Construction Progress of New Classrooms

Below are photos of the new classrooms including installations of the roof, windows and door. The wall of the old, small classroom was removed to make a larger classroom. Wiring has been installed in the classrooms the team has started putting cement on the walls.

For more photos from 2017, please visit the 2017 Photo Gallery.







Environmental Certificate and End of School Year Activities

The ministry in charge of national education and alphabetization with the ministry in charge of environment, of green economy and climate change have organized a competition at the national level about the management of plastics packages and waste in the primary schools. Our school has participated in that competition and has been awarded. The certificate appears in the gallery below as well as end of school year activities.

For more photos from 2017, please visit the 2017 Photo Gallery.








Stone by Stone – Building The Paradise Orphanage – June 2017 Newsletter

View Newsletter: Stone by Stone – Building The Paradise Orphanage – June 2017 Newsletter (PDF 11.6 MB)

Newsletter highlights include:

  • Indiegogo campaign
    We have launched our next Indiegogo crowd funding campaign to help raise the necessary funds for filming in Burkina Faso to meet the Sawadogos and the children of Paradise Orphanage…
  • Shipment to Burkina Faso
    We also foresee to visit in the fall the Ontario Christian Gleaners in Cambridge, Canada who have been sending their nourishing dehydrated soup to the orphanage…
  • Filming in Long Island, New York
    We are pleased to say we have completed two more days of filming…

Beautiful Handmade Shorts for the Children

This photo is of Corinne Franco and Howard Makofsky, the founder of Kaya’s Kids, Inc. Corrine has graciously produced beautiful shorts for the children at the Paradise Orphanage. She is also involved with Long Island Quilts for Kids in which they make dresses for Dress a Girl Around the World, quilts for seriously ill children, and shoes for children in Uganda through Sole Hope.

For more photos from 2017, please visit the 2017 Photo Gallery.