Dunedin, New Zealand

The kids completely embraced the idea of what they were creating for other kids far away. They understood that everyone needs to be reminded, that whatever their situation, they are not alone.

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Michelle Euinton
Prague, Czech Republic

Once back in her hometown of Prague Jana asked the children in her class at Smarties School what it was they wanted to share with other young creatives around the world, particularly those on the west coast of Sumbawa, Indonesia where she volunteered with @fairnomad.

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Michelle Euinton
Bali mountains and beaches

I have some very exciting news about my upcoming Bali trip in October that I'd love to share with you! Two years ago I found myself up in the mountains at the Bali Eco Lodge - www.baliecolodge.com and it honestly felt like heaven on earth!! I

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Michelle Euinton
Sumbawa, Indonesia

The beautiful Jana Račáková and I met and became instant friends and kindred spirits whilst exploring the wonders of Bali two years ago and as soon as I told her about Colour Our Story she seemed to instantly fall in love with the idea and couldn't wait to join our global village and get involved!

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Michelle Euinton
Kasese, Uganda

I was overwhelmed with emotion reconnecting with all the beautiful Kasese children I had got to know on a previous trip and I couldn't wait to deliver all the Colour Our Story books along with the very special pencil cases from Pencils Community. And it was beyond anything I could have hoped for!

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Michelle Euinton
Melbourne, Australia

Sure, they had coloured in their fair share of colouring books but knowing that their own outline drawings with short stories were going into colouring books destined for OrphFund children in remote Kasese, Uganda to colour in was enough to get their imaginations buzzing as they thought about what they wanted to share with others on the other side of the world.

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Michelle Euinton
Auckland, New Zealand

It all started on a beautiful Auckland summers day under a few very special oak trees in Cornwall Park. I'd invited a few of my friends' children and my little niece to a bookmaking picnic and asked them to draw and write short stories that would be compiled into the very first Colour Our Story colouring book destined for 50+ young friends in Kasese, Uganda.

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Michelle Euinton