L-R: Sarah, Pavitra, Kat (I will surely miss you Pavitra!) It’s my 4th month in Hanoi. Time flew really fast. Four months ago, I was meeting people, saying “Hi” all the time, making new friends. The next thing I know, almost everyone is leaving! 😦 I really love our young adults group here. As I… Read More Say hi but don’t say bye
Twice a week, our househelper comes to our apartment to clean and do some house chores. Twice a week, she appears at our front door and greets me with a smile. Twice a week, I see her diligently sweep the floor, do the laundry and even cook for us occasionally. Today she came and did… Read More humility, service and inspiration
Almost three months ago, God brought me to the city of Hanoi. My friends would know I never wanted to come here. I have a plan of my own for my life. I wanted to start working, earn money, be able to buy the things that I want and treat my family with my first… Read More God leads the way: A testimony
Love my name and love yoghurt 🙂 I’ve had several other nicknames growing up. Kat, Katha, Kath, Katy. But never did I use my whole first name, Katharine (yes, it’s the A not the usual E), when introducing myself to someone. I don’t know why but it sounds weird to me. But when I got… Read More Hanoi is where I learned to. . .
The team with the house owners Last weekend, I went to Thai Binh province with the rest of the Young Adults team from our church here in Hanoi. We joined the Habitat for Humanity volunteer trip where we helped build a house for a family. It was such a long 3-4hour ride but very fulfilling.… Read More Habitat for Humanity Trip 2012
May 22-24, 2012 I was soooo excited to blog about our Halong Bay cruise but since I got back from the trip, I had to attend meetings and work on deadlines so I didn’t have time. Now, finally… I was able to make time for these overdue posts. Hahaha Despite the fact that I’m officially… Read More Halong Bay Cruise (photos and videos)
May 15, 2012 Two weeks ago, after I met Elitia at church, she visited my mom’s office to donate some goods for a project mom’s org is currently implementing in a province in Vietnam. Oh, it was really nice of her to bring those all the way from Singapore 🙂 And she inspired me with… Read More Vietnam Museum of Ethnology