Mungu wetu video

This is a short clip of Argentine singing “Mungu Wetu wa Ajabu” (Our God of Wonders”).  To hear the full song and get the lyrics in English and Spanish please join our community at www.patreon.com/congovoices.    For $3 per month you can support our work to empower the SHONA Congo women to document their own lives, and get access to uncut video and behind the scenes info!

Argentine explained that this song is true because it is beyond wonder how far she has come in life.   She has gone from growing up in a very poor rural home in Congo, where her mother often carried her into the forest and hid her there, when armed men invaded their town, to her own home in Canada.  “Our God of Wonder” indeed.

 

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Arrival Video

This is Argentine and Mapendo and their families (total of 9 people) arriving in the airport in Alberta, Canada.  They had been living as refugees in Canada for the last 2 years.  This was their first time in an airplane and it was a long and exhausting journey but they were so thankful to arrive.

I was gathered with a group from AIRSS (Athabasca Interfaith Refugee Sponsorship Society) to great them at the airport.  It had been 9 long years since I last saw Argentine and Mapendo.  What a beautiful reunion it was!

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