The SOS home ran so smoothly with eight children! I am trying to introduce some of the methods Elizabeth, the SOS mother in Namibia, used in her home to help mine run just as smoothly!
Follow Amanda’s personal journey as a mother to orphaned and abandoned children here:
Mon / May 11 / 2015
Sun / May 10 / 2015
Although I was halfway around the world, there were a lot of similarities between the SOS home and my own in Toronto. Raising children is universal.
Sat / May 09 / 2015
On my last night at the Village I decided to cook the SOS family a Canadian meal and dessert. But, it wasn’t as easy as it sounds.
Fri / May 08 / 2015
Daily activities are determined by the environment we live in. In Namibia, I noticed how the hot climate affected the family’s routine.
Thu / May 07 / 2015
My time in Namibia was such unique experience that I will never forget. I found myself inspired by the SOS children and wrote a song for them.
Tue / May 05 / 2015
When travelling to a new country, cultural differences are inevitable. But, there were a few things I was not prepared for!
Mon / May 04 / 2015
With a film crew documenting my experience, there is bound to be a few bloopers – especially when there’s a herd of cows roaming around.
Fri / May 01 / 2015
At the SOS Village, families work together. The children play together, they share toys, and the SOS moms look after each other’s children.