Poverty Eradication Network Trust

Serving Central Tanzania

PEN Trust Visits Partners in Ohio

Written by Andrea on Monday, August 28, 2006
Filed under: General News, Pictures, Events in USA

Jill Bliss, Andrea Wall, Mungwe ABC Athman and Pastor David Bliss in Bowling Green, Ohio Part of the visit to the US included a trip to Ohio to visit partners there. Pastor David Bliss, wife Jill and daughter Rachel were our hosts for our stay in Bowling Green. Pastor Bliss has been a long time friend of PEN’s and comes to visit at least once a year.

Pastor David Bliss, Karl Gingrich, Andrea Wall and Monica Kasya downtown Bowling Green, OhioWe also had a chance to visit with Karl Gingrich, also a long time friend of PEN’s and tour Bowling Green State University with Monica Kasya. Monica is one of the first scholarship recipients for the Tanzanian exchange program set up by Karl and the university. There are now 14 Tanzanian students enrolled in this program.

Additional photos from our visit to Ohio

Andrea Wall, Rachel, David and Jill Bliss at their home in Bowling Green, OhioWe had a nice time with our hosts, the Bliss Family, who welcomed us to their home.

The parsonage where Pastor Bliss and family liveThe parsonage where the Bliss Family lives next to Hope Lutheran Church in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Hope Lutheran Church in Bowling Green, Ohio where Pastor David Bliss worksHope Lutheran Church in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Monica Kasya, Pastor Bliss and Karl Gingrich in the International Student's OfficeDuring our tour of Bowling Green State University, we stopped in the International Student’s Office where both Monica and Karl checked on things.

Bowling Green State University BGSU.

BGSU Union Cafeteria BGSU Union Cafeteria.

BGSU UnionBGSU Union.

BGSU LibraryThe library at BGSU.

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