Entries by Mozambique

A Day in the Life

For this blog we thought we’d share our typical Saturday with you. Hope you enjoy! 8 AM: Breakfast We start our day with breakfast in the outdoor roundhouse where we have all our meals. We’re very fortunate to have such a beautiful place to eat in, and it’s a chance to spend time together before […]

So You Think You Can Dance?

Christmas this year was unlike any other with the 30+ degree heat, but we still enjoyed celebrating it in a different way. On Christmas Day, we had a barbecue with some of the other missionaries Liz and Sergio know, most of whom are Brazilian. Alex and Andrew also attempted to teach them some ceilidh dances, […]

12 Days of Christmas

We have been counting down the days to Christmas by posting on our social media but we thought we’d upload them here too for those who don’t have Facebook or Instagram. Check back every day for an update on this post! Day 1 – Jumping for joy! JOY Christmas is a time of joy and […]

What’s it Like Living With Us?

Now that we are settled into our supervisors’ house, we thought you might like to know a bit more about them and their family. So here are their answers to some questions we asked them on the spot: What do you do here in Mozambique? Liz – I support the national co-ordinator of PEPE (a […]

10 Days, 5 Houses, 1 Discombobulated Action Team

This was our schedule over the past 10 days: 10/11/18- Old House, Macuti, Beira 11/11/18- New House, Ponta Geâ, Beira 12/11/18- Barrells’ House, Maputo 13/11/18- Air B n’ B, Nelspruit, South Africa 16/11/18- Barrells’ House, Maputo (again) 17/11/18- New House, Ponta Geâ, Beira (again) 20/11/18- Newer House, Macuti, Beira It’s fair to say we’ve been […]

A aventura começa…

Don’t worry, the rest of the post is in English – our Portuguese isn’t that good yet! The journey from Britain was far from straightforward. We spent over a day travelling, and plenty of things happened on top of having to catch three or four different flights to get to Beira (Alex and Andrew had […]

Toilets, Treasure Hunts and Traumatic Experiences

In our training, we looked at relating to God, team, culture, self and BMS. These were some of our highlights we’d love to share with you: Min-y-don was… eventful. Three of us hated it, one of us loved it- can you guess who? Surprisingly, the activities weren’t actually the most testing part; Jack locking us […]

Get to know us

Before we embark on our Action Team adventure we thought we’d share a bit about ourselves: I’m Alex and I’m 17, which makes me the wee one in the group (by age not height). I come from Edinburgh, Scotland and I really enjoy playing netball and football. I chose to do Action Teams instead of […]