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The Day Pre-school Opened

Celebrating children and education

Story by Alex Goodell June 4th, 2014

Today, after months and months of construction, Village Health Works opened its pre-school, one of the first in the area. Its opening was a big celebration, and different parts of the community came together to celebrate; many groups prepared dances or songs particularly for this event.

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While visitors from Bujumbura arrived, a crowd of community members gathered around the school.

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Village Health Works’s drumming group began dancing and making noise. Lots of noise.

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The local girls entered, and gave a spectacular dance to the beat of the drumming group

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The middle school students gave a recorder performance!

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The symbolic tape was cut, and kids and visitors entered the new pre-school!

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The celebration continued with traditional dancing and music!

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The children couldn’t have smiled wider if they tried…


Village Health Works believes that health and education are human rights.

Please visit us at villagehealthworks.org

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Footnote: Village Health Works believes that health and education are human rights. Please visit us at villagehealthworks.org