Another Week Beyond – 1925

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Dear Friends, We continued our conversation with a group of boys about healthy relationships, sex and family planning (AWB – 1911). This time we offered biryani instead of burgers and 6 “older” youth showed up.  After dinner and a game of charades that got everyone laughing heartily, the youth were paired up; some with an adult volunteer.  Each pair was …

Another Week Beyond – 1924

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Dear friends, Last Friday, the youth from our Community Theatre Programme set foot into the Esplanade Theatre Studio for the first time.   They were checking out the venue as from 1 to 3 August 2018, they will be staging The Block Party, an original play there.  Although they had performed   at communal spaces in different neighbourhoods, being inside the theatre …

Another Week Beyond – 1923

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Dear Friends Sometimes, those who tell us that they are coming for a meeting or an event do not show up. As a result, we tend to get a little disappointed and even blame them for not honouring their word.  However, it would be apt to ask ourselves, “How have we contributed to this very situation that we are complaining …

Another Week Beyond – 1922

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Dear Friends Last Saturday, the Kampong Henderson Day concluded with Member of Parliament, Joan Pereira recognising students in the neighbourhood who had done well followed by a breaking of fast meal where I had the privilege of sitting next to a top executive from a multi-business company.  I am not mentioning his name as I have not told him that …