Amecet n'ainapakin (Shelter of Peace) is a ministry of Youth With A Mission (YWAM)in Soroti, Uganda. We are reaching out to HIV infected and affected children. We also are caring for new born babies, who lost their mother after the delivery. The third group of children we help, are children who need a safe place, they mostly come via the police. In this blog we want to share with you our stories, our pictures, our needs and blessings!

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A trip to the village to resettle Yoweri and Ben..

 Today we climbed in the car and we drove to the villages of Yoweri and Ben to bring them back to their relatives!
 We first went to Yoweri's village. the last part we had to walk and the family and neighbours came to greet us.
 The grandfather received him gladly. The mother of Yoweri has a mental problem and she was lost again. She comes and goes, and is not able to care for Yoweri. The auntie and the grandfather will look after him.
When a child has been with us, you get a relationship with the child. Mary really loves Yoweri and she gives him a last hug before giving him to his family! Yoweri cried when we walked away, he has the age that he knows people, but we also know that when we come back to check on him next month, he is totally forgotten us! And that is good, because he belongs with his family!  
 Then we went on to Ben's village. Ben's parents are both in prisons and we were going to bring Ben to his grandparents. The grandmother was at home and she was happy to receive Ben. Elias explained everything  and asked her to "sign" the papers with a finger print. We had forgotten the inkt pad so we used the pen to color her thumb and then she printed that on the papers
 We left them together sitting and getting to know each other again. Ben was not crying but he looked at us when we walked off, asking himself why we forgot him behind.
 On the way back we saw the clouds coming, that promised a tropical shower!!!
And some minutes later the rain came....changing the road into a river,  But we made it back to Amecet without any problems. 

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