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Update from Canzibe

On November 25, 2015 By

by Carina van der Walt

Missionary’s wife supporting 25:40 aftercare on Canzibe Mission, Canzibe, South Africa

(The following are excerpts from this year’s experiences)

One afternoon, Wikus and I came back from a hard day in Mtatha and on the way we met some of the older Aftercare children singing loudly on their way back [...]

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As we are entering the season of gratitude and giving, we in the 25:40 family want to give thanks to you — our friends and supporters. Without you, these orphans and vulnerable children you see and are reading about would never have the opportunity to be loved and nurtured [...]

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