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SOS Africa Beach Clean Up Day

09 Dec 2020

SOS Africa's Beach Clean Up Day
 
The world is becoming more and more aware of the devastating effects of plastic waste ending up in our beautiful oceans. So too, are our children. When one had the idea that together all the SOS Africa children would make a pretty big team to make a big difference, we agreed and set up a BEACH CLEAN UP DAY! 
 
SOS Africa's Beach Clean Up Day
 
In November we took all our children, staff and even some parents to Strand Beach. Our remarkable team totalled 80 enthusiastic and caring citizens just trying to make their world a better place.
 
SOS Africa's Beach Clean Up Day
 
Here is poem written by Nikki Tajiri best describing our day and the impact it has made... 
 
"If we make this about sacrifice 
If we make this about blame 
If we make this about fear
If we make this about hate 
Then we will lose 
 
If we make this about together 
If we make this fun 
If we make this about love 
Then we will WIN"
 
SOS Africa's Beach Clean Up Day
 
I think it's safe to say that as well as our children working very hard to collect every bit of waste big and small; they also made time to be silly and have a splash in the beautiful blue clean sea. Not to mention a worthy feast to fill those hungry tummies! 
 
SOS Africa's Beach Clean Up Day
 
A great big thank you to all the children, their parents and our staff for such a tremendous effort! You are all our heroes and we are inspired even more to make this world even better AND CLEANER for your bright futures. 
 
SOS Africa's Beach Clean Up Day
 
Also a special thanks to our talented photographer Helena for capturing the moments so perfectly, as always! 

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