Mother Bear Project
"Be the Change You Wish to See in the World"
~ Gandi

April - June, 2008

The Mother Bear Project is a non-profit
organization that provides comfort and hope to children in
Africa who have been Affected by HIV/AIDS


WOU Student and Faculty come together to
hand knit these teddy Bears.


The simple girft of a hand-knit bear has touched so many childrens lives who have nearly nothing in world.

It reminds them that they are loved and though about by someone halfway around the world!

The bears wear a red scarf in honor of WOU's color.

Where do the Bears Go?

  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Zambia
  • Lesotho & Rwanda
  • Uganda
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Botswana
  • Malawi
  • Ethiopia
  • Tanzania
  • Burundi
  • Kenya
Bear 1

Once they reach the Mother Bear Project center they will be given red hearts and handened out to hundreds of children.


If you are interested in participating in this wonderful project please contact The Mother Bear Project or Dr. Bob Hautala at WOU.

LOCATION: 1st floor main lobby
Curators: Myk Rose and Dr. Bob Hautala, HPE

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