Brett Gehren was driving along the road looking for people to assists him with the building of the Lodge when he encountered Blessing and 2 friends. Blessing assisted with the construction of the lodge and stayed on thereafter as an employee. Blessing completed his Hotel School diploma through correspondance and moved to Thonga Beach Lodge to continue his practical studies. After some time there he returned to Kosi Forest Lodge and recently was promoted to General Manager. Blessing, his wife and family have their homestead in the community near the Lodge.