Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Visitors from the US bring gifts - Feb 5

Maha, Zuzu and two members of the OAT Travel group

Maha, her daughter "Zuzu" and I met Jeannie and Minor Mathews and members of their Middle East tour group at their hotel on Thursday evening. Maha spoke to the group about Collateral Repair Project and answered questions from the group members.

Jeannie is a volunteer with CRP in Medford, Oregon and she talked up our project along the tour, before the group arrived in Jordan and asked them to donate clothing items for "Maha Mall" (the area of Maha's kitchen where Iraqis come to get good quality used clothing and household goods) She also asked them to bring crayons and coloring books. We take these to give to children when we visit families.

The tour group gave big!

Zuzu surrounded by the bags of clothing and children's gifts

Thanks to Jeannie & Minor and the generous members of their OAT Travel group!