Posts made in July, 2017

A HUGE success

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in FAMILY | 0 comments

We had a VERY VERY successful yard sale on Saturday.

A HUGE thanks to all involved.
The success was the work of many people who donated items to sell. Lots of yogis and friends, neighbours and family.
As well as my good friend Colleen and nephew Nick who worked tirelessly from beginning to end. Sheila came twice. Dropped off in the morning, cleared up and took away in the afternoon!
It was a long but worthwhile day.
We earned $800+.
That will help with house repairs, gardens and Term 3 school fees.

And there will certainly be more yard sales ahead.
Please keep us in mind!

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Bullying Firsthand

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in FAMILY | 0 comments

Our Faziri had a very bad experience at school last week.
He experienced cruelty firsthand.
He was taunted, bullied and badly beaten by bullies at his school.Unknown-2

Faziri had to be taken to hospital by the principal.
We are glad to say that his wounds are not oe is not seriously hurt, but he is heart, self confidence and trust are deeply wounded by this cruelty.

We have expressed our desire for the perpetrators under go some sensitive training and the who school participate in anti bullying campaign.
Bullying needs to be stopped everywhere in the world in every context: schools, workplaces, families, on the internet.
Please join in anti-bullying education and campaigns where you live.

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Save the date! It’s July 15th 8:30 – 12:30

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in FAMILY | 0 comments

The date has been set.
Our next fundraising Yard Sale is on Saturday, July 15th from 8:30 to 12:30
in the carpark behind the house at 691 St Andrew’s Street.

Just 2 weeks away!

It will be our 6th summer yard sale.
We have many who donate quality re-saleable stuff.
We have a loyal following who come every year knowing there are good prices and good things to buy. Come join in the fun and grab some bargoons!

We are adding a cool Christmas-in-July section to our sale this time.
Some new Christmas crafts plus others to up-cycle.
Check it out!

All sales will benefit our family of 18 HIV orphan cousins in remote SW Uganda.

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Hostel, check!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017 in FAMILY | 0 comments

UnknownShahidu can check hostel off his list of things to do while registering for university.
He has found a place to live while studying.
It is close, safe, clean…perfect!
Late completing registration because of medical treatment on his legs, he has found many hostels are full or even overbooked.
Whew! a space was held for Shahidu.images

Now on to other things.
Tomorrow is another day. The last day.
Bravo, Shahidu! You’re almost there.

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