Leaving it all on the field…

Well….as I write this our team has settled into the fact that we have completed all the planned days at our carepoints and are left with the anticipation of one final day together here in eSwatini (Swaziland) with the much anticipated 10-year celebration at Enaleni church tomorrow. It really is remarkable the simultaneous feeling of both how quick our time has gone and the feeling that the day we boarded the plane feels like a lifetime ago. Even our “Weekend Warriors” feel that in a short day and a half, their arrival is a distant memory. Read More

Weekend Warriors and a loss for words.

It is overwhelming to attempt to put into words the day we have had. I think we have experienced some things today that we truly cannot communicate because they are so interwoven with the shared team experience….but what I certainly can say is that today our emotions ran deep. Read More

Today’s blog post has been hijacked!

We had a wonderful day at Enaleni with many significant experiences and enjoyed a very meaningful dinner prepared for us on a homestead near Enaleni. However….today’s blog post has been officially hijacked. We will let the photos tell the stories. Today, as a team, we wanted to take some time to honour our incredible leaders! Read More

Grief, games and being present.

Today was a Bhobokazi carepoint day, but it began much differently than any other day in the history of team trips to Swaziland. Our team of 21 began this day squeezed into a tiny room on a homestead where a family was grieving the loss of a husband, father and grandfather who had suddenly passed away a few days earlier. We entered the dark room silently and sat down on the floor. Read More

A homecoming and a collision of emotions.

A homecoming and a collision of emotions. Well…once again as we stepped foot on the grounds of the Enaleni carepoint, in an instant a thousand images pass through my eyes as I focus towards the faces of the children and Gogo’s waiting to greet our team. Images of 10 years ago as we first drove up to the site with a Read More