Monthly Archives: April 2013

Chausy Gets a New Citizen!

What a fantastic day!  Unfortunately we had to unload a container this morning so part of the group did that while the rest got to attend the “Day of the Angel Party”.  This is a semi-annual party that is sponsored by the Brockville Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of the 1000 Islands.  It is a wonderful chance to celebrate the birthdays of these children labelled as “invalid” in this country.  Lots of games and entertainment as well.  Here one of the little girls showed how she could belt out a tune!


Some of the children participating Continue reading

First Container is Here and Unloaded!

A boy at the orphanage named Vlad is a champion Chess player and Mike McEachern decided to challenge him to a game.  They played on Mike’s iPad so I guess this gave Mike a “home court” advantage, but Vlad beat him anyway.  Mike managed to hang in for about 40 minutes so he was pretty pleased with his game!


The boys finished laying the laminate flooring in Anna’s living room and Continue reading

Fruits of our Labour!

Lots of different projects going on today so I will try to give you a flavour.  Stephen MacKinnon was working with a group of students on another video project, this time it will include some of the Canadians and it includes a tour of the orphanage.  Here Stephen is checking a shot with Yulia.


One of the girls who had graduated from the Chausy Orphanage and then went on to work at the orphanage is now Continue reading