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Adventists in Moldova conduct a health exhibition for orphans with special needs

Teaching staff said they appreciated the event, but most of all, the genuine love for the children.

Adventists in Moldova conduct a health exhibition for orphans with special needs

[Photo courtesy of the Euro-Asia division]

 On November 27, Seventh-day Adventists in Tiraspol, Moldova, conducted a health exhibition for orphans with special needs in the country. The team of volunteers served the children and was highly appreciated for their service. 

The 75 children who attended were divided into teams, with each team having its own color. Throughout the day the teams visited 5 stands, which were set up in a gymnasium. The "NUTRITION" stand was devoted to useful and harmful food. At the "WATER" stand, children learned about the kind of water and quantity they need to drink. Organizers of the "SUN" stand spoke about the advantages and hazards of sunlight. At the "RECREATION" stand, the children learned about various types of recreation, interesting facts about animals and how much sleep they should get each night. The children liked the fifth stand most of all because of the fun entertainment and games with a cheerful "Droplet".

At each stand, children learned important rules that will help them stay healthy. There was an instructor for each team, and some instructors themselves took an active part in the exhibition. Each child involved received a "knot in handkerchief", a remembrance of the important facts about water and healthy food. At the end of the event all participants sang the "Orange Sky" song in sign language.

Happy children said "Thank you!" in sign language and went to their rooms with balloons. The teaching staff appreciated the event, the well-coordinated work of the team, the serious attitude, and, most importantly, the genuine love for the children. They invited volunteers from the Adventist Church to visit them again and organize new events.