Category Archives: 14A Girls Dance Troupe

Pay it forward in style!

Summer!  It is that time of the year when we fundraise for the 2013-2014 school year.  Your donations pay for academic scholarships for the 16 underprivileged girls in the i4a program this year.  We are also fundraising for the remedial … Continue reading

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Fast and Rewarding Progress: Super Volunteers Yves & Claire

Yves and I were excited about going to Mali last year, and to learn about Instruments4africa. As we had much experience teaching in French Immersion, we looked forward to contributing to a cause that would help children get an education, … Continue reading

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Opportunity Knocks

The coup in Mali on March 22, 2012 was devastating to the country.  The people of Mali are struggling but the attitudes toward life remain positive.  I have been so fortunate to make Mali my home since 2003 and learn … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Happy Dance

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Papa Noel

Ho ho ho!  Papa Noel came to the Jigeseme School in Sabalybougou this week!  Yves was the best Papa Noel ever, complete with candy cane tracksuit and belly like a bowl full of jelly!  The little ones were singing, happy … Continue reading

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Sense of Accomplishment

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