[Image description: a group of boys dressed in white martial arts gis pose for a camera off to the right. The boy in the front is doing the center splits, the other boys are doing fight stances with their arms.]

Where the Money Goes: Etuti Youth Programs: Arts & Athletics

One day our friend from Etuti Institute, Ninos Haddad (standing left), took Quint and me to see a group of boys, about ages 6-14, who were training in martial arts at the Ashti IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) camp…. Read More

[Image description: several smiling children stand with their arms outstretched in front of them, waving at someone off camera.]

Our Visit to Ashti Camp – October 13, 2016

Yesterday was a day of unrelieved fun and joy. First we spent the morning with the most adorable and loving children imaginable at the Ashti IDP camp (Internationally Displaced Persons). These pics can’t capture the delight and excitement… Read More

[Image description: Father Chris sitting in a room behind his video camera. Three children are next to him, intently fixated on the video camera and Father Chris's explanations.]

Ashti Camp Visit – Photo Gallery

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A Visit To Etuti Institute

This is one of the participants from the Etuti Institute’s Fine Arts Workshop on Saturday. The children were asked to paint a memory from their childhood. She painted this picture of herself leaving Baghdeda. It is because of… Read More