Strategy and Plan

Posted in Projects on 8th December 2009

As mentioned in an earlier posting, our Advisory Panel meets annually to reflect on recent activities, review the ever-changing contexts of our work and to use a clinical focus to help steer our future direction. We now have a date set for our next meeting: Saturday... Read on

Project Bethlehem

Posted in Projects on 7th December 2009

The six-week skill-sharing project in Bethlehem has now ended and Liz Coombes and Hannah McCabe have returned safely to the UK. We can't thank them enough for the enormous investment they've made in the children of the SOS Village and School. The next stage of... Read on

News from Bethlehem 10

Posted in Blog on 3rd December 2009

Hannah: Our last few days are proving to be extremely busy as we continue to deliver sessions at the SOS School and in the Village. By now however, many of our trainees are able to lead the sessions by themselves which is great for us to see and reassures our... Read on

News from Bethlehem 9

Posted in Blog on 27th November 2009

This week has been very busy indeed. It is a Muslim holiday here at the moment, so the schools are closed until Tuesday next week. To compensate for missed days, we have made up some sessions over the past few days, and will be trying to ensure everything is tied... Read on

News from Bethlehem 8

Posted in Blog on 22nd November 2009

Hannah: Yesterday we celebrated the 60th birthday of the SOS organization and we had a great day! The children all went away for a picnic with the SOS school whilst at the village we gathered with the mothers, the aunts, all the people who work for SOS Bethlehem... Read on

News from Bethlehem 7

Posted in Blog on 19th November 2009

The weather is now well and truly British! The clear skies at night mean that it is quite chilly here now, and Hannah is feeling the lack of enough warm clothes! Fortunately, I bought a lovely warm shawl in Jerusalem and a couple of scarves, so may be able to... Read on

News from Bethlehem 6

Posted in Blog on 16th November 2009

Hannah: After a superb midway break in Jerusalem we are back at the SOS Village and eager to continue the project. Jerusalem is fantastic; we spent most our time in the old town which combines hundreds of market stalls with some of the most interesting and beautiful... Read on

Photos from Bethlehem

Posted in Blog on 16th November 2009

Paul, Liz, Claire and HannahLiz in a session at SOS schoolHannah plays clarinet in her free time at the Village.Here are - Bethlehem Sweets! Read on

News from Bethlehem 5

Posted in Blog on 14th November 2009

I cannot believe this last week has gone so quickly and we are almost half way through the project! We have had a great week of sessions at the village and in the school which Liz will go into further detail at the end of this blog! Having walked home from School... Read on

News from Bethlehem 4

Posted in Blog on 8th November 2009

It’s 8th November, a warm Sunday evening, and we’ve now completed the first week of Music as Therapy sessions. We’re very pleased with the way things are going, and are beginning to be able to use the individual styles of the trainees to inform the activities... Read on

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