After years of improving the Primary school finally we got the Headmistress-teachers residence renovated; plus running water and solar light, easing the hardships of a remote difficult place.
First computer lab for students; now materials arrived for toilets-showers for school staff, who were showering with monitor lizards and other vermin outside.
As Candace leaves for our Projects caring Pi Sigma Alpha students at YSU rally for funds to help the children caught in these Hellscapes.
28 Fifth-graders at Beverly Vista School, w/ teacher Kris Milliken, Fundraised their hearts out amongst fellow students and parents; resulting in an astonishing contribution towards helping the children and students of Africa.
Candace will be at our Projects in May; children there improvise games like nails-on-boards, and still use marbles; send a soccer ball or dvd (film) for our mobile cinema set-ups: Go to the JLP Wishlist
Stop kids who haven't any TV, wifi, computers, phones, video games, nor Cinemas from going to shacks where drunken men use generators to show porn. Buy HERE an appropriate dvd-film for us to show them a movie at their school.
Candace will be at our Projects soon: Children in these Hellscapes have little joy, wanna make their month, buy a dvd-movie (HERE); especially an African produced film, they'll be sure and see it on a makeshift Bush Cinema (Isoke below) or a Mobile-traveling one.
Our CEO's heading to our Projects; Soccer is everything to children without phones, TV, cinema, WiFi, video-games etc! She'll gladly schlep soccer balls there if you'll buy 'em: HERE . This way they won't play with dirty plastic bags wrapped together with string!
We established a computer lab for girls at their primary school; and by August there'll be new toilets and showers for teachers and Headmistress; otherwise they'll bathe with the infamous monitor lizards that infest the place:)!
Our Mobile Cinema operating for 5 years, going school to school, left with the population that fled to Uganda. Kajo Keji is now a battlefield. It brought education, recreation and news from the outside world to isolated students. The moment things calm down we'll return.
Sponsored Xavier High School students brought loads of enthusiasm to our sold-out Charity Ride, "Soulcycle". A win-win: proceeds go to our Projects you hear so much about concerning the children in Africa, and kids here made happy as well!
Our rain tank arrived for the Deputy-Headteacher and the nurse; another 4 are due at its school, 2 kilometers from the Congo. Water! is a developing world crisis. But students get more excited about a soccer ball, THE African sport; help provide some go to our WISHLIST
After we provided costumes Karenga students competed in their National Contest, hoisting our Founder on their shoulders, an African gesture of profound gratitude. The whole community participated: strung beads, measured costumes, rehearsed dance and song, all under the elders direction. An especially good time to bring JOY, since Sudanese refugees trickle in from over the hill to become students.
The first nursery in this area has its doors open, classes are being held and its farm produces millet, maize, rice, bananas, papaya, oranges, lemons, beans; with chickens, rabbits, turkeys and ducks on it. A sceptic tank was just installed, BUT the teachers house needs finished and a road leading to the school .
A Daycare in Gulu, Northern Uganda begins; to be owned and managed by the "Little Sisters of Mary Immaculate Gulu". A collaborative effort with the Hilton Foundation. And Candace (our CEO-Founder) schlepped toys, books and stuffed animals friends purchased on our Wishlist, do the same, visit: Amazon wish list
Lotta Helping Hands till our Founder got Dorothy's legs there: her fancy schmancy new Wheelchair brought from NYC to within 6 miles of the Sudan border. She lives with a group of blind children and they all celebrate her new mobility, and their requested orange neon sunglasses, harder to find than the wheelchair:)
"Happy Cow Project" can't start if Maureen's lonely; cow whisperer says she needs a friend, or her escaping to neighbors, getting in cars, knocking down Vets and tick-removers and not accepting bulls will continue. No pregnancy, no milk. Cow models are to teach youth in a cow culture how to avoid Brucellosis (disease). Donate, buy Maureen a friend!
New toilets and showers for the staff and patients are being installed at a Leprosarium turned Health Clinic. Our Founder distracts a child from her injection for malaria.