Daily Archives: November 4, 2013

Creativity and Culture for the Chausy Kids!

As part of our Fall delegation, CAC Director Stephen MacKinnon once again returned to work with the children at the Chausy Orphanage.  Stephen is a past recipient of the Prime Ministers award for teaching here in Canada and over the past several years has put his skills to excellent use helping these children.  He set the groundwork for the development of a fourth Yearbook for the orphanage school and got them to start the process of taking school photos along with capturing pictures and memories to be published.

Another highlight of Stephen’s visits is the creation of videos by the students.  This Fall it was Karina, a talented singer and dancer at the orphanage, who took up the challenge and created a documentary about a new student at the orphanage.  Every trip the quality and creativity of the videos improves and this was the best one yet!  Here is Karina working with Stephen while another student, Ilya, looks on.


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