October 2013 marks the 5th anniversary of KAS.
Let us raise our hooks and needles to 2 creative women who turned the desire to provide warmth and comfort to Orphaned and Vulnerable Children into a reality:
Here’s to Ronda and Sandy !
Five years of giving children and their carers hope and dignity. . .
One square at a time
Click here to view a short video of Jamey receiving his blanket.
The trickle soon became a river as more and more people from around the world sent squares.
In 2013, Knit-a-Square was on the receiving side.
First, just when Ronda’s car gave up,
the KASvan was given to Knit-a-Square by G4S.
Ronda’s little car had driven thousands of kilometres to deliver blankets to areas where few people travelled.
Her faithful companion could now be retired.
These lovingly made squares sent by you, the knitters and crocheters translate into hundreds and, indeed, thousands of blankets.
You've bought light and hope to thousands of carers and Gogos - the grandmothers who are responsible for their orphaned grandchildren
and to women who, with little support, set up the daycare centres to give the children a fighting chance at life.
In 5 years, Knit-a-Square has warmed close to 20,000 babies and children!
Please continue to send squares as we need thousands of blankets to bring comfort to the many, many children who have not been yet been reached.
Let's celebrate the 6th anniversary with thousands more children wrapped in warm blankets !