Daily Archives: April 2, 2012

Determination and Strength!

The weather was horrible today, not only was it freezing cold but we had many intermittent blizzards and high winds!  We had 3 groups out delivering family parcels in Mogilev, Smolka and Behov and Rhona and I met with the orphanage director to discuss the children coming to Canada this summer.

Cathy Boone went to visit a girl that she and her husband, Byron, hosted when she was 13 years old.  Anna got pregnant when she was 16 and had a baby boy named Sergei.  Here is a picture of Cathy, Anna and Sergei taken this week.

Anna is a very determined young woman, now 23, who is not afraid to take on any challenge.  She wanted a better life for herself and Sergei and managed to get a job working at the Post Office where she earns $100 U.S. per month.  She took out Continue reading