This darling little girl is Purity.
She is from Kenya, and when Nae and I picked up her packet we immediately fell in love.
We met a very nice man named Landon, and he asked to see the packet.
He said he wanted to find a little girl who was around the same age as his own daughter.
Then they could write each other letters and grow up together.
I want to do that with my child.
And as a senior trip, I am going to take my child to finally meet their pen pal from across the world.
Jennae and I had an amazing time working at the Compassion booth.
We found out when we got there that we were the only one's going to be at the booth [no adults],
and that the Hoppers event was a concert for an "older audience" ;)
We were practically the only teenagers there haha
12 children got sponsored last night.
It made us so happy to see the faces of people light up with excitement after filling out the paperwork.
It made us sad when people would shrug and put the packets back.
ME AND NAE ARE IN HIGH SCHOOL AND WE SPONSOR CHILDREN!
YOU ARE ADULTS!
It was frustrating, but all we could say to them was to pray about it.
$38 a month is not a lot to give up.
It's really not.
A couple coffees a week.
To form a relationship and release a child from poverty.
We had what seemed like a hundred packets,
and we got attatched to each child as we sat at that table for 3 hours.
Each one we had to put back in the box when it was all over, broke our hearts.