2007

Here we invite you to follow the latest on the project implementation. The material is sorted, newest at the top of the page.

Dec 22, 2007
Yesterday we connected the water- tank.
It was a pleasure to see the villagers coming from far with their 20 Ltr jerrycans. We found out that water is a REAL BIG problem in th area!
What a blessing to provide safe drinking water for this village.
Merry Christmas Osia!
In the background you can see the roof work for the first dormitory block that is going to function as mini-classrooms for the beginning.

Dec 10, 2007
Today we have made a start on the roof-work.
Here, the boys are making a sample truss.
This will be used to replicate all the trusses.
Then we hope to put on the puttins,followed by the roof-tilesDecember4,2007,The dormitory is growing by the day. Grace is making an inspection…  November 28, 2007
Isaac, the welder has begun work on site.
There is LOTS of work waiting for him to do.

Cor proudly shows the work in progress. Things are moving well! November 10, 2007
Today we have installed the electric pump for our borehole.
What a blessing!
Rien de Braal from Holland is the generous donor, thanks Rien!

 

The dormitory is beginning to take shape.November 2nd, 2007

 

 

 

 

At the same time we are working on the boundary wall with our (not too friendly) neighbors.

 

 

 

August 16, 2007   Matthias Weigele with his wife-to-be Dagmar are the first to arrive of the German team to help build the first dormitory block.
Matthias and Dagmar plant a tree at the entrance of the compound.

                                                                                                           Aug 18, 2007
When the other members arrive they immediately go to work on the concrete slap for the first block.
Herman cannot be stopped!!

  Soon the first corner is seen coming up.
Aug 20, 2007
The team is determined to get the walls up before they leave…

A team photo to crown it all

August 23, 2007
Thank you all for a job well done!

                                                                                                                August 7, 2007
Above:
The foundation of the first block of 4 rooms is almost done.
Below:
The shape of the first dormitory is coming together.

                                                                                                          August 1st, 2007
Cor & Grace have the honor to lay the first brick for the very first building at the Osia site.
We prayed together with the Go-Team and dedicated the whole project to the Glory of the Lord Jesus Christ!

                                                                                                           July 30th, 2007
The visiting Go-Team of YWAM Holland is helping with the setting of the foundation of the first dormitory and also did a prayer-walk around the land

                                                                                                                May 2nd, 2007
This day the “Draco” drilling company came to start drilling the bore-hole of which they did a test at the end and found it can give more than 20 tonnes / Hr
Thank you Lord!

                                                                                                          March 31, 2007
You are looking at the wall that is being built at the driveway. This is the private road that we had to buy to give us access to the main Highway. (Bugiri to Malaba, Kenya)
The driveway is ~100 meters long

March 18, 2007
Two containers are bought and transported to the Osia site which will serve as the workshop & store for the construction site.