Numbers to AMAZE! (Part 1)


As The Daraja Children’s Choir of Africa are nearing the end of their tour, they’ve been pulling together some amazing numbers so we thought it would be fun to share them with you!

By the way, their last concert of the tour is THIS Friday night, Dec. 11th at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, GA. Go here for info and to RSVP!

TOUR STATS 2009 (Both tours, Summer and Fall)

1               Surgery (Tonsillectomy)
3               Emergency room visits
5               God-sent Kenyan adults
11             Incredible interns
23             Amazing kids
1               Adorable Kenyan toddler (Natalie)
1               Flooded bus
1               New bus to replace the bus that was flooded
11             Rented Buses
60             Trips to the Kenyan immigration office
65             Dentist appointments
72             Haircuts
81             Concerts
90             Naps
105           Movies (approx.)
110           Cavities
132           Bottles of body wash and lotion
144           Schoolbooks
164           Days of touring
165           Pairs of khakis
200           Hours of school (approx)
324           Pizzas
492           Diaper changes for Natalie  (Abbu and Grace’s Daughter)
729           Host families
800           Braids repaired
940           People interested in a 410 Short Term Trip (this is with more concerts to go)
2, 250       T-shirts sold (approx)
2,760        Chick-fil-a nuggets
5,740        Sack lunches
6,560        Emails (just from Christi’s Computer)
85,000      LIVES CHANGED!!! (People at concerts (approx))

Be sure to check back for Part 2 tomorrow!

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