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What a Morning !!

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:41 pm

Morning all,


We just arrived back from Groot Mier Primary School where we handed out the Christmas Presents. There is but just one word and that is that it was AWESOME and brought a tear to the eye to see how grateful the kids and teachers were and how appreciative.

On behalf of Kgalagadi Senior Management and myself I would like to thank all involved from the bottom of my heart for the effort and presents which we could have distribute between the kids, YOU ALL have certainly made a difference and put a long lasting smile on all the kids’ faces.

THANK YOU SO MUCH :clap: :clap: :clap:

Some pictures:

The School & Playground.
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The School:
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And then the HAPPY KIDS :k
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Much more to follow
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Re: What a Morning !!

Unread postby Scouter » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:55 pm

Thanks Jannie - cant wait to see more photos of the happy kids - thanks for the long drive out there and for playing Father Christmas :D
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Re: What a Morning !!

Unread postby Munchkin » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:12 pm

Scouter wrote:Thanks Jannie - cant wait to see more photos of the happy kids - thanks for the long drive out there and for playing Father Christmas :D


:thumbs_up: Ditto to what Scouter said.

Was wondering when the prezzies would be handed out.
Beeg thanks to all those involved with the organisation and management of the project and also to those that couriered up the prezzies. :gflower:

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Re: What a Morning !!

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:06 pm

Here we go.....

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I had to teach Stefan to hand out presents:

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Then we counted 1..2..3..and open up, it was total chaos in the hall:
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Then a word of thanks from the Head Boy:
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Through song the kids thanked all of you involved :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:46 pm

:cry: This was just too wonderful for words and made me realize how thankful I am for what I have. There was a story of one girl which brought tears to our eyes, and to know that you all have made a difference in her life. I don’t think I would tell the story as it would bring tears to your eyes and then onto the keyboard and the short circuit.

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And that was the day....
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Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:54 pm

Before I forget.

This was a FIRST FOR ME. It is some kind of training computer at the school whereby kids could go and learn basic computer skills. I was told it even can take pictures. :big_eyes:

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Re: What a Morning !!

Unread postby Scouter » Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:18 pm

Thanks so much Jannie - how gorgeous to see those happy smiling faces - was SO worth it :D

THANK YOU THANK YOU to EVERYONE that was involved with this project - those buying the presents, getting them up there and all your guys encouragement and help - you 'mites are just amazing :k :gflower:

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Re: What a Morning !!

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:40 pm

cute CUTE CUTE :dance: :dance: :dance:

without the story... the tears come :cry:
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Unread postby MATTHYS » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:48 pm

anne-marie wrote:without the story... the tears come :cry:

Ditto and thank you, KG and all :gflower:
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Unread postby Delene D » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:51 pm

Wonderful to see all those happy smiling faces and so appreciative. Thank you to all those involved. What struck me most was seeing that neat, tidy school. Brings tears to my eyes as well.
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Re: What a Morning !!

Unread postby Gandalf » Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:27 pm

Wow guys - the pictures say it all! The joy on their faces - makes one reflect on life's blessings.
Thanks to all those involved in making this special day happen for the kids. There must have been a lot of behind the scenes planning and organising - the kids smiles your reward. :gflower: :gflower: :gflower:

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Unread postby katydownunder » Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:18 pm

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Re: What a Morning !!

Unread postby granjan » Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:21 pm

My eyes are a bit damp, too!
Well done everyone and especially you and Vanessa, Jannie - and not forgetting Stefan! :clap: :clap:

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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Dec 08, 2012 5:59 am

those little faces say it all :thumbs_up:

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Re: What a Morning !!

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:33 am

:gflower: To all who were involved... in whatever capacity. :gflower:

Absolutely stunning to see the joy, total happiness and appreciation on each and every little face :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Well done in making this season what it must be..... the season of giving. :thumbs_up:
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