Friday, April 30, 2010

New Students from the Garbage Dump

By Melanie Miller

Today was the long awaited day when all the students we have been tutoring in the dump were set to begin in AFE. We were thrilled this morning to see each of their smiling faces milling around AFE this morning waiting for classes to begin!
They took the first big step into a new world today…now we continue to pray for their persistence in it.
We know these kids are persistent! At the beginning of our time teaching in the dump we offered a prize to the student who had the best attendance. At our party (previous entry) we had not one or two winners…we had 7! Let me present some our dedicated, bound-and-determined-to-win-that-prize, present-every-single-day, students…



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