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Monthly Archive for January, 2013

Village Education

I’ve mentioned a little about visiting a few of the villages here and the impact it made on me. Bangladesh is full of thousands of them, making it one of the poorest countries in the world. I went to Tipna again (the first village I went to) and 5 new ones. All the villages we […]

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Anderson Academy

Last week, the new school at the Alingon home started that they named Anderson Academy. I’m teaching english to all the younger girls in the home and a few older girls. I have 9 4-7 year olds in the morning, and 4 11-13 year olds in the afternoon. A big age gap teaching them all […]

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On Monday I was able to visit the Banishanta brothels. All the girls at the Alingon home were born here, expect one. Rosie (who started Alingon) does a feeding program for the babies here sometimes, where they give formula and snacks for the youngest children.  This is how the home started.  I saw many moms […]

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Taslima and Fatima

Taslima and Fatima are sisters and the newest girls at Alingon. One month ago when their mother gave them to the Alingon home, shortly after she started regretting her decision and wanted to take them back. She agreed to wait and come back in a month and decide then. Please pray that she wants to […]

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New Life….

Today marks my 3rd day in Khulna….after 2 1/2 days of traveling I’m starting to feel normal and not jet lagged. God works in amazing ways…here’s 1…during my layover in Singapore, which had the most amazing airport I have ever seen, (the butterfly garden was my favorite), I sat next to a man at Starbucks and asked […]

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The Bang Begins…

Welcome to my adventure in Bangladesh! I will be keeping you updated on what’s happening in Khulna. Stay tuned…

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