A series of tweets from the author JK Rowling as well as a number of thoughtful pieces regarding “voluntourism” have been making the rounds on social media as of late (August 2016).
One of the favorite breakfast meals at the Dream Home is bread with a delicious mix of sardines and spaghetti. The kids wash this down with a hot cup of Lipton (or similar) tea.
A celebration was held to celebrate the Dream Home being open for one year. It was a time to thank God, good neighbors, donors and workers for a year of dreaming again.
Every year the Vickrays Community Primary School organizes a field trip as part of their school program. This is done with the notion that “All work and no play, makes Jack a dull boy.” This acti
February brought visitors and gifts to the Dream Home children. They each received a shoe box from SENT Ministry. In those boxes were bathing soap, tooth brushes and paste and other items.
In 2015, Develop Africa (the parent organization of the Dream Home) was in the top 20% ranking of partners on GlobalGiving in
On Saturday the 9th of January the kids were blessed with a treat from Edwina and Yvette. This included a lunch treat at Francesca's in Brookfields and a trip to Family Kingdom (Lumley Beach).
Christel lives in Canada and was touched to hear that the children in the Dream Home have lost their parents. She made bracelets for them. The kids were delighted to receive them.
One of the challenges of supporting 22 orphans that reside in the Dream Home is providing nutritious meals. Nutritious meals are crucial for these children to grow up strong and be healthy adults.