Today was a new today for the Service Learning Group. Sadly, there were only 2 days left and we were trying to make the most of today. Happily, the kids came to AISM today and everyone was trying to show them to have a good time. We started off with a game, like any usual day. The game was a mixture of capture the flag … Continue reading The Simple Joys Of Making Friends
Today the International Development group went to Bairro de Chamanculo to visit one of our partners: “ASSCODECHA”. When we arrived, we were well received by the ASSCODECHA members who took us on a short tour around their center and gave us a brief overview of how they were organized and worked. After the tour, we were invited into a workshop room where we received a … Continue reading Becoming Open-Minded
by Anna E. Photos by Carolina C. and Bernardo M. Today, during the 3rd day of Service Learning, everybody knew what to do. We all knew we had a certain time limit and our work set out for us. During the way to Mafalala we made good time and when we got there, we realized that we had plenty of time to finish what we … Continue reading Great progress for Team Mafalala: Week 3
Today was very productive as I believe that we made something they could take home. We did 2 different activities. One activity was a very environmentally friendly as we made paper aeroplanes out of scrap paper, this activity helped the children to exercise hand motion as many of them are unable to do so. These problems may be caused by physical problems and cerebral development … Continue reading When Fun And Useful Go Together
It is one thing to read about the facts and statistics regarding heart disease from a book or a resource. It is another to learn about people diagnosed with the condition from the medics at ICOR. Casa Das Criancas provides the unique opportunity to the students at AISM to follow a child patient through the process of pre and post-surgery. Our goal is to learn … Continue reading Service Beyond Service Learning
The first Bioblitz of the year is at a secret, undisclosed location south of Boane featured some huge rare pachypodium (Kudu lilly) plants and a walk up to a small hill that looked as if it could harbour interesting wildlife. We would like to keep the plants safe so that is why the location needs to remain undisclosed. The rains had not yet arrived at … Continue reading Bioblitz kicks off with style!