Fitting the Pieces Together

It’s a little funny, sometimes, how the pieces eventually fit together. When you least expect it; when you’re not looking, it happens. First a tiny seed is planted. It could take years and years of watering and nurturing before the first fruits become visible. Along the way, life happens. Sometimes life doesn’t seem to make…

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Treasured Memories – The Bulembu Museum

Going to another place in time is the stuff of movies and science fiction novels, unless, of course, you consider that museums offer the life and breath of years past, making time travel a near reality. Telling the story of thousands of years of history is no easy task, but it has been accomplished in…

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Look Who Just Mooooo-ved In!

Bulembu has some new citizens. To find them, just walk straight through the main part of town and turn toward Malanda, the nearest homestead. Chances are you’ll probably hear them and maybe even smell them, too. Bulembu’s newest citizens are 25 cows who are dwelling at the Bulembu Dairy and will be used to help…

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Lindo Can Hear

Lindo sat alone at the table as the small group of visitors entered the Welcome Centre. As Ruth Boys, who was conducting the tour, introduced her to the group, Lindo hugged Ruth and grinned from ear to ear. Her eyes darted from the floor to the group and back to the floor again as she…

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Food, Glorious Food

It takes a lot of food to feed an army. It also takes a lot of food – and hard work – to feed the children of Bulembu. But meal making has been made a little easier thanks to the completion of the centralized kitchen, where all of the meals are made and all of…

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Life would get …

 Life would get kind of boring if we just stopped filling our brains with new stuff. Bulembu is home to an amazing school system for kids of all ages, including adults, thanks to a special English as a Second Language class that’s being taught to the Aunties. “The Auntie’s kept asking when they could learn…

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The Benefits of Sponsoring a Child in Bulembu

The commercials aren’t shown as often these days, but there once was a time when you could hardly get through the evenings TV shows without seeing Sally Struthers or some other actor or actress pleading on behalf of starving children in some far away land. They showed dirty, hungry, tear-filled, hair-matted children looking sweet and…

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“A Year of Your Life” in Bulembu

Imagine devoting a year of your life by learning about and serving God. Imagine spending a year completely focused on Bible study, worship and intercession, character development, and outreach and evangelism. Imagine this being your life from sun up until sun down. Could you do it? Could you give of yourself in such a way…

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The Buzz for Bulembu Honey is a Sweet Deal!

Bulembu’s bees better get busy because a sweet new deal is going to carry the honey they make all throughout Swaziland. It’s an exciting new partnership with Bulembu Honey and Logico, a Swaziland-based logistics and distribution company. Bulembu Honey is one component of the community enterprise strategy with the goal of providing sustainability to the…

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Preparing the Way

At the heart of every new day in Bulembu is tomorrow. The future is what every hug, every meal, every article of clothing, every new building, every new bicycle, every new classroom is centered on. The best way to make sure there is a future for Bulembu and Swaziland as a whole is through preparation.…

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