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© UNICEF South Africa/2004/Giacomo Pirozzi

Reinhard Loechelt (third from left), Headmaster of the German School, with the children who participated in the painting ceremony. Art students from the German School in Johannesburg mentored the younger children painting the wishes of South African children.

 

On 29 May 2004, thousands of South African children participated in a UNICEF global initiative, dubbed “1000 Wishes for the Children of the World.” Children within the network of Soul Buddyz Clubs painted their wishes on panels representing the hopes and dreams of South African children.