Moaning and groaning

Sunday morning we were at NVI, where we saw the UgandAid choir in action, martialled by Geoff and Julie, they belted out some traditional songs, in complete contrast to the high energy raps and gospel songs of our hosts.

We provided the students and opportunity to laugh at us as we attempted a skit of the good samaritan involving Nigel dramatically moaning and groaning on the floor. He literally lay there are said “moaning and groaning”. Geoff interviewed Unis, showing the students his immense positivity and determination to succeed through adversity. After the service we ate lunch under the mango tree, chatted to students and even taught Unis to play dominos.

In the afternoon, it was our turn to host as friends from around Jinja came to Hotel Paradise for an early evening party and families enjoyed the food available. We were touched by some of the personal stories told over food, and by the strength of friendships developed over the years.

As the guests left, the team chatted into the night about all we had experienced.

Tomorrow a few people will go to Kathy’s Centre to look at the finished job, others will wrap up with Gospel Cross, and a few will go to say goodbye to staff and NVI.