From 1 July 2018 ABCD: Arts Building Children’s Dreams (Australia) Inc. is a project of the Rotary Club of Mount Martha. Over the coming weeks and months we will be making significant updates to this website. Watch this space for some exciting developments!
ABCD Art Show – 15 Sept 2016
Visit our Art Show on the 15th September 2016 from 6.30 pm at SILVERSTONE VOLVO on 591 Doncaster Road, Doncaster. Art will be on display from both International and Local Schools. BOOKINGS ARE NOW OPEN AND IT’S FREE BOOK VIA: https://www.trybooking.com/220506
All Systems Go for Malawi
ABCD is all set and ready to go for the very first ABCD project at the All Angel’s Primary School in Senga Bay on the shores of Lake Malawi. As with all ABCD projects, strong partnerships will lay the foundation for the project. In this case we have the Rotary Club of Montrose as the […]
New Projects for 2014-15
Over the past few months we have been busy talking to lots of people and visiting places so that we can add to our list of outstanding projects in places of real need. We have projects of varying sizes and in various stages of development and readiness in Malawi, South Africa, Kenya and Sri Lanka – […]
Sri Lanka Here We Come!
This week our ABCD Board member Carl Jones is in Sri Lanka visiting some schools, an orphanage, a trade school for young people from juvenile courts, a couple of Rotary Clubs and some educational trusts – all in all a pretty busy week! Carl’s trip has been made a little busier by his would-be travelling […]
Rotary Club of Oakleigh
Some more great news… The Rotary Club of Oakleigh in Melbourne have adopted the St Andrews Primary School near Savusavu and have found sponsorship for 20 children – yippee…! All the schools around Savusavu on Vanua Levu have families facing similar problems; subsistence farming and limited employment and the bills still have to be paid […]
RC Bentleigh Moorabin Central
Lots of things have happened in our ABCD world over the past couple of weeks! First a big thank you to the Rotary Club of Bentleigh Moorabin Central and particularly President Alan Kempton for adopting the Nagigi Primary School near Savusavu on the island of Vanua Levu, Fiji. The club has sponsored 8 children to […]
Another ABCD Pre-school!
A team of volunteers from the Rotary Club of Geelong Central have just arrived on the Island of South Taveuni, Fiji, to build the second new ABCD pre-school on the island. They will be joined next week by a team of students from the Deakin University Global Citizenship Program. With the help of local volunteers […]
Gala Dinner for Lavena Schools Project
The very first ABCD Project was adopted by the Rotary Club of Templestowe (RCT), Melbourne, Australia. In late 2011 the Lavena Primary School was identified as a school with plenty of children in need and a head teacher and village chief that were determined to do something about it. Add the support from the Rotary […]
Just to let you know that we are in the middle of re-arranging, re-writing and generally playing around with the website to make it more relevant to how ABCD Australia is developing and to make it much easier for you the reader – thanks for visiting! If there is anything in particular you would like […]