New Library Open!

Today was a historic day here at the mission. After more than a year of planning, design, fundraising, construction, decorating and cleaning...the Samartha Saxena Memorial Learning Resource Center was officially opened today. Under a blazing Indian sun, with hundreds of parents and students in attendance, with honored guests and longtime friends in town for

Framing The Roof

In an effort to direct water run off, provide a mounting point for solar panels and deflect much of the suns heat, our new Learning Resource Center will be fitted with a tin roof, similar that the one on our Primary School building. The Primary School roof. The metal frames are welded together

Getting Plastered

Work continues up at our Learning Resource Center with most inside and outside plastering work nearly complete. As the monsoon winds down and the weather continues to cool, we look forward to even more progress in the weeks and months ahead. This project is really coming together! More than half of the exterior is

Laying Bricks

Up at our school, big changes have been happening at our Samartha Saxena Memorial Learning Resource Center with new walls appearing and quickly being plastered. Thanks to a secure roof on top, the monsoon can't stop this progress, enabling us to potentially complete all work short of the painting. That we will have to

Raising The Roof

It's been a truly mammoth week of working hard and playing hard. And though we are exhausted and (to be honest) feeling a little bit uninspired in front of the computer at this moment, the results of all of our labor have been well worth the effort. If this week's prayer letter feels a little

Brick by Brick

We have great progress to report on our Learning Resource Center. This library/computer lab for our school will be completed later this year, but like all buildings, it goes up one brick at a time. The footings are now complete and by the end of the week the whole foundation will be done. Columns are

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