Monday, March 31, 2008

food water shelter art

A couple of weeks ago, food water shelter held a sale of donated art works at the Sydney College of the Arts Gallery in Rozelle in efforts to raise funds to build Kesho Leo Children's Village in Tanzania, East Africa.

The vibe at the exhibition was fantastic - the sun was shining, we were surrounded by beautiful contemporary artworks in a beautiful setting, and in the background we could hear the soft sounds of an african beat - a Sunday afternoon that could not have been better spent! The idea is inspiring.

Congratulations on a successful weekend, fws! bricks + cartwheels salutes you!

To find out more about fws and the wonderful work they do, click here.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

BLISS N ESO “Bullet and a Target” featuring the connections zulu choir.

In July 2007 Aussie Hip Hop group Bliss N Eso travelled to the most dire regions of South Africa with the Oaktree Foundation and MTV to shoot a documentary on Extreme Poverty.
The boys teamed up with the Connections Zulu Choir, a 21 piece Zulu choir from the Valley of a Thousand Hills in South Africa and recorded the track as well as the video.

bricks + cartwheels were blown away when we heard it. Pretty inspiring stuff!!
To view the video clip click here.

100% of the profits from the sale of this song are being donated to the Oaktree foundation to help aid poverty stricken communities in South Africa.

To find out more about the work of the Oaktree foundation and their new schools4schools program, a program that links schools in the developing world with schools in Australia through an innovative and interactive program, click here.
Great stuff!