Monday, March 28, 2011

Video Tour

OK, here is our first attempt at a video. Please excuse the narrator, he's the only English speaker in Amatongas. Also, we paid extra for the rooster in the background.

Hopefully, we will have Spanish, French and Portuguese up later. It takes some time to upload videos here.

Two requests: Someone please call Bill Gates for me, we need internet in Amatongas. Also, a chain saw would sure be nice have right about now. I can't even find one in Chimoio.

Spanish version below (Portuguese and French coming soon)

Portuguese version below narrated by Br. Lucas

Friday, March 4, 2011

Settling In

We are slowly settling in to temporary home here in Amatongas. We keep busy cleaning both our temporary home and our future home next to school, tutoring students, repairing basketball backboards and painting. Our future home was used during the long civil war by the military and since then has been abandoned and is in terrible condition. It will take much work to get it ready.

On the weekends, there is regular soccer matches on the two fields next to school and of course Mass on Sunday mornings. It is a beautiful celebration with great singing and dancing. I hope to share a video soon.

Enjoy a few more pictures below.

Mass at Immaculate Conception Parish Church in Amatongas

Br. Lucas with boarding student

Br. Chris with student watching the regular weekend soccer games

For a second I thought I was in the Smokies