Fellow sojourner …
while it’s not the news I or you wanted to hear, let’s all remain faithful in this and the journey ahead! God is trustworthy.
So here goes …
upon entrance to the Beirut, Lebanon airport, en route from Erbil, Iraq on 3 October, I tested positive for Covid-19. For confirmation, I was again tested and results were positive, on the 5th. I have waited to relate any of this to you, wanting to insure all the tests were confirmed, and most importantly, that I could relate all this to Nora first.
All precautions were in place, even to the extent of me getting tested 3x times in the USA before we left, and again in Sulaymaniah, just before we left Iraq. All tests were “negative” for C-19.
Teammates, Mike, Joseph, Khalil, all tested negative on the 5th.
I am fine. In all honesty, I feel great! I have had no real symptoms, to date. The Ministry of Health – Lebanon, has all travelers confined to a hotel room for quarantine. I am closely monitored by a trained paramedic(a teammate), and have a temperature monitoring device on me always. Joseph and Khalil are most gracious and provisional, in every way. I have plenty of food, water, vitamins, etc.. The hotel room is adequate and due to Joseph’s connections and love, is only $23 per night. I have plenty of work to do, and can accomplish all from the room, via WiFi. In that real sense, all is well.
On the other hand, this is a really tough one, as this prolongs the trip, and I am stuck in a hotel room, alone, for the remaining stay.
Thanks deeply !!!
Since this update is already a bit long, I’ll just say that up until this Covid-19 hit, it has been an absolutely awesome trip, with lots moving ahead on many levels and areas! Gratefully, we lost only 2.5 days of on-the-ground work, as Covid hit late in the trip. I will inform you much more in the next update, hopefully in only a few days.
Until then … here’s a taste … in photos …
How can we thank you enough for your interceding for us in so many ways !
Our deep gratefulness and affections embrace you, as you do also to us …
Dan and Nora
GHNI – Global Hope Network International
Global Hope Network International
934 N. Magnolia Avenue, Ste. 310
ORLANDO FL 32803-3840
“Preferred for Emig family”
Daniel & Nora
… Jonathan, Bryan & Eliana
TCD – Transformational Community Development Bringing
Help and Hope to the Hidden and Least
in villages, refugee areas, as we also bring sustainability in:
– Financial Capacity
It Is Time For Re-Launch !!! Lebanon & Iraq in about 2 weeks !!! Emigs’ … update
With such a lull in our travels of late, and losing measurable amount of our financial base of support due to economic conditions related to Covid-19 … will you please consider a special gift for this trip and our continued need for raising our monthly base of support? Thank you immensely !
Basic 2-country(we will also be in Iraq) travel, food, housing costs per trip:
Pertaining to Lebanon AND Iraq/Kurdistan … medical, TCD, refugee assistance, urgent care needs, food distributions, secondary(regular) medical needs unrelated and/or related to Lebanon’s crisis, Entrepreneur Leadership Development moving forward …
$ 21,000 for Lebanon
Emig family’s “regular” support …
We understand these are large number for anyone’s budget, especially in these times. Please realize a few things:
Please always feel free to call me for current balances of need and gifts received to date, especially as we get close to our 15 September “planned”(flexible) hoped-for departure date.
Know how grateful we are for you considering and praying through all this !
Giving link is below.
Knowing this is already a long update, we’re trying to make the following “family” update succinct.
Dan and Nora
Daniel & Nora