Tag: Kristina

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All kids are thriving!

All in all, the kids and the mamas seem to be doing really well. I am so happy to be here again and I can’t wait give you more updates on our work and how the kids are doing. In the coming weeks we will be joined by many other volunteers and we will start...

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Summer week one – welcome back!

Little Ebenezer with his grandmother’s sister, who is so proudto see how much he’s grown!  SO! Things have been crazy but fantastic for the last week, I finally have time to sit down and write a quick recap. The kids have, I swear, doubled in size since I was here in December – in a...

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Update from Kristina – This week at NK

Baby Peace is sitting up and eating solid food – where does the time go? I’m thrilled to say that I’ll be out there in just 11 days as another pair of hands – I can’t wait! Thanks Kristina for the updates, and thanks to our fabulous incoming Danish volunteers Stine and Peter for funding a significant...

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“Light Up The Night” – A Blazing Success!

It has been a long time coming, but finally on April 29th my gala dinner and silent auction for “Light Up The Night” (details) took place at at The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa in Victoria, BC.   “Light Up The Night”The evening proved to be a huge success; and thanks to the generosity of...

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With a Needle and Thread Great Things are Made

What started out as an idea has transformed my life and my home. When I decided I would return to Tanzania my mom suggested that over the Christmas holidays we make some dresses for the little girls at Nkoaranga. We went through all of her old sewing bins for scrapes of fabric and sent out...

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Our Christmas Tradition – Why does my family give?

I’m Kristina Alexander, the latest board member at The Small Things. I’m currently studying social work in Canada – and counting the days until I return to Tanzania next summer! Multitasking with David (left) and Ester – look how much they’ve grown! As far back as I can remember I have always wanted to go...

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