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£370raised of £1,000 target by 10 supporters

    Weʼve raised £370 to go towards sewing machines and knitting materials to help single mothers aquire skills in order to help their families.

    Location
    Kigali, Kigali City, Rwanda
    Time left
    Funded on Friday, 6th October 2017

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    Hi, our names are Andrea, Amanda, Lizzie & Simon. We are embarking on an adventure to Rwanda in just a few short months and part of almost all of our time will look like speaking at different venues, including churches, schools, and public areas. We want to bless the community we are going into.Thanks for taking the time to visit our page and share the love. We hope that our voices together will shine a light brighter and than all forms of fear that still exist in our world.

    A little bit about each team member, you ask? Here you go...

    My name is Andrea. In December 2016, the continent of Africa - and the desire to go again - was placed on my heart. On that same day, Pacifique (whom I had met 5 years earlier in Tanzania but hadn't much spoken to since) messaged me and asked when I was coming to Rwanda. (Not a coincidence I should think!!) Three close (and adventurous!) friends decided to join me in the "YES LET'S GO" and we have spent the last 6 months praying and preparing into our 10-day mission trip to share God's love in action, partnering with Fatherhood Ministries in Kilgali, Rwanda. Now, Amanda, over to you...

    Hi lovely people thank you for taking the time to read what we are up to right now. I am Amanda - a quarter piece of this team who said a huge yes to God!! As soon as we say yes, the adventure begins & now the next part of our adventure with Him will take us to Kigali, Rwanda at the end of September. My heart is to see people - men, women and children - transformed through the love of Jesus, standing on the promises of Isaiah 61. So what will we be doing? We will be partnering with a local pastor, visiting and speaking with the community in Kigali, but mostly spreading love ❤ If you would like to partner with us financially in partnering with the team in Rwanda your donations will be so gratefully received please also be praying for us as we plan and travel, next up Lizzie...

    Hi! I'm Lizzie. Many of you know that I love travelling. I just can't keep still for too long. I'm packing my bags and dusting off my passport because Rwanda here we come! I'm excited about seeing the love of God in action through us. Please pray about supporting us as we seek to bless the pastor and the work he is doing in his country. Love you all. Now...last but not least...Simon, over to you...

    Thanks Lizzie. Simon Lambert here. It's an honour to be going on a trip like this with these trio of wonderful ladies. Last March when I went to Brazil with Global Awakening, a hunger and passion to see more of God was released in me. I'm new at this but learning quick that the more we partner with God, the happier we as individuals become. We were created for this kind of stuff! I'm the only guy from the UK going, and I feel that God is going to use me to bless the men of Rwanda. Thank you for praying us and partnering with us as you see fit.

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    Now that you've read all about us, we bet you would like to know how you can actually partner with us partner with Fatherhood Ministry! Glad you asked. Any money given towards this page will go directly towards funds to purchase sewing and knitting materials for local women in order to teach them a skill to provide for their families. There is also opportunity to help expand a local church building with all additional funds raised, as well as provide new sound equipment. There is no shortage in ways that we can bless the nation of Rwanda through these small gestures all put together.

    Maybe you're reading this and thinking...."actually, I don't have a lot of finances to give." That's okay too! Maybe you have some of the following items that we can take with us:

    -Flip flops (preferably sizes 6+ for adults, or children sizes)

    -Boys football shirts or kits - Don't have to be new

    -Girls' princess dresses - Don't have to be new

    -Boys superheroes outfits - Don't have to be new

    -Deflated footballs that can be inflated with a pump

    You can give these items to a team member directly and as always, we are GRATEFUL for your help. Together we will make the world beautiful.

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    • Rwanda  Mission6 months ago
      Rwanda  Mission

      Rwanda Mission

      6 months ago

      Hi Everyone, we don't have the facility on crowdfunding to add offline donations but so far we have an extra £200 offline. Total so far £530.00 - That's fantastic and could be used like this; 7 x Sewing machines for single women to generate an income for their families 3 x Knitting machines or 2 x Knitting Machines & 2 Sewing Machine Thank you for your support, more updates to come Andrea, Amanda, Lizzie & Simon x

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    10

    • Eamonn and Louise Kelly

      Eamonn and Louise Kelly

      Oct 1, 2017

      Hope it goes really well!

      £10.00

    • Steve and Charlotte Elliott

      Steve and Charlotte Elliott

      Sep 25, 2017

      Have an amazing time being a great blessing xx

      £20.00

    • Simon W Smith

      Simon W Smith

      Sep 17, 2017

      I wish you well on your journey to Rwanda to share God's love and support for us all and I pray that the project is blessed with joy and success and the help reaches as many people as possible.

    • Simon Davies

      Simon Davies

      Sep 13, 2017

      Hope you get to raise lots of money

      £5.00

    • Anne Seekins

      Anne Seekins

      Sep 5, 2017

      £50.00

    • Robert Farnes

      Robert Farnes

      Aug 31, 2017

      Enjoy the time. Make great contacts and take The Gospel wherever you tread. Find the men of peace and give them a blessing

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 31, 2017

      World changers. X.

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    Rwanda  Mission

    Rwanda Mission

    Kigali, Kigali City, Rwanda

    We are a group of four individuals who are travelling to Rwanda to put our testimonies, experiences, and love of God into action. We're just normal people with an incredible desire to live more than average lives. Together we will partner with Fatherhood Ministry. ~Matthew 19:26

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