This centre originally discovered by Dave Mackie and has had an unbelievable transformation.
It is always exciting to see the progress at Umutara. This time, we had three doctors on hand to examine some children that needed extra help.
Dr. Prieur, Pediatric Neurologist and Drs. Wayne Church and Paulette Comeau helping some of the deaf children:
Thanks to Tessa’s family and friends who supported this basketball court. Tessa was 18 years old when she died of cancer and this is the 2nd basketball court in her memory. She was a basketball player.
Barbara Wade working with Eleveane the Head Teacher on the future needs of the school:
The vocational school funded by Georgia Knight is functioning well and training in welding has started:
Many of the buildings were upgraded by Gord and Kathy Bontje as anchor donors. Many partners came on board: The Lacombe Rotary, the Family of Dave Mackie, Sunshine Hills School, Rosedale Valley Strings and others.
Adults from the community who are deaf also come to the vocational school for training:
Thank you all very much for supporting Umutara, one of three deaf schools in the country.