Hip, Hip Hurrah!


CBN is back in action, and the beginning of official spring, and the end of our short break has been kicked-off by the most marvellous generosity from Friends of Children’s Book Network in England.

Ten business people in Worthing on the south coast of England were drawn into a plan hatched by Roger McCartney (who has previously donated to CBN) and all immediately responded positively.

The result? A donation of just over R20 000 in CBN’s bank account, and a positive beginning to new plans and projects.

Their names will either be listed below or, quite likely, not – they are a modest bunch who seem to prefer to remain anonymous thus far. For us it is a wonderful affirmation of the work we do, as well as a practical means of carrying on doing it. We cannot thank them enough. It makes our hearts very happy – and it will make children happy too.

Thank you.

Image: One of our happiest moments (so far), this time with children from Red Hill informal settlement (just above Simon’s Town) who are making music for their own song using ringing rocks.

Photo Credit: CBN

Next workshop: On Heritage Weekend, 23rd September, in Stanford, W Cape.
Venue: the Butterfly Centre
Time: 10.00 – 12.30
Theme: the beginning of our next big project – My World
Place to look for reports of workshops: https://www.childrensbook.co.za/workshops/reports

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