Monday, January 2, 2012

Day 6

Friday was our last day of ministry in Kolkata. We woke up and got all packed up to leave the BMS. It was such a nice place to stay and I considered myself blessed to be able to stay at such a nice place.
Here are some pictures of the grounds.

After that we traveled fir the last time to the jewelry unit, which again was in "china town" here are some pictures of our ride there.

We got to spend some time with the ladies and then said all of our goodbyes.

After saying our goodbyes we headed downstairs to wait for the bus. The floor level of the building is used for the slum school and when we went down Therese got to see all of the school children. They were the cutest things in their little uniforms. They came up to us and wanted to shake our hands. We didn't realize we would get to spend time with them but this was another unexpected highlight of the trip. The kids were so precious and so happy. They were so happy to be in school learning. It made me realize how vital these programs are, how an education is the only way to break the cycle of poverty. By this one child getting an education, it will create a snow ball affect and change the course of the whole family and especially the generations to come. It was a true a blessing to be able to spend time with the

These picture are of where we stayed

Here are some pictures of the beautiful children from the slum school

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