A Letter from Kay Day, serving in Rwanda
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Dear friends and family,
Greetings from Rwanda. We are entering our fifth month of the COVID-19 pandemic and, in many ways, life has assumed a new normal—a change to everything, that many predicted would happen, but in some ways, many elements of our former lives are still functioning. There is a reminder of that former life I hear and see every day. Before the mass closure of life in March, PIASS (the Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences) had begun constructing a new classroom building to house the new faculties of Architecture and of Green Technologies. This construction is just across the dirt road from my house. With the lockdown all activity had stopped, but one of the first signs that some restrictions had been lifted in May was the resumption of construction of the building. Each day now since early May, the sound of construction has been my constant companion. The cutting of rebar steel, the cranking of a cement mixer, the sawing and pounding of lumber, the chatter of the workers, especially when they take a lunch break in the shade of the bougainvillea bush which hangs over my wall, accompanies me from seven in the morning until six in the evening. These sounds encourage me that life is returning to normal as we build for the future.
I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your faithful support of me and of the ministry here during this pandemic. I know this is a sacrifice for many of you, and I don’t take your support for granted. I could not be here without your prayers and your financial contributions. Thank you.
Blessings in Christ,
Kay (Cathie to the family)
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