Moose’s Diary: Day 5 (Thursday)

Hi, Kids! Today I’ve got to tell you about the slums. Jaymes took me to the highest point in CBC so we could get a good look at the houses around us. They are different from our houses because ours are all spaced out and here in Brazil they are all squashed together....

Moose’s Diary: Day 4 (Wednesday)

Hey, Heartland Kids! Today was our fourth day in Brazil, I’m a bit tired because we’ve been working really hard, but I’m not as homesick as I was yesterday. We are really busy working on the gym. Denzel is teaching Mr. Barton to weld. He has a special machine and a...

Moose’s Diary: Day 3 (Tuesday)

Hey Heartland Kids, Bon gee ah! That means Good Morning in Portuguese! Sorry, Mrs. White,  I don’t know how to write it properly yet but that’s the way it sounds when the people here say it. I miss you all very much. I’ve been so busy learning about CBC that I’ve...

Moose’s Diary: Day 2 (Monday)

Hey kids, it’s Moose here again. Today I’m going to show you around the CBC project. Here’s a picture of me in bed this morning. Can you see my mosquito net?     Today is a school day and at 8.00am the children come into the program. This is the front gate, and as...

Moose’s Diary: Day 1 (Sunday)

I woke up to a very unusual sound this morning: it was a rooster crowing loudly just over the other side of the wall! The sunshine was streaming in the windows, and I could hear that people were already up and about. I got a bit confused when I saw I was trapped in a...