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So happy to have our niece ,Becky, here for a couple of months. She is an ICU nurse in the states but taking some time off to help New Vision Ministries here in Montrouis. She is teaching at New Vision Academy but one of her true loves is art. Here she is sitting with two of our beaders working on the exact dimensions to get that perfectly round bead! It's harder than you think. After many attempts and Youtube tutorials, I think she got it! It was close to midnight last night,. but her persistence paid off. ROUND BEADS! It's an exact formula of width to length. The paper must also be cut perfectly in long  isosceles triangles. We want to say thanks also to Darren Kunar from Pineridge church in NC for sending paper, cutting boards, and x-Acto knives with extra  blades to help our beaders get that perfect cut. Becky is planning on having instructional times in the fishing village with all these wonderful new tools. Amazing that we picked up Becky from the airport the same day we were able to pick up our new supplies from Darren that had arrived through Missionary Flights International. "God knows" as they say in Haiti.

 
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We are into our third week of school and all the kids seem to love it. Lots of happy smiling faces  greet us each morning .  We meet together in the morning for our prayer time, Bible study, memory verse, character focus, and English and French vocabulary for the week. Each week we have vocabulary  by theme. The first week was parts of the body, second week was clothing, and this week is transportation. Our  Godly character  focus for October is love, God's love for us and how we are to show love to others. At the end of the week each child has a chance to recite their verse and vocabulary words. They earn points by this and also by  exhibiting good behavior and work habits.. They are allowed to " go shopping " in our school store on Friday. Our students are divided into 4 classes by age. Even within these classes we have quite a wide range of academic and language abilities. We have a total of 18 students. Pictured here is our preschool class working with Miss Kourtney. Learning  to obey and follow directions is a big part of their day!. They are truly blessed to have this sweet young lady as a teacher and example. She loves the Lord and it shows!