The Loudermilk Family!
|Pecan Pie, homemade meringues, and triple-layer chocolate caramel cake (drooling yet?)|
|Made-from-scratch feta cheese, marinated olives, pickled peppers and homemade ciabatta bread|
|A small corner of her front yard|
We met Gaudy, Justin and Nikki (their oldest) on our trip to Tanzania 9 months ago. Gaudy has a great story, which you can watch here (scroll to the bottom of the page for the video). Gaudy and I clicked immediately and became fast friends, and Nikki & our little one, Owen, became buds too. It was so much fun to see them again, spend time together and capture their new, expanded family!
These are the Neubergers!
Originally hailing from the great (cold) state of Alaska, Peter & Rebekah are now missionaries in Moshi, and have been for several years. They founded Kashaba Tribe Ministries, which you can read more about here. Their little girl Noelani (Noela for short) is as sweet as she looks, and became fast friends with Owen too!
This is the Schraa family!
Meet the Schultz family -
All five of their kids were super sweet, and lots of fun!
More Alaskans? Yup, these are the Schmidts!
We met Tory & Ben (and little Gavin) while visiting Jill, another missionary in our neighbood of Moshi. Tory & Ben had been traveling through Africa for a while and landed in Moshi for a few weeks. They hope to come back and begin a ministry for albinos in the area. Their son is albino and Tanzania has the 2nd largest population of albinos in the world, they really have a passion for educating people on the effects of albinism, not only physical but emotional as well.
Y'all - I'd like you to meet the Welch family!
And last, but certainly not least - the family that hosted us this time and last - the Street Family!
Peter & Mary have been living in Moshi nearly a dozen years and are founders of the House of Hope Girls' Home. They also own Wild at Heart Safari Company, and are working on La Fuente Mexican Restaurant as a source of income, but also as a training grounds for girls from the House of Hope.
Our timing for this trip was truly God - because we got to capture this family as they awaited thier third child!
And what's a trip to Tanzania without a shot of Mt. Kilimanjaro?? Here it is, the highest free-standing mountain in the world!
Anyway, I digress.
I really enjoyed capturing all these amazing people in Moshi, and look forward to bringing Mission for Mawu more posts of foreign lands!
Until next time - kwaheri! (goodbye!)