From: “Brenda Lange“ Date: July 19, 2011 8:25:33 AM CDT Subject: Blog July 19, 2011 INTRODUCING THE CHILI/DUNG BOMB! The World Wildlife Federation set up a program last year just south of our “Elephant Village” to provide farmers a line of defence against elephants raiding their fields. Their solution is a dry concoction of elephant manure and the powder from the local Peri-Peri chiles. These
From: “Brenda Lange” Date: July 9, 2011 10:07:10 PM Subject: Blog, Saturday, July 9, 2011 As all you Americans were waking up on Saturday, our water well team was completing the deepest well we’ve had to drill so far. In a Meluco County Village Called N’Coripo, they hit TONS of WATER at 52 meters (169 ft.). Everyone was dancing and having a party, as these people
From: “Brenda Lange” Date: July 9, 2011 3:08:23 AM CDT Subject: Blog July 9, 2011 WATER WELL DRILLING STARTS TODAY The geology team from our water well company has located good water sources in 3 of the villages where water wells are desperately needed. But all of us are frustrated as no adequate underground water can be found in the area nearest our Meluco mission station.
FOOD DROP TO ELEPHANT VILLAGE Yesterday, Saturday, July 2nd, our 6 ton truck left at 4a.m. with 4.5 tons of corn and 1,400 lbs of dried beans for the elephant village kids. This will keep smiles on their faces and food on their plates for the next 2 months. This was no easy task to organize as our truck team of 3 men and our