March 11, 2023

Distribution of the October 2022's massive shipment. This was Carol's van and Phil Sawula's truck, both fully-loaded. See the albums > Projects > Shipping

  • three youngsters shyly hold up the clothing that they have chosen

March 10, 2023

Today marks the end of the quick shoe drive held in Aurora by Carol. Special thanks to all who delivered and to Shameela Shakeel and Stephanie Valiquette who offered their porches as drop off locations.

  • Carol stands behind four shipping bags full of shoes, thanks to friends in Aurora and Newmarket!

March 10, 2023

 More than 200 pairs of slides (called easy wear in Dekpor) were distributed to all the junior high school students!  

  • three smiling girls hold their new slide sandals

March 9, 2023

Linda and Abraham took 12  kids to Sogakope for dental treatment. It was Robert and Karin Haas who screened the students, saw the problems, and promised to pay for the treatments!  See more!

  • A student lays back in the reclining chair while the dentist looks in his mouth

March 8, 2023

Thank goodness for our electrician, previously sponsored student, Benjamin.  Today there was an emergency repair at Yia Town Toilet Facility #2.   Both the light pole and light required replacements! See the Step by Step album.

  • Benjamin is pictured at the very top of the light pole, replacing the solar light

March 5, 2023

A shipment distribution! These were the goods that left Carol's, in two van-loaded trips, on August 24th, 2022. Be sure to check the Project page for shipments!

March 3, 2023

Another 64  Kits4Girls were distributed after an educational session. Take a look! Again, we thank Christine Owen for her huge role!

  • teen girls peek into their gift bags
  • the contents of a kit spread out to see the underwear, facecloths, soap, pads, etc.
  • local nurse stands in front of the room of girls, sharing information about personal hygiene

March 3, 2023

Painting has begun! Huge undertaking! Yes, it was time to give a facelift to all of the buildings we have constructed! See the project page and album!

  • one of our former sponsored students is outside a classroom, painting the exterior wall

March 2, 2023

Tax receipts were issued--check your email!

March 1, 2023

Thanks to a donation from Susan and Tony Anderson, we are finally able to secure the roofs on all of the buildings we've constructed! A few months ago, we looked after all buildings on school campus, and today it was the Dekpor Central Shops that were reinforced! Yay for roofing nails! Find out more

  • two young men hammer in roofing nails on the roof of the dekpor central shops