This is the story of an idea, a thought that became an inspiration that travelled beyond the borders of convention, where curiosity became the starting place for a journey that changed a community forever.
It was through the simple principle of sowing a seed, that a generous Graceworks supporter who through his curiosity and imagination, was visiting the community the day the land became available and decided that this was his opportunity to influence and invest. Marginalised communities have been robbed of the most basic of human rights: running water, health services, poor shelter and sub-standard education. Food is scarce; many having one meal a day and often succumbing to simple ailments such as a cold, with little if any medication available. With no government support and prohibitive restrictions placed on NGO’s by local authorities, the outlook was bleak and uninviting for outsiders to influence.
From a little shelter where Graceworks had established a presence with our local partner, an opportunity to purchase a small plot of land became available. Finance was not readily accessible as funds were exhausted and only a miracle could facilitate the purchase of the land…. Please CLICK ON THIS LINK to see the complete story……Graceworks_PrintedArticle_March2016_2_