On the morning of Art Day, the skies looked heavy and sure enough the rain came down in force. Nevertheless we went ahead and moved the whole shebang inside to classrooms at Makomu Secondary School! The art room where students did their drawings and painting was in one room, and the seating for families and […]
We were thrilled to see many of the ABCD families come out for Art Day celebrations. Part of the program for the day was the presentation to the families of the bags (kindly donated by Home Hardware in Mount Albert) filled with school supplies and other school life necessities. This year we gave out about […]
In preparation for our Art Day celebration a group of local mamas got together to prepare the food for about 100 guests! All cooked over fire behind one of their houses AND delivered hot to the school where we were hosting the ABCD families for our celebration. What a sight to see. Chicken, beef stew, […]
The art day celebration is traditionally held near the end of our trip to bring the ABCD families and students together for food, music, art and dancing. It is always a wonderful time of fellowship and laughter. This year was no different even though there were changes. The new location was at a local secondary […]
Don’t miss these two short videos taken on Art Day. In one, we hear the beautiful song of gratitude the mamas composed for ABCD. In the other, everybody enjoys a game of Simon Says.