Children’s Museum and Live Concert

Today we visited the the Children Museum in Cairo. We had two programmes with young children from ages 6 to 12 years old. We split into two groups and had games and meditations for the children both outside and inside the building! Outside, we sat under a beautiful tree that was blossoming with pink flowers. …

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SOS Children’s Village

Today was our first official workshop on this tour. We went to both SOS Children’s Village and Fitra, a wellness organisation. With SOS Children’s Village we had two workshops, one for the children and one for the staff, followed by a concert for all. For the children we played games and took them through a …

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Busy Cairo

The first five days here in Egypt have merged from one to the other into a whirlwind of taxi rides, meetings, cafés, more meetings, train rides, phone calls, even more meetings, and finally our first unofficial workshop two days ago with 26 young people from AISEC, a youth organization in Alexandria. Basically, the usual routine …

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Visiting the Global Network for Rights and Development

On April the 15th, six member of our group went to the headquarters of the ‘Global Networks for Rights and Development’. We were approached by them after they saw our website, asking us to conduct a workshop for their staff and some of their volunteers. Most of the participant were women that had very inspiring …

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The weather today was incredible compared to the past three days. We finally had the sun above our heads! After the concert in the morning, we stayed at the Mahata Community Center, sponsored by Save The Children. We ran two parallel workshops with Save the Children staff members to show them the techniques of meditation …

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Back with Save The Children

Our past Jordan Tour was spent working with Save The Children, so we were excited to work with them again, as they are a NGO that does amazing and vital work here in Jordan. We took a bus, all our instruments and costumes to the Save The Children centre in Al Mfraq. We arrived at …

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Children’s Friends Center in Amman

We woke up bright and early to catch our bus to the Children’s Friends Center in Amman. This center specifically cares for children who come from abusive families, and as such, the children had noticeably different needs. Our first program was with a group of thirty children, all around 5 years old. Looking into the eyes …

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Amman Children’s Museum Programme

As our concert wasn’t to begin until 5pm, we were able to put extra effort into our song and dance rehearsals in the morning. Following a focused morning meditation we split into our respective acts and had several hours of practice. This turned out to be exactly what we needed because the venue we performed at was …

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Our first official concert, at Talbieh Camp

Our first official concert! At Talbieh Camp. The flat we are staying in is situated above a kindergarten and today we were invited to do a workshop with the children there. They were 4 and 5 years old and were adorable. The workshop started with some name and icebreaker games. To break up the monotony …

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Jordan, An inside view

Jordan is a unique country in the Middle East. After being here many times the contrast to other countries within the region is quite marked. Though the country is surrounded by unstable and collapsing regimes, new threats such as the Islamic state, and is an Arabic country that shares a border with Israel, it has …

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