Thank You!

Written by: The Bridge on Saturday, June 24th, 2006

A big thanks and a hi to all those who responded to our request for some miscellaneous Items and tools to be sent here to Palmgrove. It was a great comfort and joy to us to see and experience that there are some open hearted brothers and sisters who heard our plea, not meaning to ignore others who support in other ways. We're truly making good use of

Applied for Help

Written by: The Bridge on Tuesday, June 13th, 2006

Is there a church, family, business or individual who would be willing to respond to these two requests?
If you know someone who might be willing, could you please print this out and pass it on to them.

Palmgrove Community
PO Box.455,
Utu-Abak, Abak AKS
11th June, 2006
Applied for Help
I am writing to ask you for help. Is there anybody who would like to help a young African lady with a Scholarship. My name is Idara Effiong Etu....

Building Experiences!

Written by: The Bridge on Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

Working with wood is always an intriguing challenge. Out here in Africa, working with exotic woods and without the proper tools makes it even more of a challenge. Eddy Vetter wanted to get a roof built over three of the containers, to keep them nice and dry, that they would make better storage. So, he got a pile of wood for me and told me to get at it. I looked at the pile of wood that was supposed to be two by fours and wondered if anything ....

The Ladies Work!

Written by: The Bridge on Friday, June 2nd, 2006

So, you're wondering what a single white female does in Palmgrove. The fact of the matter is, that the answer is up to the single white female. As far as I can tell, the Canadian females here are kind of caught in the middle. The Nigerian sisters work very hard from January to June. From July to December they rest. At the moment they're right in the middle of their busiest time, they seem to be just as busy as we are in summer. They plant, hoe and weed almost every day. They often get up before breakfast to avoid the heat. Everyone is up by six....

God Grant Us Wisdom…

Written by: The Bridge on Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

Hi, we've been here in Palmgrove for 2 months now and we must say it has not been a holiday. The challenges are sometimes overwhelming. Sometimes we wish we would be back home, enjoying the already established, comfortable lifestyle. But then reality takes hold again and we realize we need to do our best here, to help build God's Kingdom in this continent also.

Looking back, from the time that we came up till now, we can see many small improvements. Due to the fact that showers, toilets, sinks and lights in all the houses now work and other ....