Below is the letter from Pastor Joel. In it he gives the full accounting of the most recent bank transfer that they received. As always, to see the receipts for items purchased, click the “Read More” button at the very bottom of the post.
The other piece of news that I have for you is that I have written a book concerning my own calling to go to Kenya to begin this orphanage. It is an unlikely story of a guy who resisted at every point, but whom God finally compelled to go. Even if you don’t want to buy one, follow the link below to go to the purchase site where you can browse through some of its contents.
Why I Am Going to Kenya: Notes from My Journal: Rhody, Donald: 9798849711843: Amazon.com: Books
Here is the letter from Pastor Joel:
We have no reward for you but receive our Thanksgiving from the heart of the church. We are praying that heaven to honor you and bless you all. Thanks to all who have donated for the school building and other needs. We love you all we are praying that God will send you to Kenya and see the work you are doing, great work.
May good God reward you all, we love you all. Thank you for your help.
Building materials bought
D 8 -300pcs @ 1000 =300000
D12 -100pcs @1400 =140,000
Binding wire 10 rolls @ 4200 =42000
Nails 2½"- one sack @ 6200
4" - One sack @ 6200
Food report Ksh.300000
Rice=320 Kilogram,one kgs=Ksh. 250x320kgs=Ksh.80000
Cooking oil =60litres,one litre cost Ksh. 450x60litres=Ksh27000
one kg =Ksh.290 x310Kgs=Ksh.90000
Omo 17 kilograms , one kg @ 150=Ksh.2600
Vegetables 160 kgs. 1kgs =Ksh. 160x160kgs=Ksh.25600
Unga ngano/baking flour 164kgs One kilogram =Ksh.160 x164 kgs=Ksh.26,300
Beans 97kgs one kilogram Ksh. X 350=Ksh.33900
Transport cost Ksh.7000
Thank you for the provision send for the food and school building. May God reward you all and bless the work of your hand. We request for prayers for school fees and other needs. May good God bless you all. Thanks for your love. Real good we call you blessed.
Thank you we love you all. Humbled.
Yours Son Joel and Church/Orphanage leadership
If you would like to help the children of the Log Church Orphanage of Kisii, Kenya, you may make your check out to “The Log Church” and write “Orphans” on the memo line.
Send it to:
PO Box 68
Tripoli Wisconsin 54564
We now need to pay a wire transfer fee with every payment, which amounts to $50 each time, but other than that, your donated money will be used only for purchasing food, clothing, schooling, and other necessities of living. We wait until we have $4000-$5000 before we make the bank transfer to make each transfer more economical. Nothing is held back or diverted for any other purpose. Thanks!
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