CRM Kids Original Music Videos… Covid19 Project.

2020 saw a complete shutdown of school activities in Uganda due to Covid19. For safety reasons, the kids at CRM were sheltering at the home and this is what they did. Music, singing, and dancing are a passion at CRM as well as worshipping our Lord. Collectively this group of kids expressed themselves by writing, composing, choreographing, and performing these original music videos which were funded as an education opportunity during the Covid shut down in 2020 and early 2021. Enjoy!

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2020 MSM Year End Report

2020 was a crazy year and COVID19 may have kept kids out of school in Africa and stopped a few mission trips but it did not slow us in our purpose of service.  We had, in fact, a very productive and loving year working for Children, Widows, and the Needy. The year end report has been archived to the website and can be linked here.   2020 Year End Report    Thank you all for your prayers, encouragement, involvement, and support.  It is an honor to work with you all and to realize that this is humbly, how God works through us.

Bob Hillebrand, Director – Mission Servants Ministry

Merry Christmas 2020 from MSM

We were all privileged this past year to participate in God’s mission work during the crazy year of 2020. We were able to work toward progress and hope among fear and uncertainty….toward health and growth among loss and disease and love and friendship among hate and selfishness. This was a tough year but we praise God for His work through us this year and holiday season.

Christmas….All the kids sponsored by MSM at The Lord’s Servants Home in Kenya were given a supply of food for their guardian families.

The kids at Child Redeemed Mission Home in Uganda received new clothes and the ones living with guardian families during Covid received a food supply gift.

MSM partnered with the Lyavo Bible Church and local community leadership to repair flood damage to the main bridge and road into the community after a historic rainy season.

Major construction was launched at the Rock View Primary School to build a new 5 room class building and finish the recently constructed 2 room building. In 2 months, it is under roof by this time.

In addition, two homes for widows and orphans were constructed in partnership with local churches. All children are in school or preparing to start in January. Over a dozen older kids are in college classes. The teachers at Promise Primary were employed during 2020 Covid shutdown. A new kitchen was built at Promise Primary. Repairs were made to the kitchen at CRM. A new Directors House was completed at CRM and Emma and Gorretti married and made it a Home.

MSM also organized local outreach in Concord, NC for needy patients under kidney dialysis treatment. 29 families were served with food and supplies at Thanksgiving and Christmas along with other individual acts of service and love.

We praise God for your prayers, love, and support. Mission Servants Ministry is fullfilling it’s purp[ose and mission without interuption. Thank you all for your continued support.

God’s blessings to you this New Year!

Bob Hillebrand and team at Mission Servants

Children and staff at Child Redeemed Mission Home – Uganda

Children and staff at Promise Primary School – Uganda

Children and staff at Rock View Primary School – Uganda

Children and staff at Lords Servants Home – Kenya

Lyavo Community – Kenya

Teso Outreach – Kenya

New Buildings for Rock View Primary

Most of the classes may not be operating this year but efforts to prepare for a large education demand in 2021 continues. It is anticipated that many private schools will not be able to reopen due to the Covid economic hardship. Government and surviving private schools are planning to reopen in January 2021 and resume the interrupted school year from March 2020 as Term 2 (of 3 total).

Two projects were put in motion at Rock View Primary School. A new latrine and a new 5 room class building. This adds capacity to cover the growing number of kids and full N-7 classes.

The latrine is complete….

The 5 Room Class Building project is a joint project and primarily funded by the Love Exchange United mission which is focused on education in the Kuslwe, Uganda community. It will be complete and ready for the start of school in January. We are also going to add windows and doors and brick work to the 2 room building built last year.

Previous capital projects by MSM at this school include assisting on the 2 Room Class Building, assisting on finishing a girls dorm building, and building a playground.

Thanks to technology allowing rapid communication, sharing of photos, and reliable and inexpensive transfer of funds, we are able to continue the mission on our hearts….Helping kids to grow up safe, be educated, learn about the love of Jesus Christ, and be part of the solution to their community’s problems. Thank you for your prayers and support.

Bob and the Mission Servants Team

Fall 2020 Update of Kenyan and Ugandan Child Missions

Top Primary and High School classes in Uganda and College classes in Kenya and Uganda have in fact opened as planned in October. Much of the College classes are on-line. The Primary 7 and Secondary 4 classes in Uganda are open to allow the students to complete their studies and test for the next level. Over 10 older kids in Uganda and Kenya have been accepted to and begun College studies beyond High School. They are in studies ranging from nursing to IT. The kids and their extended families partner in this with MSM and provide laptops, upkeep, and supplies as they can. Many kids have student loans.

Pandemic safety is a challenge that the kids and schools that MSM supports are embracing and have been prepared for. Temperature testing equipment, hand washing stations, and distancing procedures are in place at the schools and homes and have been approved by the government.

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The kids are excited. These are some from Child Redeemed Mission Home (CRM) that are attending Promise Primary (PP).

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P7 class is open at Rock View Primary (RVP).

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MSM has funded the current construction of a new latrine and will be assisting Love Exchange United (LEU) in constructing a new multi room class building this fall at RVP.

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All is well otherwise at the missions. I often get requests from kids and others there to pass on their greetings and prayers to us in the US for protection from COVID struggles. They are very sweet! Thank you all for your support and prayers. God be praised and honored always!