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Pancake Party for NESCO

from Peter Ferguson and Kellen O’Gara

Salutations compadres!

Back in the summer of 2009, Kellen O’Gara (’10) and I took a trip to Uganda to run a summer camp for a group called Nsambia Ex-Street Children Organization (NESCO), which was started by a man from Congo. We worked outside the capital city, Kampala, facilitating a camp that emphasized education and growth through the arts. We acted as guinea pig volunteers for an American non-governmental organization by submitting reports when we returned in order for them to begin a sponsorship of NESCO. Unfortunately, that sponsorship fell through but, on a grant from BC, Kellen and I are returning to Kampala in June to film a documentary in an effort to share the stories and show the solidarity of the children we were so lucky to work with. We hope to use the film and footage to promote the work of NESCO and eventually partner the organization with a high school in hope of creating a reciprocal relationship that can benefit both communities and improve NESCO’s financial stability. So we’re asking for people to come out to our Free Pancake Party for NESCO. Donations are encouraged with 100% of the proceeds go┬áto pay for food, tuition, and school supplies for the children organization.

I liked this so much that I went. Moon-martians are a sucker for pancakes

They cooked over 600 pancakes and about 150 people showed up to snack on some delicious chocolate chip pancakes.

ahh, the power of pancakes over a college kid’s tummy

i like it.