Reflections on the visit by Ms Fiona Britten

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Reflections on the visit by Ms Fiona Britten

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Reflections by the Pencils for Africa Team after the visit by

Ms. Fiona Britten, Chair of the Pencils for Africa Executive Board

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Nicolas, Editor-in-Chief

Thank you so much for coming in to check on our group, and to talk to us!

I had a really great time chatting with you and learning about your background.

I also really appreciated you coming to our cookie and lemonade sale! It is a really fun and enjoyable experience and I’m glad that you decided to come.

My favorite part about your visit was when you talked about your Australian background.

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Sydney Opera House where Ms Britten was married

It was really interesting to find out that you were married in the Sydney Opera House!

I didn’t even know that you could get married there! I think that Australia is such a beautiful place, and I have always wanted to visit to see the great sights.

I, along with the others in PFA, also enjoyed telling you about the various things that we were doing and what the next steps were in the processes of those campaigns.

It was really great to get you caught up on all of our work that we have been doing.

Overall, I am really excited that you are connected with PFA, and I cannot wait to work with you more in the future.

Thank You,

Nicolas

I am really excited that you are connected with Pencils for Africa, and I cannot wait to work with you more in the future.

— Nicolas

Colin

Colin, Deputy Editor

 

I am very happy that Ms. Britten has joined the Pencils for Africa community.

She grew up in Australia and knows many different languages, which will help us to become a more global organization.

Her story is very inspiring and I hope that we will do a lot of work with her in the future.

Ms. Britten’s story is very inspiring and I hope that we will do a lot of work with her in the future.

— Colin

Carly

Carly, Assistant Editor

I really enjoyed the meeting with Ms. Britten and loved hearing what she sees for the Pencils for Africa organization in the future.

I found her very inspiring and a great role model.

Ms. Britten’s interest in School for Life Foundation has given her the insight as to what the needs are for organizations like Pencils for Africa to move ahead.

I look forward to her checking in on us in the future to keep us on our toes.

Ms. Britten’s interest in School for Life gave her insight as to what the needs are for organizations like PFA to move ahead.

— Carly

CharlottePFACharlotte, Assistant Editor

I really enjoyed the meeting with Ms. Britten and loved hearing what she sees for the Pencils for Africa organization in the future.

I found her very inspiring and a great role model.

It is amazing how she helped the School for Life Foundation grow, and is now helping us grow as an organization.

I can’t wait to work with her on future projects.

I found Ms. Britten very inspiring and a great role model.

It is amazing how she helped the School for Life Foundation grow, and is now helping us grow as an organization.

— Charlotte

BenBen, Assistant Editor

Ms. Britten is a very considerate person by coming and seeing what we were doing at Pencils for Africa. I was very excited to share my thoughts and what we were doing at PFA. She seemed very into the program and what we said about Unscramble for Africa and the PFA Film Festival program. I am happy to see that she was very excited about what I have learned while being part of the PFA group. I hope we have more visitors like her in the future, and that she continues on to help our organization’s future in our campaign to change the narrative of Africa.

I hope we have more visitors like Ms. Britten in the future, and that she continues on to help our organization’s future in our campaign to change the narrative of Africa.

— Ben

BlancheRBlanche, Assistant Editor

 

I thought Ms. Britten was a very interesting woman that had traveled and done good things in the world.

She is also very interested in knowing what we think about PFA and how it has changed us.

Also our little conversation in Japanese was hilarious!

Ms. Britten is a very interesting woman that had traveled and done good things in the world.

— Blanche

Lucia's Question

Lucia, Assistant Editor

 

Talking to Ms. Britten gave me a better understanding about what Pencils for Africa is doing outside of Saint Hilary School.

What inspires me about Ms. Britten, is her drive and true interest for Pencils For Africa.

I am excited to be working with her to achieve our goals that we have set forth. 

What inspires me about Ms. Britten, is her drive and true interest for Pencils For Africa.

— Lucia

ShannonPFAShannon, Assistant Editor

It was very interesting to meet Ms. Fiona Briton at one of our PFA meetings a last week. We talked about Pencils For Africa, her background, and involvement. Sometimes, the people we meet through PFA, though interesting and amazing people are more serious. Unlike some of those people, Ms. Britten was outward and fun, as well as engaging and brilliant.

It was very nice to meet her and to see her again at our lemonade sale. I am very glad to have such great people working with us in Pencils For Africa.

Sometimes, the people we meet through PFA, though interesting and amazing people are more serious.

Unlike some of those people, Ms. Britten was outward and fun, as well as engaging and brilliant.

— Shannon