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September 1, 2008

Small changes to the project

Small changes to the structure of the project “My school bag”: Suzanne Pettigrew now holds the position of secretary. Her faith in the project and dynamism can only contribute positively. Welcome Suzanne! The project My school bag phone number is : 450.937.1711

August 24, 2008

A very sad announcement

Sunday, August 24th, 2008. It is with deep sadness and regret that we announce the death of our friend, Celestin Sebutama, former Mayor of Bujumbura who has helped us during the first two years of our mission. During this last year, our friend was acting and Counsellor for the Ambassy in Uganda. Celestin died during […]

July 10, 2008

The project is recognized as a charitable organization

FINALLY!!!! The project is recognized as a charitable organization. We can now provide its generous donators with receipts for income tax purposes. We THANK YOU for your patience.

June 30, 2008

Little gifts for donators

As a token of appreciation, Corinne Chatel would love to bring to each one of you, a gift. Indeed, she feels privileged to be the one present when the children receive their school bag filled with school material, uniform and hope for a better future. Since this is impossible, we carry a draw of 3 […]

June 10, 2008

Third Mission to Burundi – 2008

For the 3rd consecutive year, I went to Burundi, Africa where children and partners were awaiting. This third mission was once again a total success. More than 720 children will go to school with all the necessary supplies (uniform and school material). To faces on pictures are now names and stories. I am beginning to […]

April 19, 2008

Schools get involved

The 2008 fund raising campaign was successful. Loyal donators continue to make a big difference in the lives of many needy Burundian children. THANK YOU!!! Once again, the 6th graders of an elementary on the south shore, have demonstrated a lot of imagination, determination and an indescribable dynamism in order to make encore une fois, […]