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Our first event on Sand!

17 June 2015, Benin

Today was unlike any other Saturday event we have had. There is only one word to describe the difference…SAND! Officially I’m calling what we did today beach tag rugby. Even though we were there to teach the kids the skills they need to play the game, running on the sand was a skill we all […]


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“The biggest Man in this world, was once a baby” Bob Marley.

17 June 2015, Benin

Today we visited Complexe Scolaire Sike, a school in Benin. Once again we were reminded of just how important it is to guide the youth and positively reinforce the minds of future generations. We always give pens and stationary to those who need it, but every now and then we open for the floor for […]


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Ganvie: a City built on stilts.

17 June 2015, Benin

There is a story in Benin. A story from a time when slavery was at its peak. A story that tells of a great voodoo spirit who saw what was happening to the people on the land, and decided to blow some of them out into the sea to protect them from slavers. This is […]


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Hello Benin.

17 June 2015, Benin

Formerly known as Dahomey, this beautiful country, as well as being our home for the week, is also home to 10.3 Million other souls and the official language they speak is French. The first thing you notice is what looks like very colourful motorbike gangs! Upon closer inspection, you see that they are not gangs […]