After spending two weeks in South-East Asia with a team from her church, retired teacher Wilma went the extra mile and visited a school set up by our partners in Myanmar.

"I had already committed to going to South-East Asia and thought that since I would already be halfway across the word, I could serve for a little while longer. I emailed the school in Myanmar offering to help and serve them in any way I could. I knew very little about the school or country but was willing to give it a go!

"I spent much of my time teaching in the school but was also able to help the local teachers in their work, training them by example as well as helping the school with how to develop reading and literacy skills among the pupils. I also spent some time with a local Bible school and its students.

They don't have much in the way of belongings or wealth, but the kindness of Jesus each person possessed was incredible.

"What will always remain with me is the kindness and love shown to me by the teachers and staff I worked with. The prayed often for me before I was with them and went above and beyond when it came to hosting me. They don't have much in the way of belongings or wealth, but the kindness of Jesus each person possessed was incredible.

"I was blessed by the Christ-centred love they showed more than I could have imagined. It was an incredible experience - one I thoroughly recommend!"