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Bokamoso & St. Andrew's

Every January, youth from the Bokamoso Life Centre in the rural township of Winterveldt, South Africa, come to the United States. They live with St. Andrew's students for four weeks, attending classes and performing at venues throughout the Washington, D.C., area. To complete the exchange, St. Andrew’s students travel to Winterveldt during their spring break. St. Andrew's students form close bonds with the Bokamoso youth and engage in transformative cross cultural experiences. 

St. Andrew's and Bokamoso have been working together since 2002 to raise awareness of the challenges that young people face in Winterveldt and to widen the circle of support for at-risk Bokamoso youth. Read on to learn more about the exchange and how you can be a part of it.

Watch this Video to Learn more about the Partnership



Two More Chances to See Bokamoso

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  • Bokamoso Dream Brunch & Benefit

    Saturday, February 9
    11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    St. Andrew's Episcopal School
    8804 Postoak Road

    Suggested donation is $100 per individual or family. Email to RSVP.
  • Blue Monday Blues Appearance

    Monday, February 11
    6 to 9 p.m.
    Westminster Presbyterian Church
    400 I St SW Washington, D.C.

Support Bokamoso

Contributions to support the Bokamoso Life Centre, which are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law, may be made by check to the Bokamoso Youth Foundation, 3927 Military Rd. NW, Washington, DC 20015; or online – www.bokamosoyouth.org – click on "Support," then select "Donate."

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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a private, coeducational college preparatory day school for students in preschool (Age 2) through grade 12, located in Potomac, Maryland.