Today the village of Chausy held a celebration. They have created a new park and are planting trees to honour families and citizens. A family that we provided water for last year was included as the outstanding family in the Chausy region for 2019. CAC was honoured to be included by the family and asked to attend with them. Here is Dave and our driver/interpreter Anna along with the family with 4 of their 6 children.
Dignitaries were also in attendance including the past
Today we were presented with a concert in our honour by the children of the Chausy Orphanage. It was a wonderful event and really showed off the talent of the children. This was an extra-curricular activity but the children put their heart and soul into it. This is an exciting time as the children know that every spring the Canadians arrive.
The concert was in the format of a story of Spring arriving with the Canadians,
Another very busy day. We spent half a day in Mogilev (capitol city of the region) where we are able to shop in larger stores to get what we needed for the school #1 library we are finishing as well as fixtures for a bathroom we are renovating for a young single mother. Here Cathy and Dave are picking out brightly coloured carpets for the library.
We also had wells drilled today at 2 more rural homes. Here one