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Continue to pray for Dave & Bev

March 30, 2016

Dave is gaining strength and even mowed the lawn today. Both he and Beverly are enjoying being outdoors.

March 1, 2016

Dave and Beverly arrived home late on February 25. It's a long trip especially when you don't feel well. They are continuing to recover from illness and travel.

February 25, 2016

Dave and Beverly are on their way home. Praise God!

February 18, 2016

Dave was released from the hospital and is staying in a guest room at the Dental Clinic in Dhaka. He is scheduled for a followup appointment with his doctor February 22 to check about clearance for travel on the 24th.

February 16, 2016

Dave is out of ICU and has walked briefly with support. He needs to gain strength to be able to fly out of Bangladesh on February 24 as previously scheduled.

February 11, 2016

Dave is improving but is still fighting a lung infection, probably pneumonia. He hopes to be out of ICU soon.

February 7, 2016

Dave Waid's been battling illness he picked up from a recent trip to Nepal. He is now in a Dhaka hospital and gravely ill. Please pray for Dave and Beverly.

"THE HAND" appears in the field

January 21, 2016

One of our children came rushing in, excitement written all over his face. "There's a hand out in the field digging!" CLICK HERE to see "THE HAND."


January 21, 2016

Nipa's entrance fees have been donated!

January 14, 2016

One of our sponsored students has successfully completed her high-school level classes and been accepted into nursing school in Dhaka. It was not an easy experience. Nipa was one of 1,100 hopefuls who took the entrance exam. One hundred passed, but only 60 were accepted into the program and eligible to enter the accredited nursing program. Two of them were Bangla Hope sponsored students. Nipa is in immediate need of $500 as an entrance fee.

New campus well completed!

January 21, 2016

Drilling is completed and the next phase with filters, reducers, and pump should be completed soon.

Work is also beginning on a new drainage pond. CLICK HERE to see pictures

New campus well groundbreaking

January 13, 2016

Groundbreaking for the new campus well took place just a few days ago. After several delays, the projuct has finally begun. CLICK HERE to see pictures.

Rob and Myrna Griffin join the team!

August 14, 2015

Rob and Myrna Griffin have joined Bangla Hope to assist Dave and Beverly Waid in their work at the orphanage in Bangladesh. Both Rob and Myrna have worked with young people at various institutions. Recently, they attended the Redwood campmeeting in Northern California and the National ASI Convention in Spokane, WA where they made many contacts who were introduced to Bangla Hope. Read more in the fall newsletter.

New church needed - see why

December 4, 2014

As you can see by these photos, the Bangla Hope Campus church (which meets in the dining hall) is full and overflowing! A new dedicated church facility is a much needed improvement.