Yesterday we celebrated Thanksgiving Day. There were about 70 people from the compound.
Yesterday we started the day by visiting a M friend of Sara who just had a baby. It was a great opportunity to greet these folks and show that we care for them. Below are some pictures.
This is the mother with her new baby.
Here the grand mother is holding the baby but does not seem to want to show a smile for the camera.
Grace loves holding babies.
The picture below is the street in front of their home.
After this we went to see Sani at his new farm. Sani actually had to come back and lead us through some winding country trails to get to his farm some 7 km away. Once we stopped we had to walk a little ways to get to the actual farm below.
The young man below works for Sani. Here he is working on irrigating the field.
This is the well irrigating the field. The pump is down in the hole. There is another hole with tubing attached going down to the water. SDani indicated there was not a lot of water in the well.
Everyone basically lives in villages, like Galmi, and then travels to their farm by walking, riding a donkey, bike or, as Sani does below, by motorcycle. Last year Sani had most of his crop stolen during the night. He has moved to a new location and will guard his crop more closely this year. What a struggle.