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Entries Tagged as 'Caring and Sharing'

Today is National Bandana Day…

October 12th, 2015 · 2 Comments

A day that is deeply significant to South Africans far and wide… Bandana Day is the day that South African’s wear bandanas in support of the very important work that the Sunflower Fund does… to raise awareness for the National Bone Marrow Register. This is a big deal, it is a real life saver for […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Caring and Sharing · Home Truths

Just Taking a Week Off School to Volunteer…

October 9th, 2015 · 8 Comments

So we made it through the first quarter of our school year – completely… reading done, math done and language arts. I know, good job and all that… (I won’t mention the science kits that remained unopened, the journals that are somewhat off the pace… and the one child that simply refuses to read anything […]

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Tags: Caring and Sharing · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Ways to Get Involved in the GreenPop Treevolution…

September 9th, 2015 · 2 Comments

So I wrote an entire series about my trip to Zambia with Greenpop and before that I have blogged about planting days and weekends away with them and suchlike… and many folk have been saying: “We would like to do that…” “We would love to join in…” and so this post is really a how […]

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Tags: Caring and Sharing · Outings · Zambia

Se7en + 1 Join SanParks for Madiba Day…

July 21st, 2015 · 19 Comments

This past Friday we were joining some our friends from SanParks to paint a mural on a school in Tafelsig, as part of the Madiba Day Celebrations. Madiba Day is a big day for most South Africans as folk from all over the country gather together to spend 67 minutes doing something uplifting. Earlier this […]

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Tags: Caring and Sharing · Outings · Saturday Spot

Se7en + 1 Help to Plant an Urban Park with GreenPop…

June 21st, 2015 · 8 Comments

Two weeks from now I won’t be sitting at my desk writing a blog post… I will have traveled across Southern Africa and will settling into a week of working in Zambia with Greenpop. Exciting times indeed. This past week our family joined the Greenpop team and helped to create an urban park, on what […]

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Tags: Caring and Sharing · Saturday Spot

World Book Day And A HeartWarming Story…

April 25th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Once a year on World Book Giving Day we initiate a project with our readers to create a library for a school or community in need in our area. It has turned out to be a fantastic project and one that we look forward to. It is exciting for all of us to call for […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Caring and Sharing

Human Right’s Day in South Africa…

March 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Saturday was a truly South African national holiday, Human Right’s Day. On the one hand it is a day set aside to commemorate the Sharpville Massacre in 1960 and on the other hand it is the day that South Africans celebrate the arrival of a new Bill of Rights in 1997. And this typical of […]

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Tags: Caring and Sharing · Thoughtful Thursdays