I Was Hungry Celebration!

I can remember their rich laughter as they attempted to teach me simple Shona words for morning and evening greetings. All thirty of the men and women, ages ranging from young teenagers to the elderly, would erupt in good-natured laughter after each of my brave but badly pronounced words. Then I couldn’t help but join in on the humor! I can remember the joy in their eyes as I listened to all they were learning from the Foundations for Farming team. These were people I was privileged to spend two weeks with. What an honor! My lifespan might have increased a week or two merely because of all the hearty laughter. My name is Benjamin Meeks and I am the …

South Sudanese Refugee Training

Living in our own country and with our families and friends, we provide the best that we can, farm the land that the Lord has blessed us with, and eat what they produce. This is not the case with our beloved brothers from South Sudan. They have been forced off their land due to war and are living in exile in the neighbouring country, Uganda. Many have been traumatised and  hope has been snatched away from them. The joy of living a good life, sending their children to school and farming their land has been shattered. Hope seems to have been long gone. The fear of now and the future overshadow them. Some have witnessed the murder of their beloved …