Thursday, December 3, 2009

Christmas market . . .

Our church support a christmas market or rather a craft market, where preferable handmade items are for sale. A small amount of the income goes to the church for charity.

The community support a project for street children (abandoned children who live off the street ). The project is named Arendsnes, translated in English as Eagle's Nest. There the children are provided with a good meal per day, they are taught reading and writing, they can bath, and are skilled through different lessons. One of the ministers, Fanie Marais, teaches art classes. Some of these childrens' paintings made into cards, are sold at this market. Each painting bears the child's name on it. I bought the following painting of Heinrich K :

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