Some of the young adults who have grown up with PUMA are now leading worship in the local PUMA church in Kathmandu. It is always a blessing when we visit to see them using the gifts God has given them. During our trip in October 2016 the PUMA kids put on an entire drama show that included singing and dancing, as well as leading us in worship. It is wonderful to see what God is doing in them and through them! Please keep them in your prayers.
When the earthquake happened, it damaged the Boys Home. So much so, they couldn’t go back in. There is still fear it may collapse. The Girls Home is damaged on the third floor, but the engineers say it is OK, but don’t use the third floor. So for 10 weeks we have been trying to figure out housing for 50 kids. Our manager in Nepal, Padam Tamang, was able to contact a Nepali lady in London who owns a large piece of ground adjacent to our training center. The center is about a 10 minute walk from the boys home. [...]