Hello folks! Just wanted to send an update to you all and let you know that we’ve arrived safely in
Becky and I have been trying to catch up on our sleep and “de-stress” a bit from the weeks leading up to our trip here to
Beginning Monday we’ll already be getting involved in the orphanage across the street from us. A group of college students from the
Today has been an exciting day for me, Ben. Why? Because I talked with Rev. Esli, a retired professor here at the seminary who in his free time has grown many fruit trees and other plants that do well in this area of
Becky is tackling Portuguese head-on, spending time every day studying it, as well as trying to speak it with Brazilians that come to visit. We haven’t set up actual classes with a private tutor/teacher yet, but that will come. First, she will be taking out all four of her wisdom teeth on Wednesday next week. Pray for her as she goes “under the knife” Wednesday morning and that she heals up quickly. She’s very excited to get started helping at the orphanage, where last week 1 month-old triplets were just dropped off. Pray for these babies’ health as well.
We thank you for your encouragement, support, and prayers. We’re excited to be here, and can’t wait to send more news! Pass this along to others if you wish.
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We hope all is well with you and your family,
Serving the poor in
Ben & Becky Bacheller.