Blog: Education

“Practicing What I Learned”

*10th Leper Village, Holy Land

 

The committee in one of the villages decided to arrange a children’s summer camp for two weeks. Our team helped them to set up the schedule and activities. Many youth from the village were helping. Our team supported the committee and volunteers as they taught Transformational Community Development (TCD) lessons in the children’s program.

 

Mothers Ready for Progress

Didi Hara Village, Ethiopia

 

Muche, Chiko, and Dimtu are living in Dida Hara Village, and all three are members of the Women’s Group. They also participate in our goat loan program. They took our Transformational Community Development (TCD) training, saying it was very good training that helped them to see life from different angles.

 

Big Profits for Sewing

Ezbit el Amir Village, Egypt

 

During our weekly follow up with the sewing machines project, we met Hanaa. She was holding many hairbands in her hands that she had created herself, with the sewing machine she took on loan after the sewing course.

 

Identifying with the Lessons

Ezbit el Nakhl Village, Egypt

 

Children of Ezbit el Nakhl

Recently in our program for children, we presented a lesson about selfishness. During the lesson, a 12-year-old girl stood up and requested to share with us about her family. Jackeline felt the lesson was about her family exactly.

 

Checking Children’s English Progress

*U Village, Sri Lanka

The children’s progress in English is checked once every three months to find out if they have improved. This is done by checking their reading, pronunciation, grammar, and dictation.

Music Makes Learning Fun!

Helwan Village, Egypt

 

Our story this month isn't about the children; it's about the taxi driver, Ashraf, who drives the teachers to the 15th of May, Helwan, twice a week.
 

Students Nearing Graduation

Sindh Province, Pakistan

Summer is going smoothly and many of our courses are approaching their completion. Our sewing students are now practicing stitching after learning the cutting pattern. These girls are learning different styles of stitching and are in the last stage of their course.  

The groups of computer students are also in the last stage of their course. Students are practicing typing and office work. They are working hard to get more and more information about computer studies.

Equipping Mothers and Children

Refugee Families in Lebanon

In April, GHNI distributed many baby strollers to the Syrian refugee princesses who must walk long distances. Some have to walk for half to one hour to attend the weekly meetings. These ladies were committed, even when the weather got really bad in the wintertime. When there were strong rains or storms, they never skipped a lesson.

 

Hope is Being Restored!

Isiolo Empowerment Center, Kenya

The biggest challenge for rural poor is ensuring adequate education for their children, whether boys or girls. This historical problem is increasingly compounded by HIV/AIDS infections, continuous and prolonged internal tribal conflict, changing climate, and irregularity of rain. As a result, many people became internally displaced persons (IDPs), with young girls caught in the sex trade and young boys used for cheap labor, and poverty increasing every day.

 

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