H.E.L.P. in Africa

  Earlier this year, H.E.L.P. officially returned to the place of its birth by bringing Steven and Amy Nicholson on the team to lead our community development efforts in Africa. It was on a trip to Zimbabwe and South Africa with the Nicholsons back in 2007 that...

Water – A Most Basic Need

So today is World Water Day. A day that hopes to remind most of us in first world countries that many in the world lack access to the most basic need in Humanity – water! Think about this: – close to one BILLION people don’t have access to clean...

Water – An Unfortunate Guessing Game

Above: The children at Musha Wevana are organizing a community march to raise money for a water well. When I visited Zim in 2009, there was no food or fuel in the country. Inflation was going absolutely crazy, and Zim dollars were becoming better napkins than...

Gugulethu’s Story

During my last trip to Zim, one of the many kids who stole my heart was Gugulethu. He is such a sweet, smart, funny little boy…and there’s no doubt that everyone at Musha Wevana LOVES him!! Shortly after I got back from Zim I began sponsoring him through...

“How was your trip?”

Written by Blanca It’s pretty much guaranteed that upon returning from any sort of trip, the first question out of everyone’s mouth is “How was your trip?” Don’t get me wrong… I’ve been guilty of this plenty of times as well!...

Books for 100 Orphans in Zimbabwe!

In just a few short weeks, we will be taking a team of 6 Austinites to South Africa and Zimbabwe. We can’t wait to reconnect with our friends overseas, learn more about how we can help rescue, restore and renew their communities, and visit Musha Wevana...