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Dansih Musician builds a School in the Jungle

"The renovation of the elemtary school in Cadingli An is the one thing in my life I have done which I am the most satisfied with," says 80 year old Henning Blegvad. One his own, he has designed and led the renovation of the Cadingli-an Batuan Turog Turog elementary school on Panay island in the Philippines.

“Welcome to the end of the world,” says Henning Blegvad and laugh, as we get out of his car in Cadingli-an village. We are outside the town Oton close to Iloilo on the Island of Panay Island in the Philippines. On either side of the muddy and bumpy road there are nothing but rice fields framed by majestic mountains in the horizon. The tiny buildings in the village seem to be competing about which one in the most warn out. Apart from the but the village’s primary school.

Thanks to Henning Blegvad, an 80-year-old Danish musician, who has been living in Cadingli-an village for about 20 years with his Philippine wife Melanie, 500 children today have the fines primary school in the area. And they even have two young Danish students from Jydsk Pædagog-seminarium, Sussanne Høy (23) and Nicole Eskildsen (22) who take care of children with special needs. ScandAsia


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