|Elder Peterson with the Elders in the Nyashi apartment|
April 11 - morning walk
|From our compound, the moon seen through smoke|
|Elders R. Peterson, Eastmond, L. Peterson|
|Watering the fairway at the golf course|
|The small "lake" adjacent to the golf course|
|Sun filtering through|
|Homes still under construction|
|Starting to stucco the walls|
April 12 - Walking through the grounds of the Karavia Hotel.
|swing made of bamboo|
We went to the Bongonga and the Kasapa apartments today with the plumber to see exactly what needs to be repaired. The Elders at the Kasapa apartment have an outdoor gym. You can see their barbell and their weight bench. They are very ingenious here to make do with what they have.
|Barbell is an old axle|
|Bench made from 3 water bedons, with a blanket covered board on top|
April 13 walk
|Field corn growing|
|Bedons lined up waiting to be filled at the water station|
|1 1/2 inch gecko that lives in our living room behind the current converter|
|Car left all night in the 3 way intersection with a flat right front tire|
|Elder Peterson playing a wooden xylophone|
|Sister Peterson playing a drum|
|Our tour guide playing a drum|
|Elder Peterson trying his hand|
|Picture of an Okapi - comes from this country only|
|Picture of a Bonobo - only in this country too|
|Map showing what minerals are in this area|
|Color Guide to the Map above and Belo|
|Kananga and Mbuji-Mayi minerals|
|Map of the entire country. No minerals in the Kinshasa area. That is why this area is so valuable to the country|
|Interesting tree not indigenous to the DRC|
|Net used to catch fish|
|Mat made from raffia|
|Underside of the mat. See how the raffia is woven|
|This is a game. Sister Nancy Peterson's hand gives an indication of the size of the game board|
April 16 - Happy Easter!! This day is the most important of all days. Resurrection Day of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Because He lives, we all shall live.
Elder and Sister Davis drove down from Likasi this afternoon. We were all invited to the mission home for a delicious ham dinner Sister Shumard prepared.
President Shumard said 7 missionaries will be arriving on Tuesday. They have been waiting for their visa to enter this country.