Yesterday was culture night in Uppsala and my photo exhibit, Children of the Township. It was a success. There were a lot of visitors and I even managed to raise some money for the orphans’ schooling. But most importantly people got to see these amazing kids and know that they are there. Continue reading Kulturnatten was a success!
Here is a video of some of my favorite moments with the kids, singing, dancing and laughing… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tgak6_dSXsI&feature=youtu.be And here is a beautiful video Alicia made. It’s a bit long but really summarizes my experience well. Continue reading Breakin’ it Down in East London
So those of you who actually know me, know that my husband works in the family shoe store business here in Uppsala so while I was down in South Africa I noticed that many of the children, including the orphans, were in need of some new shoes. So I measured all the orphans feet one day Then I sent the measurements to Rasmus and the … Continue reading New Shoes for the Orphans!
So i’ve been home for about a month now and it really hasn’t been easy. I miss the kids like crazy. I’ve recieved some pictures and videos from the volunteers that are still down there and though it makes me happy to see them, it’s also incredibly difficult to watch videos of the kids saying how much they miss me. In happier news, I will … Continue reading Kulturnatten Uppsala 2014