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 !

  

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Linda I love these. Thick and warm and a beautiful contrast between the colours! xo

Here are my circle to squares, made in honor of the 5 year anniversary!  How incredible that we have come so far in such a short time!  KUDOS to everyone who has worked so hard to affect the lives of these children!

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY KNIT A SQUARE!!

October Unchallenge Neon

Thanks Mary Anne ! These are beautiful celebration squares :-)

I just love your anniversary squares, Mary Anne, and really think they look like a party's going on!

How right you are. It does look very festive, and the nice part is that we're all invited to the party.

KAS has truly mattered in the scheme of things, yes, we know there is a lot still to do.  Members of KAS have provided thousands of 'safety belts' and brought hope - One Square at a Time and One Child at a Time.

The love and care that goes into the blankets, hats, garments and cuddlies will ripple on and on and on.

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