On the Friday before we left we had our third and final movie night with the kids. The boys had waited so patiently for their turn! When Luke, Erin and I walked to the orphanage we had barely caught sight of the building when we heard the shout, “¡Ya Viene!” “They’re Here!!” There was a group of kids posted like sentinels on the second floor and as by the time we made it inside the outer gate we were met with a stream of pajama clad, super excited kids. All the kids got in on the action even though they knew only the boys were coming.
We handed out tickets, met up with a couple of the other volunteers, and got our group together for the walk to our house. As we walked back the boys helped us cary some jugs of water and a bag of oranges that we were going to use that night. It was so funny to see the little guys (who ranged from 4-9 years old) trying to balance and cary the heavy jugs. Even little Gilmar was determined to help out like the big boys. As they walked/raced each other with the heavy bundles we tried to help them out, but they were determined that they not only would get there first, but that they would also carry the jugs the whole way……. However we ended up carrying a few jugs in the end. I just wish I had pictures!!
Once we got home we turned on the movie (VeggieTales Gideon). And then finished prepping for the activity. Here are some photos of the night.
In their theator seats for the movie
We had borrowed the projector from the orphanage so that it felt more like a movie theator
L-R: Jefferson, Craig, Gilmar, and Carlos