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The following story is shared by our Friends in Rwanda and shows how a life was impacted by your support!
Pacient is being discipled by a pastor from the Evangelical Friends Church of Burundi. Pacient says thatthe pastor there has woken up the leaders in the church to have good relationships with God, themselves, others, and creation. Through these lessons, Pacient and his family have been able to grow and develop holistically.Pacient and his family have learned to take charge and improve things by using their own energy, instead of waiting for someone else to come and do it for them.He has joined savings groups and associations to partner with others, which enabled his family to move out of their rental house and build their own house. They moved in even though it’s not finishedin order to save money on rent and continue to work on their house. They also bought animals to have manure for fertilizer, enabling them to improve their farming, especially in family banana plants. Pacient, his wife, and his children are living in peace together. Their neighbors are seeing the changes in their family and livelihood and are beginning to ask what happened. They are starting to learn how to do some of these things from them.
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