Two Worlds Connected Today

Two Worlds Connected Today

While we are here, sometimes we feel that we are in two different worlds. There is the world of orphanages, seniors’ home for homeless elderly, the invalid home –those encased in hopelessness. And , there is the other world, our university world, where we are...
Meeting New Staff and Training Begins

Meeting New Staff and Training Begins

Just this week, LAMb has grown. Two new staff personnel were added to the team – Medlen, our child advocate and Zukhar, our new translator. So who is all here now in Kyrgyzstan with us…Lynn and Ruby, John, Julie, Emma and Bekah Wright,  Natalia, our country...
An Unexpected Request and Opportunity

An Unexpected Request and Opportunity

David and I have been very much a part of the new university – the International University of Central Asia since it’s beginnings nearly 4 years ago. We saw the campus before renovations began, watched it come to life, helped clean the campus to get ready for...
Many Have Asked – How Can We Help?

Many Have Asked – How Can We Help?

In the last several days, a number of friends have emailed us or sent facebook messages with the same question. How can we help? One of the most effective ways is to watch our blog, and those of LAMb and the Wrights as they post humanitarian needs almost every day....
He Knows Their Names

He Knows Their Names

Today, David and I joined the Wrights and Lynn on our first visit to the men’s invalid home. The assignment – teach English to a group of 10 men. As we went, I wondered about how effective this time would be with these men, all who have had no schooling or education...