GUINEA KIDS BENEFIT CONCERT!!

÷÷÷÷÷÷÷ SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18th, 20084-6pm(Showtime 4:30pm)Immanuel Lutheran Church Parish Hall1215 Thomas Street, Seattle, WA 98109 RSVP at: “>http://gkef-concert-08-emailinvite.eventbrite.com/?invite=Nzk1OTUvbWFyaXNzYWRhbmNpbmdAZ21haWwuY29tLzA%3D%0A ÷÷÷÷÷÷÷

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Great Dancing Video Clips!

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8339496127541613112 These video clips of dancing begin with the most adorable kids dancing in their village on Tabaski (holiday) and continues with a Christmas eve performance by a professional dance company. Knock your socks off dancing!

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The Classroom Foundations Built

These photos are of the 3 new classroom foundations that have been built at Groupe Scolaire Sabadou with the money that Guinea Kids Education Fund provided. A goal of this year’s Guinea Kids Benefit Concert will be to raise the money to complete these classrooms. Please attend this worthwhile and fun fundraiser on October 18th, [...]

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Photos of Guinea Kids Beneficiaries

These are all photos of the students that Guinea Kids Education Fund is supporting to attend school! And all the clothes and school supplies we are providing also! 19 out of 20 students passed their end of the year compositions and all are receiving summer tutoring as well, thanks to the money raised at last [...]

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Guinea Kids Benefit Concert

To benefit Guinea Kids Education Fund supporting children’s education in Guinea, West Africa ÷÷÷÷÷÷÷ • West African Music and Dance • Master drummer from Guinea, Karim Koumbassa and friends • New Discovery School World Dance Classes ÷÷÷÷÷÷÷ SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18th, 2008 4-6pm (Showtime 4:30pm) Immanuel Lutheran Church Parish Hall 1215 Thomas Street, Seattle, WA 98109 [...]

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A Taste of Guinea Soiree

In July and August we held two Taste of Guinea Soirees to celebrate the 2007-2008 Guinea trip with Karim Koumbassa and to raise awareness about Guinea and the fundraising work that Guinea Kids Education Fund is doing. We had live Guinean music and dance, we ate yummy African fare Guinean-style (all around large platters with [...]

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Video Footage of Dec. 2007 visit to Groupe Scholaire Sabadou

Finally, I am posting a link to take a look at my visit to the school, Groupe Scholaire Sabadou. The video footage is quite long and is mainly us touring the empty school (the students were on break), but if you click ahead to 32:00, you will find the part where Sarah Lee Koumbassa is [...]

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Update on the students and construction at Groupe Scolaire Sabadou

According to Alya Koumbassa, our project manager in Conakry, Guinea, all 20 students are attending school everyday fully-equipped, clothed, and shoed. Alya visits the school nearly everyday to check on the scholarship students. He has also created a surplus of supplies such as notebooks, pencils, rulers, etc. for the children in case any student needs [...]

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Guinea Kids Fundraising Committee

Last weekend we had the first meeting of the Guinea Kids Fundraising Committee! This newly forming committee was a natural progression after the trip to Guinea. So many of the 20 Americans who went to Guinea have been profoundly touched by this place and its people. Since returning, we all have been constantly talking about [...]

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Art Project Time: What can I say, I’m a preschool teacher.

In these photos, the Koumbassa children are creating the beginning of an art project that I hope will raise money to fund a library for the Sabadou School. My idea is for the children at New Discovery School to finish the art work, compile the art and photos into a calendar and sell it as [...]

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