Sherilynn with the some of the preschoolers at the Christmas Back Pack event.
Sherilynn holding babies at orphanage.
The Orphanage Crew.
Christmas Backpack Event: Life sized puppets perform funny skits about drinking clean water and the importance of sleeping under mosquito nets.
Elementary children at the backpack event.
Puppets performing a skit about the importance of hygiene (brushing your teeth).
Handing out backpacks to the high school kids.
Happy recipient of a backpack.
1st grade student who received a backpack.
The kids opening the gifts of clothes and shoes that were in the backpacks.
Modeling the new backpack!
A few girls from the International School of Ouagadougou volunteer program helping at the orphanage.
Backpacks were filled with clothes, a pair of shoes, school supplies and a toy.
2nd grader with backpack.
Orphanage façade before we built the screened in porch for the babies.
Completed screened-in porch.
The preschool we are building. It should be finished by Jan. 2009. It has 3 classrooms for up to 45 children per class, an office, storage, indoor bathrooms and small kitchenette.