Crystal Springs Co Op, Bowling for Bricks!
Most have no parents or they are vulnerable because of overwhelming poverty. But with HEEDâ€™s intervention, they now have a chance. I absolutely loved the time I spent with these kidsâ€”my mommy heart was on overload.
There were 2 boys named James (about 5 or 6) and Ivan (about 3 or 4) that were absent yesterday because they were attending their motherâ€™s funeral! This was the saddest story but I was so glad to give them OCC care packages that we had saved for absent students. They slowly enjoyed the â€œsweetiesâ€ with brown somber eyes. I got out the little football that was in one of their packages and played catch with them. I got James to smile and Ivan to laugh. I hope the toys can be a good distraction. James has to take care of his little brother and no one is in charge of them. Itâ€™s absolutely heart-breaking!
â€œAll in all I would like to thank you for your willing, humble and generous hearts. Thank you for all that youâ€™re doing to make life better for those who donâ€™t really know you, us all. I know it must be hard for you to know and understand how greatly you are blessing us; I [...]
A clean drink of water is given to the children and teachers of the HEED Primary Co-op School in Myaliiro, Uganda