In November 2014, our team finally arrived to join us on Nosy Mitsio, Madagascar! Here are photos of their first 8 months in Madagascar, activities and learning as a team, a Malagasy “rodeo”, a local funeral, a couple med-evac’s, and more. 110 photosRead More
These are all the photos since we found and purchased our team boat (Dec 2013), finished building and stocking all the homes of our team members, and went to Tana to pick them up in Nov 2014. During that whole time, we continued learning language, building relationships, getting used to life on Nosy Mitsio, and just getting ready for our team’s arrival. 153 photosRead More
A photo album of the royal ancestral rituals that happened in our village on Nosy Mitsio and in the Antakarana sacred caves. And more photos of building our home, moving in, and the vibrant life of Nosy Mitsio! From Oct – Dec 2013. 135 photosRead More
These photos are from our return to Madagascar and our move to Nosy Mitsio in 2013! We got back to Madagascar in late June, scouted out Nosy Mitsio, moved there in August, began settling in, building our home, and learning a new way of life among the Antakarana people there. The last of these photos is from mid-Oct 2013. 98 photosRead More
We visited South Africa and Tanzania between April and June 2013, visiting the village where we used to be PCVs, some training in Tanzania, a safari in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, and visiting a missionary team in an Alagwa village in Tanzania. 124 photosRead More
We visited the US from Madagascar from Christmas 2012 until April 2013. We spent a lot of time with family, traveled all over, and had an early 2nd birthday celebration for Matimu. It was a great time and a lot of “firsts” for Matimu! 78 photosRead More
Most of the pictures are from a week-long vacation to Ile Sainte Marie (and Ile Aux Nattes) and also from our first visit to Nosy Mitsio in the northwest of Madagascar, where we’ll be living next year. There are also a few photos from Tamatave and the YWAM DTS there. 115 photosRead More
All of these pictures were taken between August and October, during our trips out to the remote village of Antenina, where we taught about sanitation and health, as well as starting Bible studies with people who’ve never known about Jesus before, and eventually a vibrant reproducing church was planted. 167 photosRead More
Most of these photos were from when Lora’s sister, Heather, visited us in Madagascar. We spent time in Tana, Antsirabe, and moved from there to Tamatave, stopping to see some awesome animals along the way. 116 photosRead More
More photos from Antsirabe, a hiking trip to Ranomafana rainforest, a hiking trip through the ricefields and waterfalls of a nearby town (Betafo), Matimu’s accident, teaching at our friend’s school, and a visit to a distant Malagasy village for our first time to preach in Malagasy. 162 photosRead More
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