Year 5 and 6 students from Londonderry Public School had a visit from Hawkesbury's 'Helping Hands' organisation. Linda the founder of Helping Hands was able to tell the students and the community a bit about what they do to help homeless people and other people in need. The Helping Hands van came to school too and spoke to the students about the organisation and gave them a chance to ask … [Read more...]
SEAT for Solomons
I met with Year 5 students of Hills Grammar School in Kenthurst this week to be handed a beautifully decorated SEAT to be sent to the school community of Gilbert Camp, Solomon Islands. They also filled my car with the remaining books, stationery and other donations to add to their already massive contribution to a shipping container leaving Sydney in a month! Read more: … [Read more...]
Thanks St George Leagues Club!
Year 6 students from Penshurst Public School have just installed an exhibition of their beautifully decorated SEATs into a display case in the foyer of the St George Leagues Club. They look fabulous! 3 SEATs were sold before the students even got there! They are hoping that all the thoughtfully decorated little stools will find a home by the end of the exhibition. They are on display until 1st … [Read more...]
A Letter from Haiti
Dear children of the Canberra Montessori School and S.E.A.T Project. Paradis des Indiens and I thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the little stools you sent to us all the way from Australia. The children of Abricots and I are very appreciative of your solidary toward us especially after the terrible ordeal hurricane Matthew left behind last year. The little stools will go in our … [Read more...]
SEAT for marginalised women in Nepal.
Royal North Shore Hospital School’s SEAT auction raised over $1300 to donate to the ‘Seven Women Project’, who empower marginalised women in Nepal through education, skills training and income generation. With the generous support of Dirk Chinchen, students of the Royal North Shore Hospital School from Kindergarten to Year 12 have had the opportunity to experience the S.E.A.T Project, becoming … [Read more...]
Gifts to Haiti
Students from the Montessori School in Canberra discussed how organisations can "pay it forward" and how they might make a difference to a community on the other side of the world. After working through the S.E.A.T lessons on their personal gifts, philanthropic action and global awareness, students decided to gift their SEATs to the children of Paradis des Indiens, a school community in Haiti. … [Read more...]