Bringing English Language and Literacy to children of Ceby, 5 years of collaboration.

May marked our 5 year anniversary of working with Rise Above Project in Cebu, Philippines. Their vision is to give people a chance to lead better lives through education and training, and they are making an amazing difference in lives of most vulnerable in Cebu, young children in their care. You can learn more about their latest news from their website http://riseabove-cebu.org/ and from the video presentation. But today we wanted to let you have a glimpse into their learning Rise Above Center through this…

Bringing Literacy, Education and Encouragement to Baja California

It has been always our desire to help local literacy and educational projects in California. Technically Baja California is part of California region, and being a part of Mexico, there are many needy families and children we were able to reach there. One of the places EEECF visited regularly is an Orphanage and Foster Care center, where we assisted with setting up a literacy and educational facilities. Over the last few years we worked  with the number of caregivers and volunteers there,  and assisted children…

Nairobi, Kenya

Friends Of Children Kenya provides equal education opportunity to children living in children institutions in Nairobi & Kajiado Counties besides advocating for a family for every child. Friends of Children work with very vulnerable children – orphans and those from very poor families, trying to provide education to them. Little Reader, Little Musician and Little Math programs were used in a several locations in Nairobi and Kajiado Counties since mid 2015. Caregivers were noting significant progress in children’s ability to read and their participation in…

Introducing English to younger students with Little Reader in Cambodia – comparative results.

We’ve been using Little Reader in our Siem Reap program for a little over a year. We have noticed a very big difference in the level of our students who began the program in younger grades, versus our students who only started it in their last year of primary school. Volunteer teachers who came to help out at the program said they noticed a marked difference in the ability of our younger classes, who were introduced to Little Reader at the beginning of their English…

Using Little Reader programs for learning English in Siem Reap, Cambodia

We use Little Reader program and curricula in both schools in Siem Reap. Little Reader lessons are used both in the English classroom for the main computer/tv and in the IT lab on all of the individual computers. We were able to get headphones to go with all of the computers in the IT lab at Sandan school!       The children studying in level one and level two of our English programs in both schools, (mostly 3rd and 4th graders) have Little Reader…

First Step Action for Children Initiative – Nigeria

First Step Action works with very needy children. “The children we work with are abandoned by their parents. They are being rehabilitated and foster by the government in an institutions and homes. Some of them are HIV positive, and few are physically challenged. these children lack early stimulation and are cared for by unskilled caregivers. They lack quality care, their environment are without toys and learning materials.” We started with a pilot program in a typical FSACI classroom. Most of the children never got any…