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"Papa's Well" is done! Before Christmas!

Isn't this amazing and gratifying? 

"Papa's Well"--the new well in Zebedia Village opened today! Children are celebrating clean water.

Pastor Dennis Singini did a great job of project management. "What a Christmas Gift to this community," Dennis reports. 

The final sponsor's plate is not yet a fixed to the pump, but an inscription was done by the Village Chief in the cement base after the well was drilled and a Goat as a gift given to the American sponsor who wants to remain anonymous.

Dennis was given a goat and received it on behalf of the Sponsor as a gesture of Appreciation for helping them.

And I love what the Village Chief had previously said to Dennis (below). 
"What good would come from Bethlehem? Village headman Zebedia asked me? We were forsaken and we were told that we are not worthy to have a borehole here, but today God has answered our prayer. People are coming and ask us what has happened that we can have clean water right here in our vil…

Drilling "Papa's Well" this week in Zepedia

"Papa's Well" is being drilled this week in Zebedia Village in Northern Malawi.

WHC Village Well Number 69 since 2007
Location: Zebedia Village Population: Five villages, 2,790 people Name of Village Well: “Papa’s Well” Sponsor: An American who wants to remain anonymous Notation: The scripture verse the sponsoring family selected for this well is Jeremiah 29:11. 

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” 

Finishing touches will be completed early next week in time for fresh, clean water to flow in the village by Christmas Day!

Please help us keep the water flowing. 
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Story:Zebedia is a medium size village of 900 people surrounded by 5 villages of 465 households led by four traditional village chiefs (Total population: 2,790 people).  On July 10, 1984, a relatively shallow well was drilled with gravity points of access to serve the local…

New Pump Provided for Water Store at Katikara Trading Centre

Uganda Mission Update on Water Store

Friends of WorldHope Corps and Communities of Shalom: 

Here's an urgent update from our mission partner, Br. Julius in Katikara, at Trading Centre in Western Uganda.  We're trying to raise $2,300 this month to meet the need. Please help us if you can.

Greetings and best regards from Uganda:
We have ended the rainy season and now the dry period has started, December, January, February and early March we anticipate best performance of the water project in Katikara Trading Centre. There are only two boreholes and our Water Store serving a population of more than 6000.
However last week our pump broke down. We have tried to make repairs but in vain because it picked up a lot of sand and stones and thus it needs replacement at a cost of $2300. Its been two weeks now without water in the trading centre. This is a very tricky situation to me and the entire population looks at our project as the only Savior.
It’s so unfortunate that our pump has effectively served for only one year, h…

WorldHope Corps Project Update for 3rd Quarter 2018

As founder and chief executive officer of WorldHope Corps, I focus on fundraising, administration, and communications. As a volunteer corps of “believers without borders”, WorldHope Corps offers technical, relational and financial support as well as professional training, consultation and project development in Malawi, Uganda and the USA in a spirit of mutual exchange and “reverse mission”—which means we gain much more than we offer from those we seek to help as we work together for community transformation.

What follows is an update for Malawi programs and project at the end of the third quarter of 2018:
WorldHope Corps Malawi Registered:After ten years of functioning in Malawi as an international NGO, WHC Malawi was officially registered as a local NGO this year under the able leadership of Dennis Singini, Program Director and Country Representative.Rev. John Culp, Dr. Doug Smith, Dr. Caroline Njuki, Michele Robbins, Rebecca Laird, and others visited Malawi over the last two years to …

It's a beautiful New Year’s Day

"It's a beautiful day
Don't let it get away
It's a beautiful day..."

Happy New Year to all my WorldHope Corps friends!
I hope you're not working on New Year's Day and that you will relax and have some fun!
I wanted to share this post of appreciation at the beginning of this new and beautiful day.
Most of all, I just want to tell you how much I appreciate you: your gifts and graces, love and support, long-time friendship, and good work in behalf of WorldHope Corps in 2017.
Just two months ago, the cupboards were bare; we had accounts payable and unfunded projects. You responded to the need, made donations and spread the word. Today, all our debts are paid, last year's projects paid for, and we're whole again!And most (though not all) of our projects are funded for 2018!
Our Water Store in Uganda is back in business, pumping out clean, filtered water for over 5,000 people, and its funded for 2018.We have another village well to drill in Malawi----#66!  …