Thank you to everyone in Woodford International School Solomon Islands for these drawings.
We all wish for Peace because we want all the Countries to be united as one.
We all wish for Peace because there shouldn’t be only war in the World.
Both these wonderful drawings have been done by grade 6 girls.
“I will explain a little what the girls have drawn.
The canoe in the picture is a means of transport they use here in the Solomon Islands. Long time ago people would visit other islands in their canoes. If the canoe had a Nguzu Nguzu (which is a symbol of the Solomon Islands)on the front holding a scull, the people came for war. If the Nguzu Nguzu was carrying a dove, they came in peace. The canoe on the picture has a Nguzu Nguzu on the front holding a dove.
In the other picture the Nguzu Nguzu is carrying a dove in the colours of the Solomon Island flag and the background represents the Solomon Island flag as well.” Barbara Vollrath IB Coordinator
Thank you to the students from The School of St. Jude in Tanzania for this wonderful drawing and also to Tara Crowe for organising the project in this school. Great work by everyone.
The students’ wish for peace: We all wish for peace because in times of peace children have the opportunity to play, learn and develop as all children should.
In 2002 a young lady, Gemma Rice (now Gemma Sisia), from a sheep farm in Australia, opened a small school in Northern Tanzania with the help of her family, friends and local Rotary Club.
Gemma had inherited the passion and zeal from her ancestor, Edmund Rice (founder of the Christian Brothers movement)
Tanzanian Flag Meaning:
The green stripe symbolises agriculture and the fertility of the land. The black represents the citizens of Tanzania. The blue stripe stands for the Indian Ocean which is on Tanzania’s eastern coastline, and the yellow stripe represents the country’s mineral wealth.
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