Thank you so much to all the people who contributed to the Orem family holiday, aka Operation Mombasa.
We praise God for all of you, and are happy to announce we received 381 pounds (610 us dollars)!!! Our goal was 400 pounds (650 us dollars), so we are very excited about the amount that came in.
We leave tomorrow morning at 5 am with a night in Kampala, then rendezvous with the Orem family in Tororo (on the Uganda/Kenyan border) Friday night. We will all then squish into our Landcruiser truck (yes...that will be 4 adults and 7 children in one vehicle!) for the 2-day journey to the Kenyan coast.
I keep telling myself, "There is joy in the journey" (otherwise I might give in to a huge bout of anxiety). One way or the other, it's certainly going to be an adventure!
Many many thanks again to all of you. We'll keep you posted.
Mombasa...here we come!