Wyndham is the oldest town in the Kimberley and northernmost settlement in Western Australia. Over the past six years, our Foundation has supplied books to organisations in Wyndham and has made field visits to Wyndham Public School.
ILF delivered three packs of books to Wyndham Early Learning Activity Community Centre (WELA) last year. Jane Parker, WELA Manager, says that there are few books in family homes and the books they receive from our Foundation play a very important part in the community centre programs.
“The children, parents and other community members love when there are new books and we all enjoy our old favourites. If we did not get ILF books we would not have new books to enjoy,” said Jane.
“Parents get excited when their child has a favourite book and they talk about it in language. One of our favourite books, ‘The Green Sheep’, is known as ‘Yatji’. We love ILF at Amata Playgroup! Thank you for supporting our kids. So many big smiles here because of the lovely books you have given us.”
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