Daily Archives: April 5, 2012

Slacklining in Belarus!

The Canadians were spread pretty wide today working on a variety of activities and projects.  I will cover a few here and the rest in a future post when I can get the pictures and stories from the others.

This morning Neil Matheson and Stephen MacKinnon met with the orphanage director and librarian to discuss the library and our on-going initiative.  Funds are raised by two schools, Lyn and Maple Ridge Pubic schools, through our “Reading for Excellence” Program.  Children in Canada are challenged to get sponsors to read as many books as they can in a set period of time.  This is a great opportunity to turn children into lifetime readers.  The money raised is used to buy library books for the orphanage.  This year $800 was raised.  Here is a picture of part of the library at the Chausy Orphanage.

Here are Stephen and Neil meeting with Vitalli (orphanage director) and Continue reading