On the second day of Christmas my trip to Ecuador, we left Quito and traveled 4ish hours south to Riobamba. First off, the view out of my hotel window in Quito was unreal, and then, the views from the bus ride were amazing. Truly, Ecuador is a beautiful country. It's also a country with some … Continue reading Ecuador: Visiting the First Child Center (EC469)
I have no idea how to begin this post - or even the words to use to describe the amazing experience that was Ecuador. It's been two months since I've returned, but I know I left part of my heart over seas. Some days, Most days it feels like a weird, wonderful dream - that … Continue reading Ecuador: Days 1-2
Before arriving at EC420, my wonderful friend, Deb, decided to sponsor an additional child from the project. Below are several photos from their meeting. The boy was so excited to be sponsored, to be chosen, - he even waited for us as we left the project for a bit and went on home visits. … Continue reading For Deb, Who Made a Difference and Made a Little Boy’s Life.
Compassion Project EC420, Darwin's Project, is fortunate to house not only a Child Sponsorship Program but also a Child Survival Program. The Child Survival Program is much like a prequel to the Sponsorship Program, educating the mother or primary caregiver, before and after her child is born, about providing critical care during the earliest years. … Continue reading Mothers Making a Living in EC420
It will be quiet around here for the next week or so, as I'm leaving TODAY to begin over 24 hours of traveling that will take me from Arkansas to Quito. Prayers are much appreciated. I will be sharing photos via instagram, if you want to follow along. Until next time, Emily
Brave - adjective. ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage. "a brave soldier" noun. people who are ready to face and endure danger or pain. dated an American Indian warrior. verb endure or face (unpleasant conditions or behavior) without showing fear. "we had to brave the full heat of the sun" It's the one word … Continue reading Brave Thoughts Times Three