Teaching with more than words

In fact, one of Engeye's newest goals is to raise money to fix wells in the area. Some people have to walk for miles to get fresh water.

The country was also in the midst of elections when they arrived. There were tanks on the streets of urban areas they traveled through, but it was much quieter in the rural, agrarian village.

"It was definitely a little stressful with the elections going on. We saw a very heavy police presence throughout our trip," said Theresa Weinman. "In the village we spent the majority of our time, there's no electricity. You're a million miles away, there's no news, and they just live their life."

Back stateside, Sara Weinman has shared her experience with the Journey United Methodist Church and is also slated to speak with students at Hamagrael Elementary School and St. Thomas, with other engagements in the works.

To learn more about Engeye or make a donation to their newest educational efforts, visit www.engeyescholars.org.""

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