The Landscape around Lokichoggio.
Looking down the road away from my house.
Looking down the road toward my house.
The main road through Loki to Sudan.
One of the places I shop.
Lokichoggio or Lokichogio, is a town in the
It is often called Loki. It is about 30 kilometers
from the international border with
and is was host to the
offices, part of the
Operation Lifeline Sudan
program during the Sudan war.
Loki is the outermost Kenyan town on the
border with Sudan. Kenyans from the south,
however, maintain that
which is about 200 kilometers south, is the last truly "Kenyan"
town in the region. At the north end of Loki, beyond the "dry river bed", the
has set up a
This is considered the "true" border between Kenya and Sudan.
Beyond this point lies a road leading to
the Sudanese checkpoint which is about thirty kilometers away.
The area known as "no-man's
land" is situated between these
In the above pictures you can see that there
are electrical lines that have been installed throughout the town.
The conversation has been that there will be electricity in Loki
soon. This is a conversation that has been going on for a
couple of years or more. We don't have it yet but I am still
My church in Loki.
The church was constructed about a year ago.
Mother Assembly (women leaders).
In March 2010,
gospeltecture joined with Eleos Project to
repair a hand pump in Maasai Land.
provided the pump repair tools donated by a Life Group from
Community of Grace in Colorado. The pump had been broken since
November 2009. Now that the pump is repaired it will provide water
for the local primary school and the community.
We have repaired the well at the
church. Our first step was to build a fence around the pump to
protect it from vandalism and the goats.
Here are pictures of when some of the
women from the church were working on the fence.
After one of the few rains, this is where
some of the people in the community would get their water. Most
of the time Loki is dry and hot with no rain for months. We can
all understand how many problems can come from this water
The women of the church are always willing
to help. There are few men that attend our church. The women are
very active in ministry teaching in the community two times each
We removed the hand pump, chlorinated the
borehole, repaired the cylinder, added two new pipes and then reinstalled the pump.
There were two members of the community that do not attend our
church that helped when we reinstalled the pump. The following
Sunday one of the men came to church and gave a testimony.
gospeltecture wants to thank Allen Pike, a
local borehole contractor for his donation of some new pipes for
our hand pump.
gospeltecture, with the help of the church,
has brought clean water to the community.
The church has formed a water committee and
has committed to use this water point as a witness to help lead
people to Christ.
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