We just heard from Bekkie (Field Coordinator) who tells us that the team is doing well. Marty, Aviva, Bekkie and the Medex went to the primary school this morning to give a health talk to about 100 students. In a few moments, Barry, Bekkie, and Karen will be going to the Secondary School. There are [...]
Dear Kulam Friends, Together with our partners Ve’ahavta (veahavta.org) and JDC (jdc.org) we’re thrilled to share the exciting news that our new school in Shumargie, Ethiopia is complete and students have started classes inside! Daniel our contractor delivered the project on time and on budget – something we rarely see in North America! On opening [...]
Just a short note to let you know that I just spoke with Bekkie and the team has just arrived in Wakapao. As you might imagine, they are quite tired after a long day of traveling which included a commercial flight, a bus ride, and several boat rides up the Essequibo and Pomeroon Rivers! Wakapao [...]
(Published in insidetoronto.com, March 24th, 2011) Excerpt: “I was just a slave,” Schrader, 35, said of her crack addiction. A desperate bid to escape crack drove her to Toronto. She lived at Covenant House, then found her own place to live. She had a child. Toronto Children’s Aid Society took her son at nine months [...]
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Recently, Ve’ahavta partnered with Holy Blossom Temple to distribute 700 Kinder Kits at the Bialek Rogozin School near Tel Aviv. A documentary about the school, called Strangers No More, won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject . Read about this in the article published by Haaretz.com on February 28th, 2011; Excerpt: The movie tells [...]