April 2020 Zimpeto Carpentry & Sewing Training Program Update
The success of programs run by a Missions base is evidenced by how the programs operate after the missionaries leave.
The sewing program was started by Betty Blanchette, and the carpentry program by Bob Blanchette.
Since Bob and Betty left (after Betty’s unexpected death in 2018), the programs have continued with more and more young people learning valuable life skills that will bring them income to care for themselves and their families, and bless their communities!
[Community women receiving sewing certificates. The teacher, Lourdes is in green.]
[Some of our young carpenters.]
[base Director Steve Lazar with Carpentry teacher - Emilio.]