Last three months of the year 2014 have become a time of tough test for our team.
Two of our workers were hit in a horrible car crash and were so much close to death. We've been praying for their lives all together and all our friends around the world were praying with us. This experience showed us that our safety and health are very important and we have to be helping each other in various situations.
Thanks to God and all people who were praying and helping us, our boys are recovered and came back to work. And our team have become a more solid group of good friends.
Last year, we have created new types of souvenirs made of felt and ceramics such as felt dolls, sneakers and ceramic plates.
We also wanted to finish this year with good memories, that's why we have elaborated and celebrated two new year tales for our children. We've invited ordinary people from Facebook to become a part of a magic team who played different fairy tales' roles and founda various sponsors to prepare sweet and useful presents.
We believe that whatever is happening to you or your friends and colleges, you have to support and back up each other.
Our new year is already started and there are a lot of necessary work to be done for the well-being of children with disabilities.
And we are definitely happy that you are a part of our international team!
It's been a great part of the year with a lot of work and fun :-)
We've been able to organize several crafts events both for people with and without disabilities. Our team have participated in various fairs and exhibitions such as Yabloko Family Festival, A child should live in a family, Unity festival and FourE. All these projects helped us to promote our work and find new partners and clients.
We've become an art partner for Alma Qala City Action. We have produced 500 ceramic apples which where distributed among participators of this event where every citizen was able to plant an appl tree on his own place. It was a great day and our little apples became a symbol of a green and friendly city :-)
We have hosted a group of young and enthusiastic Rotary members from Hong kong and very warm and kind music band from USA - Blended 328. Our children didn't need to know english language in order to understand the language of music and love.
One of the main achievement which we can be proud of is that our team was invited to conduct special art master classes in the capital of our country by the City Major. It's our victory and it would not be possible wihtout your constant support and belief in us.
We have many plans and we are glad that there are so many people around the world who pray for our children and wish to help us achieve all our goals.
Very soon we will be posting our new project - Hand Made Cafe creation and we will send additional information about it.
We believe that when a child makes a first step to live without constant pain (at least after our therapy procedures they feel much more better), he starts living a full life. That's why we decided to build a special Cafe where all people, regardless ability or disability, would be able to spend their time, organize parties and meet with friends :-)
We do believe that you will support us in every step we take and we really grateful for every help you make!
Spring greetings from sunny Almaty, my friends!
It's been a while but not enough to finish all our work :-)
New year has come to our foundation and we have started to draw new horizons for our team. We've set up some exciting goals and hope to have you around to tell you about those tasks and results :-)
Speaking about our achievements, I want to tell you that in February we have conducted first ever theatrical perfomance by children with and without disabilities on a special stage in the Museum of Kazakh traditional instruments.
It was such a warm and heart-to-heart performance, where children with disabilities totally forgot about their limits and felt like the stars with fans and gratitude.
It's become a beginning of the series of theatrical shows, where children with and without disabilities will be playing together, supporting each other and breaking all borders among people with the help of fairy-tales.
Together with the initiative group of Almaty businessmen, Alma-Qala, we have planted our world-wide known apples, maples, catalpas and other trees in the city. Selfie of students with the ceramic' apples that were made by our team, became one the most popular in Almaty Facebook :-)
We also participate in several artisan's fairs and exhibitions where our young trainers with disabilities where conducting their art master classes.
New year has come bringing hopes and ideas for the next 12 months.
And we are looking forward to achieve our new goals together with you, our kind friends, supporting our projects!
We are very excited to share our good news with you.
Our Mobile team of trainers with disabilities has participated in the National Festival of Kazakh Food among other craftmen and won a trip to one of the best mountain resort Maral Sai!
We are so grateful for this gift because it will be a great opportunity for our team to be together on vacation and also because it will be for the first time ever that our people could go anywhere they want :-)
We also happy to say that our therapy room works really well and already 30 children were able to have special therapy and relaxing massage.
All our achievements became possible because of your kind support and great hearts of many people around the world who decided to help our foundation in helping children with disabilities to overcome their pain and sadness by being in our Day-care center and interacting with other children.
Another great news for us came from GlobalGiving - we have became a Leader which means more opportunities for our children to be heard!
More exciting news to come!
Stay with us and thanks again for all your help!!!
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