Due to COVID-19 and the impact that it is having on livelihoods, many families’ household income has drastically reduced, making it difficult to feed their families. In Zimbabwe, this has led to a nationwide food crisis as many households now cannot afford the basic necessities. With the help of donations from our generous travelers, Grand… Read more »
Month: August 2020
Australian Wildfire Relief Update: Koala Rescue
Last winter, before the world’s attention turned to the coronavirus pandemic, our eyes were on Australia as wildfires raged throughout the country. Native Aussie David Thomas, a Worldwide Contractor for O.A.T., visited the island to personally assess the need and determine how best to help. Grand Circle Foundation donated $25,000 to aid the people and… Read more »
Remote learning at Sinamune Disabled Orchestra
In 1992, Maestro Edgar Augusto Palacios, together with his wife Marcia and daughter Ada, founded the Sinamune Disabled Children’s Orchestra. A national music system for special-needs people (mostly children and young adults), Sinamune was created by the Cultural Foundation “Edgar Palacios” to help students overcome mental and visual challenges to develop the motor skills needed… Read more »
Victoria Falls – Masks for all!
Thanks to a generous donation from Grand Circle Foundation donors , 500 face masks were sewn and purchased from the “Vic Falls Masks for All” sewing group in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. At the onset of Covid-19 and the rapid decline in visitor numbers, sewers who had jobs that relied on tourism shops decided to start… Read more »