DRUM ROLL, PLEASE!
Amazing, incredible news…Today it is official and our Day Care Project is approved and ready to go! Alayu had to run all day from office to office (6 offices all around the city in total, some of which he had to hit twice) hand delivering our project proposal and getting final signatures, but as of about 3 pm Ethiopian Time, the Day Care Project is approved and able to open! Awesome, incredible, dumbfounded, relieved, grateful…a whole range of emotions going on…but so incredibly excited to see this journey that God has had us on unfolding. It feels kind of like we’ve been writing a play script for awhile…and now we’re about to see the curtain open…with much anticipation!
So, on Sunday we’ll have a meeting and plan the way forward. We have a full Day Care to equip, Staff to hire, Families to interview, Sponsors to find… which is so wonderful to now have the green light to move forward.
Also, on Wednesday Jerry and Christy both received their work permits (which means we can legally volunteer for Embracing Hope here in Ethiopia) and today both today received their residency (which means no more trips to Kenya every 90 days!). Its been a good week!
On our way home today, after receiving the call of the great news, the kids spotted a rainbow out the taxi window. We watched it much of the way home. God’s promises are good, and we are so excited to see where this journey will take us.
Thank you for your prayers, your perseverance, your encouragement and your support…now let the real, exciting, life changing kind of work begin 🙂
Thankful to God for His faithfulness and for each of you.