Archive for May, 2011

May 6th, 2011 - 12:15 § in Support

Budget Overview

The pie-chart below shows how our monthly costs are divided. The budget is made by CAMA in cooperation with the Senegal Team. De amount of the different posts is based on experience of people in Dakar and the many decades of experience of CAMA. The total budget per month is about 3300 euro. Counting[...]

May 4th, 2011 - 18:33 § in Support

Pictures Information Meeting April

With hearts filled with joy we think back to the successful information meeting on April 9th. We like to thank everybody for coming and other signs of support. It is so encouraging to see we are not walking this road alone! [nggallery id=2][...]

May 4th, 2011 - 17:48 § in Church, Family

What motivates me – Jan

I’m not very familiar with poetry, but when I read the poem Spiritual by Remco Campert, a Dutch author, a few years ago, it touched me. I don’t know how he meant it, but for me it describes how I experience the calling of God. It is a deep inner conviction. The road might be […][...]

May 4th, 2011 - 16:59 § in Africa, Medical

Mother and childcare in Senegal

The need for care during a pregnancy and the delivery is something I have experienced myself. Good medical care in the Netherlands is a right, but a luxury in big parts of the world. Without this care I would have most likely not survived my first delivery. And without proper medication to stop cont[...]

May 4th, 2011 - 16:40 § in Africa

Talibe Children

In the colorful city center of Rotterdam one can see on the front of a building the famous line from a poem of the Dutch poet Lucebert: “Everything of value is defenseless”. And what is more precious than the life of a child? Precious, but also defenseless. Entrusted to parents to take care of t[...]

May 4th, 2011 - 16:36 § in Family

Maria is preparing as well!

Our lives at the moment are challenged by the things we are to leave behind Certainties such as a house, salary, but also friends and family; we have to release them all. And every time it is asking for a bit more trust. We are blessed in knowing that God does not leave us alone […][...]

May 1st, 2011 - 23:00 § in Family


Praise the Lord, Simon Dingeman Kieviet has been born on April 25th 2011!! We are deeply thankful to God for this miracle of life. The meaning of his name isHe who listens and speaks justly. This is a testimony about our God and at the same time a blessing we want to give to Simon. […][...]

Familie Kieviet in Senegal