Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Scenes from "the Bush"on the way to Likasi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ZoneConference in Likasi was enlightening and well worth the trip for missionary reasons.  The ride in the car was bumpy and dusty. It took about two hours there. We took about 350+ photos because of the amazement we were in.  It is an area where people live very humbly. As you can see, there is no running water.  Therefore, most of the water is gathered at a river or a puddle.  They use the bidons (yellow containers) to carry water to their huts.  If you look closely, you will see people actually around and inside of their homes. Please notice that even around these humble homes, the dirt around the hut has been swept well and is cleared down to bedrock. They use whatever they can to make a shelter for themselves and their family members. There are so many of these types of homes and even communities of them.  These are the most humble of homes in the area.  May God bless these, His children.

Notice the well swept dirt.
Notice here that they have chickens and a garden!  They really do try their very hardest to survive!
I took this photos not realizing the woman was coming out.  The home must change when the rainy season comes! I tried to take these photos,  when no one was watching or from the car window.  You can understand why.


  1. Wow. What an eye opener. We are so blessed! These people are remarkable to live like this. It is amazing how resourceful they are in making their homes. Thanks again for sharing! Love you so!

  2. Reminds me so much of the Philippines. Wouldn't it be great for mankind if everyone could spend some time in a third world country? Love these photos. I'm sure the people there are amazing.