Good Memories

Neema Namadamu
Posted April 5, 2019 from Democratic Republic of the Congo

During the month of International Women’s Day, also known as Women's History Month, I visited World Pulse Grandma, Jeanettle Loan Fruen in Wharton, Tx. I first met her in 2012 at World Pulse in Portland, OR at a Voices of Our Future event with Stella Paul and Nisan Ahmado. Jeanette immediately adopted me as her granddaughter and even dedicated her recently published book, Joy and Russian Tea Cakes, to her grandchildren, listing me among them.

I was so happy to see her again. It is the generous love, unending support and encouragement of these pioneer women that have catalyzed our own personal statements in this world.

Love you Grandma

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otahelp
Apr 05
Apr 05

good one Neema. visiting loved ones especially grandmas. the elderly needs all the love they can get.

thank you for that wonderful visit. it is love all the way.

Olutosin
Apr 06
Apr 06

Awwwwwww this os beautiful.

Jill Langhus
Apr 06
Apr 06

Hi Neema,

Aw. What a lovely story and accompanying photos:-) Thanks for sharing!

Hope you're having a great weekend, too!

Aramide Oikelome
Apr 06
Apr 06

Awww! Such a sweet reunion! I can feel the love and warmth.

Thank you Neema!

Tamarack Verrall
Apr 07
Apr 07

Hi Neema,
What a beautiful long time connection, and what a special occasion to have had this recent visit together. This is what I love about World Pulse. How wonderful for you both.

Neema Namadamu
Apr 07
Apr 07

Thank you all for your comments! I believe Grandma Jeanette Fruen was a World Pulse board member many years ago. She is a strong activist and quite an inspiration. We speak on the phone from time to time but I was so happy to get to make my way to see her again face to face.
Blessings to all,
Neema

Wendy Stebbins
Apr 08
Apr 08

You are such a special lady to do this.

Seka
Apr 10
Apr 10

Hello Neema,
Quel témoignage d'amour envers notre grande maman Jeannette! C'était des grandes retrouvailles après tant d'années. Sûrement que vos échanges étaient merveilleuses.
Que Dieu vous bénisse!

Neema Namadamu
Apr 10
Apr 10

Hello Seka
Merci, beaucoup pour les commentaires , c'est une bonne signe qu'il ya les gens qui me voir mes ecrit a propos de grande mere Jeannette. J'ai eu une grande consideration de sa part. Je suis parmi ses grands enfants. c'est une grande honneur de la part.
Neema

Seka
Apr 11
Apr 11

Magnifique maman, vos œuvres font la différence. Que le Seigneur vous utilise puissamment.
Seka