A Precious Moment

Throughout our time here, we have had the privilege of meeting many social workers, orphanage directors and workers. Following a visit one afternoon to a local orphanage, the assistant director asked me if I would help her do something – tell her eight year old...
Back to School Party with the Tokmok Kids

Back to School Party with the Tokmok Kids

In April, we met the kids from the Tokmok orphanage and absolutely fell in love with every one of them. The Wright family invited us along on their weekly outings with the kids and when they left at the end of July, we kept going. Twice a week, David, Natalia and I go...
From Invisible to Visible – David’s Weekly Perspective

From Invisible to Visible – David’s Weekly Perspective

Jayne and I had the privilege this week to see a vision come into reality, from the invisible to the visible. Several years ago, Elder Yang, the founder of Mercy Foundation in Kyrgyzstan, saw a need for an institution of high learning. This institution must be built...
Bekah’s Journey Begins

Bekah’s Journey Begins

Very early last Wednesday morning, David, Nastya(from Bekah’s host family) and Valera, the Foundation driver, were at the airport to pick up Bekah Gibson. Bekah is a young, 23 year old student from Treveca Nazarane University, where she is completing her...
Meeting New People

Meeting New People

Last Friday turned out to be an amazing day of meeting new people in Bishkek, spending time with them and seeing how their lives touch and change others. Before we even left Tokmok for the day’s trip to the capital, David had already spoken at the Professional...