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The 8th Annual Bright Star Vision Benefit will be held:

Date: March 2, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Friends Meeting House
144 South Quaker Lane 
West Hartford, CT

Suggested donation: $25.00 
Nobody turned away for lack of funds

Don't Keep Bright Star Vision a Secret! Invite Others!

Drumming by Mardea and the Danso Brothers
Spoken Word by MIRA the Dream Chaser
Special Guest speaker - The RTW Travel Blogger Lillie Marshal
"The Backpackin' Granny" by David M. Brown & Kevin Lamkins
Kid friendly activities by Hope Out Loud & Magic Margie

Bring a drum and join the drum circle
Wear African attire if you want to

Silent Auction - Ghanaian artifacts & Ghanaian beads & more

Proceeds to benefit our motivation recognition and educational programs in the Volta Region sponsored by Youth Creating Change of Ghana


Bright Star Vision is a grassroots support organization based in West Hartford, CT that focuses on helping the Village of Dalive in Ghana, West Africa. We are currently working on several projects relating to education, health, and water. Please visit some of our other pages to learn more about what we do and how you might be able to help us in our vision.

PURPOSE STATEMENT: Bright Star Vision is a secular grassroots organizations whose purpose is to create a world in which children are free from harm and disease, they are educated, confident and motivated; a world in which every child has clean water, food in their stomach, shoes on their feet, a smile on their face, and joy in their heart. This is who we are. This is what you can count on.

Children from Dalive Village in the newly built library in 2005

Marla (founder) at the ground breaking ceremony for 
the Bright Star Kindergarten - 2007

See the "beaming" Marla in Ghana standing in front where the villagers had the groundbreaking for the new kindergarten!

Loading bicycles into the shipping container in 2008

You may contact us at:

Make checks payable to:

"Sister Cities International of Hartford" 
(with a memo line for "Bright Star Vision")

Make checks payable to:

Bright Star Vision
PO Box 230182
 Old State House Station
60 State Street
Hartford, CT 06123