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Day 11, India Summer 2012 – Building Plans


The following is excerpts from my journal from my most recent trip to see the girls of STEPS Home in India. 

August 2 –

Today at the office, I worked on some letters and a newsletter. Then we corroborated with Ben to help him edit down a longer video into shorter segments. We got a lot accomplished in the office this morning. And we had Italian for lunch. Italian in India… Ha.

After lunch we met with Dr. Nisha, Sunja (who works in the office), and two architects to talk about the floor plans of the new home. The original plans had to be revamped, so we talked about it should look like. We talked about the needs, and what kind of plan would best fit those needs. I was glad to be a part of that. The house will still have a similar exterior, like the model we saw last December:  (more…)

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India, Day 8 – Feeling Like a Celebrity & a Leper Colony


These thoughts are excerpts from my journal from my trip to India: 

December 8 

We had to get an early start to the day, so I made sure to get up early enough to have time to say hello to the girls before they loaded up for school. I don’t think I could ever hear the little choruses of “Akka” enough! I think my heart melts each time.

This morning we met with the architect (Gigi) so we could see the plans for the new orphanage. It will be built across the street and a couple lots down from the current home. Then there will be room for girls in both houses. Gigi had drawn plans and we also looked at a scale model to get a good idea of what it will look like.

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