Greetings friends from Yaoundé, Cameroon.
The Hare family arrived back in Cameroon back in mid-July. We spent a couple of weeks out in the village, but we have now settled-in to a house in Yaoundé, the capital (pronounced yown-dey). In case you don’t know, we moved to the capital for our kids to attend an international school called Rain Forest International School (RFIS). RFIS is desperately in need of teachers, by the way. If you, or anyone you know, might be interested in teaching here (even if it is just for one school year), check out this link.
Because we are not willing to put our ministry to the Kwakum on hold for the next five years, we are currently in a three-week rotation:
- Week One: Dave in the village working with his drafting team (Mon-Fri)
- Week Two: Stacey in the village working with her testing team (Mon-Fri)
- Week Three: Dave and Stacey together in Yaoundé
While this schedule certainly presents its challenges,overall it is proving to be an excellent way to balance work and family life.For one thing, family life has been challenging, no less now that we have 4 teens. Ministry in the village is also challenging, with constant interruptions not infrequently with life-and-death consequences. Our current schedule allows one of us to be 100% in the village… [read more]