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Posted: December 6, 2018 by Patrice Miles in Lenny Miles, Miles In Missions, Mission Trip, Missionaries, Nigeria, Prayer, SIM

Have you felt led to becoming a missionary but wanted to experience it short term before committing your life to it? Check out the latest SIM video by my amazing husband. We would love to have you or anyone you know come for an internship with our Engage program. Click the picture below to watch.

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Help us buy computers for our center by visiti (1)

One week ago we celebrated #GivingTuesday. We wanted to give everyone an update to let you know we were able to raise $710 for computers for our center. Thank you so much to everyone that prayed, shared emails, Facebook posts and spread the word. We are so grateful and will send pictures once the computers have arrived!

 

Please help us by spreading the word to all your family and friends. Forward this email or post to Facebook this message and attached picture.

“Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now #GivingTuesday. Would you consider donating today to C.A.R.E. Africa to help their school purchase computers so they can have a computer class for their kids. Visit http://bit.ly/CAREcomputers to learn more and donate.“

Help us buy computers for our center by visiti

Help us buy computers for our center by visiti

Black Friday, Cyber Monday.
#GivingTuesday on November 27th

Please help us spread the word for #GivingTuesday one week from today. Forward this email to as many people as you know or copy this picture and post to your Facebook page. Last but not least just post this link http://bit.ly/CAREcomputers on any social media and tag it with #GivingTuesday to help us raise awareness and support!

For #GivingTuesday we are raising money for computers for our center. Currently we have a beautiful area in our Library sitting ready for a computers. We need these computers not only for our Primary school but also for our Secondary school kids.

In our Primary school we want to give them the basics. Our secondary kids have to take their JAMB (SAT/ACT equivalent) on a computer. Some have never even used a computer before. Asking them to take an exam on a computer that will determine if they can get acceptance into University when they have never even used one, is just crazy. They become overwhelmed and end up failing the exam. We also want to teach them how to do research and type very well so they are ready for University.

Overall, having computers for our kids to use will help them in the future to excel in University and one day in interviews for jobs. Help us empower our children and spread the word on #GivingTuesday.

DSC_0008Meet Mommy Okikiola and Mommy Favour Girl……yes that is what we call them. These are two of our caregivers in our program. They take care of Okikiola and Favour.

Mommy Okikiola is actually the Aunt of Okikiola. Okikiola was abandoned by her father when she was very young. A few years later she was then abandoned by her mother. When we met Okikiola she was not in school and she was with living with her Aunt. Her Aunt was owing 3 terms of school fees to Okikiola’s school and was voiceless and exhausted.

Mommy Favour got pregnant out of wedlock when she was very young and the boyfriend abandoned her. She was living with her mother and trying to complete  seamstress training. When we met her Favour was not in school because she didn’t have money for school fees. She was voiceless and exhausted.

dsc_0206.jpgA year ago a missionary in Egbe showed me a trivet from Burundi she had bought that was made out of bottle caps and African cloth. She told me I should try and see if I could do this in Egbe with our caregivers. With the help of google I was able to learn how to make these beautiful pieces and train Mommy Okikiola and Mommy Favour. They make one piece about every 3 days and get paid immediately upon completion.

C.A.R.E. Africa’s vision and mission is To Invest Courage into the Voiceless and Exhausted. Empowerment is one of the many programs we offer to accomplish this. Both of these women have been empowered by learning how to make trivets. Help us empower them by purchasing one, two or three trivets for Christmas this year. They are only $8.00 and have the C.A.R.E. Africa label on the back stating that they were handmade in Nigeria. Order now to have yours by Christmas! Visit our Etsy store at http://bit.ly/CAREtrivet to place your order.

 

 

Orphan Sunday

Posted: November 11, 2018 by Patrice Miles in C.A.R.E. Africa, Egbe, Egbe Nigeria, Miles In Missions, Nigeria, Orphans, Prayer

You're invited to an (1)Orphan Sunday is today!

Please pray for C.A.R.E. Africa!

 

Pray for our children’s walks with Lord as they discover who he is and how much he loves them!
Pray for the strength of our staff as they serve our children and caregivers.
Pray for God to continue to guide our leadership giving us perseverance  and wisdom in decision making.
Pray for the community we serve in, Egbe, to come alongside us in support and encouragement.

8 Weeks Till Christmas!

Posted: October 31, 2018 by Patrice Miles in C.A.R.E. Africa, Egbe, Egbe Nigeria, Miles In Missions, Nigeria, Orphans, SIM

8 weeks

Screen Shot 2018-10-25 at 3.13.14 PMAre you starting to make you list of everyone you will be buying presents for. Teachers, neighbors, friends and family. Please consider purchasing a C.A.R.E. Africa 2019 Wall Calendar for someone you love, and support our ministry in Nigeria. What a great way to bless that special person every month of the year as they get to see our kids smiling faces on their wall. They will know that their Christmas gift helped our kids, caregivers and staff. Click http://bit.ly/CARE2019calendar to order today so you can have it before Christmas.

If a calendar isn’t for you then please visit our Etsy store at https://www.etsy.com/shop/CAREafrica  for all types of amazing handmade purses, jewelry, skirts  and housewares. When you check out ask for a C.A.R.E. card and we will make sure your gift comes with a card that will introduce your special recipient to how their gift helped our ministry!