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Juba Juba - Clowns in South Sudan

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Juba Juba - As the story goes, when the first Native Americans caught a train, they rested for a few days when they reached their destination. When asked why, they replied, "We are waiting for our souls to arrive". Such was my experience in South Sudan, I waited over a week for my soul to arrive in Swaziland. 

Update from South Sudan...

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Juba, South Sudan, 21 September 2014 - I'm on a CWB tour in the Free State (South Africa) when I get the email from CWB USA. 'Hey, are you available to go to South Sudan in two weeks?'

Wonderful feedback from Playtime Antics tour in Eastern Cape

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, 24 August, 2014 - Playtime Antics is back on the road with another tour in collaboration with FTH:K to provide access to arts for children with disabilities. Funded by RMB Fund and Europcar, our artists have been performing for Deaf and Hearing children as well as those with other mental disabilities. Here is a beautiful letter from one of the schools where we recently performed:

"Wow, wow, wow!!!

Update from Project Imbokodo

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Verulam, Durban, 20 August 2014 - The Project Imbokodo is a smash hit! 

We just finished the second week...three more exciting weeks to go!

Sinovuyo Caring Families Project Update!

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The Sinovuyo Caring Families Project has had a very exciting year so far!

We have been working in both Khayelitsha and Nyanga, with our research and facilitation teams showing such dedication when it comes to reaching out to vulnerable parents.

In sum, we have enrolled 269 parents into the study – a great achievement!

Sinovuyo Teens Programme - Training of Trainers

Check out our first update from the Sinovuyo Caring Families Teen Programme in King Williams Town, Eastern Cape funded by UNICEF South Africa!

Project Free Your Mind - Update from Kenya

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Nairobi, Kenya – No! Nobody needs permission to have fun!

Sowing seeds in fertile soil - Update from Mpumalanga

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Mpumalanga, South Africa – Once more I had the privilege of being part of one of Clowns Without Borders South Africa’s most exciting activities: capacity building for local organisations. This time the region would be closer to my home country Swaziland, it was in Mpumalanga South Africa. As part of the SA Lotto funded Project Njabulo, Annabel Morgan and I were working with Childline Mpumalanga in Tsuvulani, Dwarsloop, and with the South African Medical Expedition (SAME) and Children’s Eco Training (CET) in the Sigagule community in Acornhoek.

The Elders of Our Story Your Story

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Nyanga, Cape Town - Our last session of Our Story Your Story with the elders from Ikamva Labantu (www.ikamva.com) was extraordinary. So, instead of blathering on about myself, here’s a snapshot of the stories that they will be sharing in our performance.

The first is from a woman named Khuselwa: