Happy New Year! Graça, Minoca, Virginia, Anabela, and Little OfeitaThe kids enjoyed a great New Year’s celebration at the orfanato!
On New Year’s Eve there was dancing all night long
Canito, Jose, Isac Pequeno, Mena and Jordão on the new dorm steps.
while the band played for hours.
Gabriel, Felix, Silas, and Gil
There was sound system adjusting,
Ofeita, Dorcas, and Leonoracard playing,
Estela and Little Victorguarding,
Pilonte, Guard Mutilima, and Dionisioand more dancing (which never ended)!
NolitaSome people finally fell asleep right in the middle of it all on the ground outside
But others never went to bed.
SilasOn New Years morning all were up early for even more guitar playing and singing. (It’s hard to sleep in when the sun is bright and shining at 4:30am.)
Belson, VoVo, Dionisio, Leonora, Canito, Gil (w/guitar), and MerecidoThe chicken cooked,
By the way – this is how chicken is grilled over the fire here.the food was dished out,
Jeremias, Helder, and Martaand everyone happily consumed the New Years feast!
Marino, Ofeita, Minoca, Mena, Anabela, Canito, Jose, and Virginia.