof the clinic & the dialysis house in two days. A group of us had to get our government papers proving we had no…

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#619 our story

Sebastian & I went to the city to meet with a lawyer. Dottie & Adela finished painting Michelle’s room. We are having trouble with the water well system on both properties. Oscar has worked most of the night and all day today on the problem. Bob began the…

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#618 Our story

I wrote 600 Christmas cards then Georgie and Oscar took us out for an anniversary meal. Between yesterday & today we are stuffed. The Ohio team went on an outreach. Jeremy arrived to make sure all the roofing material is on site before his team arrives Friday. We…

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#617 Our story

One tremendous truth is that children can come to Casa & stay a short time or a long time but although they can leave Casa they can never escape the Word of God they heard here. So I believe that apart from the 6000 children who sat under…

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#617 our stiry

Gerson left here a few years ago. His brother was shot to death. Gerson came today & gave his life to Christ. He just began studying law last week. I am so proud of him. Monday is Dottie and my 57thwedding anniversary. Fourteen children gave their lives to…

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#615 Our story

Some of the Ohio team helped Dottie in her flowerbeds while others spent time with the children. Dottie & I will be in the states in September so if you want us contact Debbie. We received 4 new children last night. The school Teddie’s group built is absolutely…

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#614 Our story

 This was a very busy day for an old man. Jim had devotionals for the staff at 8:30am then Dottie and I left immediately for El Tejar to support Pastor Teddie as they dedicate a new school for the poorest children in that area.  The 1900 Christmas cards…

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Crawfish

I had to buy a new I-phone so we went into the city where across the street was a Cajun restaurant so Minor & Josue’ ate crawfish for the first time. This morning Aroldo & I attended the dedication of the new wing for the dialysis unit at…

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