Monthly Archives: October 2007

8 10, 2007

Macquarie Bank Parcels

This year I was really touched by the interest that the big corporates took in our project. And not only did they support this with gifts but some of their people committed days of work as well. How humbling that support is. And how grateful I was for it. They worked so hard and achieved

8 10, 2007

A Stich in Time – A Year in Fact

My dear friend Winsome has done an amazing job over many months with her sewing machine. She has turned out more than 400 cloth bags, used by the children for carrying books and, well just about anything they turn their minds to actually. And she stitched up more than 150 cloth bags used as pencil

8 10, 2007

The Engine Room – My Volunteers

A week of dawn ’til dusk labour by all sorts of people see this project come together in the last week before the freight company collects the cartons. It is school holidays here so a few parents who came along to help brought their children with them. Some had sorting and packaging tasks which soon

8 10, 2007

2007 Sri Lanka Project – Amazing Giving

This year we are sending more packages to the orphanages in Sri Lanka. And this time around we received a remarkable amount of gifts and support from all sorts of folk, including large companies and institutions. At the other end of the scale individuals have been working all year on sewing and creating gifts. A

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