Building communities and building walls.
The drive wasn’t as long today. We rolled into the Viloma ADP, greeted warmly by the Director and his staff. We made our way into a dimly-lit multipurpose room and sat in wooden student desks. I pulled out my trusty black notebook and pen, ready to take today’s notes from the presentation we were scheduled to hear. A kind and gentle woman named Janet came to the front of the room. She’s a pastor and she led the devotional for us. Then, we heard presentation after presentation about the progress of the community – the security of sustainable food sources, health development, women’s empowerment. I could physically feel the joy from the progress seep into my bones and my heart started to grow wings.
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