2017 Kapalpal Primary School Camp

Our camp for 2017 was held from 5th – 8th of April (Wednesday – Saturday). 165 children attended from grades 1-6 which was 45 kids more than the largest number that we expected to show up! Straight away we were under the pump as we had only brought provisions for 120! However as you quickly…

Donated Playground Surprise

The students and teachers of Kapalpal school have been on holidays and returned to the school year on Monday 13 February 2017. Over the January break a few volunteers were able to install some playground equipment that a local Australian council donated to the school. As you can imagine, the logistics of getting the equipment picked up, transported to the…

Excited smiling faces – Our Trip

We took off with the dirt roads causing dust behind us, and as we drove past lush green vegetation, as children and families waved and called hello. There was lots of laughter, photos and video that was taken, until 30 minutes later we stopped at the main town of Lenekal to stock up on fresh…

Food Assistance at Kapalpal School

`In the wake of Cyclone Pam back in March 2015, Tanna was devastated. Aside from one or two of Vanuatu’s really small islands which also were directly in Pam’s path, Tanna fared worst. Mauled by the 280-kph winds, Tanna was stripped bare of vegetation. Most villagers lost their homes. Worse, their food was all ripped…

Tragic Loss

Bethezer has lost a close friend in a tragic, work-related accident in Brisbane, Australia. Brother Chris Powell was a long-time supporter of the Kapalpal School on the island of Tanna, in Vanuatu. A man with a big and generous heart, he felt very strongly about and was involved in the work of educating and helping…