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Our Well is Underway!

Dear 2015 Summer Campers and Staff,  We just received the following information from Water to Thrive about the well that is being built in Africa because of your donations!  Country:                       Ethiopia
Region:                        Tigray
District:                        Werei' Lekhe'
Site Name:                   Damariam May Asela
GPS:                           12.11074, 39.19067
Beneficiaries:                265+**This represents the number of beneficiaries that live within a one kilometer radius of the project. More typically, 3-4 times that number of beneficiaries will be using the project regularly.In addition to providing clean, safe water to hundreds of people, your well will significantly reduce the amount of time women and children spend collecting water. Women will gain the time they need to take better care of their families and engage in income-generating activities. Children will have more time to go to school and be absent less often as water-related dise…

Thank You!

August 25th, the last day of camp, arrived too quickly.
Like summers of past this one flew by.
The full-time staff remains at camp, preparing for the upcoming seasons and continually looking towards next summer. Camp is empty, but our hearts remain full. Inside each of us we wish to faithfully thank the 2015 Summer Staff for all they did, not only for us, but for your child and for the Kingdom of God.

Yet, how do we begin to say thank you?

How do we say thank you to 44 incredible individuals who served at Camp Luther this summer?
How do we thank our friends who became our family?
How do we thank them for enduring sleepless nights and exhausting days?
How do we thank them for their sacrifices?
How do we thank them for sharing their heart and love with those who crossed the bridge?
How do we thank them for going above and beyond what was asked?
How do we thank them for being an example of hope?
How do we thank them for reminding us we are known and loved by God?
How do we thank …

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