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Mr. Barra, principal of the
Mr. Barra quoted Susanne, their benefactor, as saying, "The only way you can recipocrate is by working hard to help the children. Mr. Barra said he hopes "Susanne keeps coming."
"We are thankful to all those who provided 16 computers, and fixed the network, internet, air conditioning and our electricity by providing us with a metre that has solved our problem," he said. Talking about constraints, he drew their attention to their heavy rent and that they need consideration.
Susanne Petersen, leading 14 other potential donors, said in her address, "You have become part of my life and family. When I get letters for rent, I become disappointed. Young people should not sit and wait for their sponsors but to do something - be creative," she said. She said it is better to teach a man to fish than give him fish every day. "If you want me to continue this job, you have to help me," Susanne said. She urged them to put their hands together and work harder. "Remember it is not everybody that has this opportunity. The opportunity is out there to explore, don't wait." She said her friends see how the money is used they will go and find sponsors.
"They have great experiences," she said.
Susanne Petersen said the children need help, some of whom
have never been to school. "If they do well, I will continue they will give me
energy. I hope for a better