In May this year (gosh that has gone fast!) we were fortunate enough to go to Vanuatu again. This time for a week, this time to do what I have dreamt of doing for a looong time! We made a difference to some lives.
How fortunate are we to live in this country? To have food, water and shelter. For our children to go to schools and experience new activities.
I have always loved my fortunate life, and always felt very blessed. I wanted to share this and Vanuatu was the place to do it. We went to a nearby school and had the pleasure of meeting two sponsor girls. Winnie and Grace are around our girls ages and have been writing letters back and forth since. It is a wonderful learning experience for our girls, and a positive for Winnie and Grace.
Here are the 4 girls:
While at the school the principal (Daniel) let us know that there were many, many more children like Winnie and Grace who need help. It is only $80 per year to keep a little person in school (kindy is a bit more). This is what we happily pay for a dinner out. Gosh, what can we do?
We decided to ask for help, to be a voice for these little guys. We are asking for YOU to help us. Do you have $80? Would you like to use it to make a difference in a persons life? This isn’t any ongoing deal, it can be a one off.
The reason we choose to do this over a sponsor child was that we had been looking for some time to find a child to help. It was almost impossible to find two girls our daughters ages, and in a country that was easily accessible. So, once again Vanuatu was the place to do this.
Our plan is to see these little girls grow up, to share their lives through letters and visits. We hope one day that they might even like to come to Australia for a visit, how amazing would that be?
While on our holiday I was blown away at the learning experience this gave my girls. They asked if they could go into town and buy the girls some gifts. And they realised that the girls didn’t need lollies/stickers etc they needed school bags, pencils and drink bottles. The look on all 4 girls faces as gifts were exchanged made me cry proud, emotional tears. WOW!!
So, would you like to help us help others? You don’t go through my business to do this, I am just a voice to get the question out there. Please email me email@example.com and I can forward your enquiry onto Daniel the principal. He will then let you know where to go from there. Just be sure to choose one of these little faces:
Sepeda; 7 years in Grade One: now sponsored!
Angelina; 7 years in Grade One: now sponsored!
Ricky; 7 years in Grade One: now sponsored!
Selina; 7 years in Grade One: now sponsored!
Joelyn; 8 years in Grade Two:now sponsored
Cicilia; 8 years in Grade Two:now sponsored
Doreen; 8 years in Grade Two: now sponsored!
Jelsia; 9 years in Grade Two: now sponsored!
Lucy; 10 years in Grade Two: now sponsored!
Morris; 7 years in Grade One (this little guy wasn’t going to school very often due to lack of clothing!). We got him some uniforms and hope he now attends more often now sponsored!
Billy; 10 years in Grade Three: now sponsored
Roslyn; 10 years in Grade Three:
Kelanyi; 5 years in Kindy (and very shy): now sponsored!