St. Simeon Skete, Taylorsville Kentucky USA

With St. Simeon, the God receiver, as our patron, the skete seeks to practice the ideals found in our Rule, The Thousand Day Nazareth. In simplicity and poverty, the skete embraces the struggle of inner life through the practice of the Prayer Rope.

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Friday, September 3, 2010

Sept 3rd: Friday Report

Report from Mako Mansaray
Friday Report from Kabala

Greetings to you all
We want to thank God for yet another Friday.

The NHA Team in Sierra Leone wants to thank you all for being so supportive to the NHA cause and for helping us do what we believe is right and what we love to do-That is: HELPING THOSE IN NEED especially in Sierra Leone and in particularly Kabala.

This week I was able to make a move to another village around Kabala as part of the work. 

The visit was made to the village of KONDAYA about 3 miles from Kabala (local mileages) The village itself is well located with many Bamboo Huts as a dwelling place for the people.

On arrival, we were greeted with this crying child holding a Cacao leaf as a local umbrella for fun, 

and this one is busy sleeping on a very sunny day.

With my NHA T-shirt on, 

since NHA is  a well known organization in Kabala for its humanitarian work, I was immediately welcomed and taken to a very sick woman. The foot, as you can see, is in a very bad form and getting worse.

It has been like this for this poor lady for some time and there is little or no help at all for her.  The only medication for her is local herbs and this has made the situation worse rather than better.  

The foot according to her is giving her a lot of pain and sometime the pain is so bad that she can’t walk.

This is just one of the many situations in the village. And there are many others, sick and needy people in this village.

 The situation in this village and many other villages in and around Kabala strongly point out the immediate need of Nazareth House to move to Kabala.
The needs are getting bigger and bigger every day.

We must have this compound settled as quickly as possible so that NHA can move to Kabala and reach these poor people.

You can help NHA change this situation by giving so that the sick and hungry will have a chance. 

With Love