Morning of Sharing at Bras Ouverts-Open Arms School in Ouidah

On Tuesday, 23 May 2017, Years 2 and 3 were invited back to the Bras Ouverts-Open Arms School for migrant children in Ouidah to see the repair of the ceiling which had been facilitated by proceeds from the School Fair.
It was a cultural morning of reacquaintance and sharing. A few E.I.S.children had planned a capoeira demonstration with visiting alumnus, Amado Carsky, and fellow capoeirsts and BOOA School sang and danced beautifully in return.
BOOA School sent us off on that day with many warm words of thanks and gratitude to now be able to stay cosy and dry in their classroom during rainy season.

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