First Hand Kids Team visits Phnom Penh

March 23 2011 First Hand had a fantastic trip to Cambodia at the end of March. Over the 3-day period the team visited 4 of the centres that we support there. The Riverkids, Neak Leong, The Missionaires of Charity and the Handicapped Centre. We took an incredible 400 kilos of donations with us to Phnom Penh. We went in a group of 14 people Р5 Adults and 9 children. The aim was for the Singapore Children to share some of their knowledge by holding Art/Craft workshops for the under privileged children in Phnom Penh. Before going all the children who were participating on the visit raised money to buy the art supplies, together with their class friends at their various schools. They also had to attend a workshop to practice the skills needed to run their own workshops in Phnom Penh. Many thanks to with Patricia Dinglestead at CIS for helping with this. The Art workshops went down incredibly well and all the children really enjoyed the painting and clay activities. We were all amazed how artistic the children were, and how much they appreciated the workshop. It was a perfect way for the Kids Team to get to know the children in the centers and be able to share something with them. We would definitely like to repeat these sessions with them. With the money raised by all 9 of the children from Singapore we were able to buy all the necessary art supplies for the trip and also to leave some behind so that they could repeat the activities. We also had money left over to provide...