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    Stocking the construction crew at Bidi Bidi with all the things they need

    Day 308

    Hammer and Nails

    In a refugee settlement, there are always houses that could use a little upkeep. And, especially during emergencies, there are new houses to build. Luckily, there’s a new crew of carpenters in town – and they’re ready for the challenge.

    Nicholas, the leader of this group, told us that although he’s an experienced carpenter, he didn’t have any tools. And because of that, he couldn’t work.

    Nicholas’s story was very similar to many of the men in the group. There were no carpentry tools to be found.

    We headed out on a quest for tools! The journey took us many towns over, but in the end, we finally tracked down a treasure trove of tools.

    We headed back to see Nicholas and friends with a surprise – tools as far as the eye can see!

    We were able to provide saws, levels, nails, hammers, sanders, and anything else a carpenter could dream of.

    Good luck to the carpentry crew of Bidi Bidi – we can’t wait to see what you build!

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