Almost 2 weeks ago, William started to experience body aches and fevers. These symptoms were very similar to his bout of malaria last year, so we decided to start treatment for malaria right away. After the treatment had finished, the fevers returned and we knew he was suffering from something else. Last Monday, he had […]
One of our language learning activities is to develop & share a very simple version of our testimony in Mampruli. Here is Heidi’s with a literal English translation above each line.
Due to the dry season, we only have a dozen or so blooms left on our trees in the backyard. I thought I’d document these last few beauties before they fell off.
This past weekend, the Nalerigu Baptist Association held a Women’s Missionary Union conference in Nalerigu. I decided that the gathering would be a great way to be introduced to the community of women believers and an exercise in language learning. Since we have been attending a small church in Kolinvai (a village 30 minutes south […]
This past Sunday we attended the village church of Kolinvaai south of Nalerigu. Pastor Sugri invited William to preach – his first time in Ghana. A well-educated church member provided the translation from English to Mampruli since only a few of the church members speak English. One thing William did differently from his preaching in […]
Most clothes women wear in our region are made out of these fabrics. They create elaborate outfits with layers of fabric. Sometimes they use one pattern, other times there is a “theme” to the fabric, and sometimes they just mix & match. At the hospital patients will bring sheets of fabric to use for bedding, […]
Here’s a creepy crawler we spotted on one of the paths on the hospital compound. Terrifying!
William posted a bit about one of the spots where we get our groceries a couple weeks back. Here’s a shot of our standard staples that we live off of in Nalerigu.