VOLUNTEER IN THE SPOTLIGHT 2: Lisa Walter, Germany

At the blog we love sharing about our fantastic volunteers and hopefully inspiring some of you, the readers to consider your own trip to Bulembu or to recommend a friend to volunteer with us! This months volunteer in the spotlight is the wonderful Lisa Walter, who was with us from 2018-19 and blessed our whole…

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Bulembu Profiles

Bulembu Profiles: Mancoba Shongwe

“My desire to worship is the gift that God has given me.” We want to introduce you to Bulembu Community Church intern Mancoba Shongwe. He graduated from Bulembu Christian Academy High School and has been working at the church since. His time is split between admin duties and worship team involvement. He is an accomplished…

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Bulembu Teams

In Your Own Words: Amanda Andrews

Amanda Andrews is team leader for the Mission Discovery team that served with us this month. This is her seventh year with us, and first year as team leader. She is a certified physical therapist, and has developed many relationships in Bulembu through her time at the clinic treating children, caregivers, and staff. We sat…

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Bulembu Profiles

In Your Own Words: Noah Schmitten

Why did you choose to come to Bulembu? My mission organisation made me aware of the opportunity to work in Bulembu in carpentry. I had learned some skills and could use them here. There was also an opportunity to go to Brazil. For me, it was perfect to come here to have the most holistic…

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Bulembu Profiles

In Your Own Words: Elizabeth “Ebeth” Lyon

Welcome to “In Your Own Words,” a textual space where we hear from those who have served in Bulembu (teams, employees, volunteers, partners, etc.). This edition focuses on Elizabeth”Ebeth” Lyon, former Resident Director at Gordon College. She has been team principal for Gordon College teams for the last seven years. We took time aside to…

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Bulembu Profiles

#BulembuProfiles David Mavuso

I’m that crazy guy who wants to bring things that seem unrealistic into reality. David Mavuso is a born innovator. He is a graduate of the high school class of 2017. After he finished high school he interned in the electrical department for ten months while he waited for an opportunity in IT to open…

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Bulembu Choir

Bulembu Choir UK Tour Update

The choir children are thoroughly enjoying themselves! They went on a tour of Oxford University yesterday and they got the opportunity to go to a boat factory today! They will be performing in Bicester tonight and Kingsgate Church in Peterborough tomorrow evening so don’t miss out!

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General News

Save The Whale Day

The Bulembu schools had a ‘Save the Whales Day’ yesterday! Recent news headlines have been about whales dying around the world with many kilograms of plastic blocking their intestines. This sparked the idea for the ‘Save The Whales’ initiative. Campaigns like these help extend pupils’ perspective and make the community aware that we are all…

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