What a year 2018 was for Think East Africa! And we've hit the ground (literally) in 2019 drilling more wells and seeing more lives changed. We share all about it in our January Newsletter HERE (Requires PDF). Please give it a read and celebrate with us the goodness of God!
HAPPY 2018! When my Mum was visiting recently from South Africa, she noticed that we have a guava tree. Neither of us were sure what time of year the fruit would grow; as the seasons here are so indistinct. I recently peered closely at the tree and saw this baby guava. Yum. The taste [...]
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE RICH It is October, 2017. I am sitting at my dining room table, looking out over the terrace towards the Bujumbura city center. The weather is cooler in the mornings and heats up throughout the day. We have decided to home school Judah, our 11 year old. He is currently sitting [...]
Transition OH MY GOODNESS! That is all I can say! Towards the end of April 2017, my awesome husband took me off to Colorado for a 2 day skiing trip. After a few hours mesmerized by the gorgeous snowy mountains, and skiing like a total dork (my first time ever)…I picked up too [...]
The Think East Africa Texas based crew recently took a trip to Burundi (September 2016). It was a strategic trip aimed at launching our non-profit publicly and holding our first official in-country partner meeting. We had a fantastic turn out and the beginning of many new conversations and connections ensued. We also visited a [...]
The first step towards success in Burundi in the development sector is registering as an 'Non Government Organization in Burundi.' This week we were able to create and fund our bank account at the Bank of Burundi. This account allows us to function and receive some exemption on imports such as water pumps. Next we [...]