Learning Parts of the Face at DIF School

Update from the KKIS (Keeping Kids In School) Project in Mexico This week the volunteers reviewed the parts of the face vocabulary which the kids had learned with their English language Curriculum and computer program called Little Reader, which is a part of a Scholarship by EEECF through LLI-Mexico . Most of the students were on a field trip so the class was much smaller and quieter than usual. We gave each child a white board and marker and had them write and rewrite the…

Volunteers in DIF school classroom

Update from the KKIS (Keeping Kids In School) Project of Little Learner Initiative – Mexico After two weeks of attending the DIF school everyday to teach the children how to use the English language Curriculum and computer program  by Brillkids called Little Reader, which is a part of a Scholarship by EEECF through LLI-Mexico, a larger group of volunteers began speaking with the kids in small groups two days a week. Each volunteer had between 6 and 10 students grouped around one end of a…

Learning Body Parts with Puzzle and Little Reader: a Hit at DIF School!

Update from the KKIS (Keeping Kids In School) Project, coordinated by LLI-Mexico We received several bags of school supplies last month. Among the treasures was a puzzle of Body Parts, just two pieces for each part – one with a picture and the other with the word – that fit together. The students have been studying facial features in the English and Literacy program donated by Brillkids called Little Reader, so I decided to give this a try yesterday. The photos show that it was…

Students independently learning English with KKIS computers

Update from the KKIS (Keeping Kids In School) Project in Mexico, coordinated by LLI-Mexico Today was the first day that KKIS volunteers did not work with the children at the DIF School with the computer-based BrillKids English language curriculum Little Reader, donated by EEECF through LLI-Mexico. We have gone every morning, set up the computers and sat with two kids at time teaching them to use the system. Yesterday we explained to Lupita, the supervising teacher, that we would not come again until Tuesday when…

Teaching English at the DIF School – KKIS Project

Update from the KKIS (Keeping Kids In School) Project in Mexico KKIS volunteers began teaching English this week at a new school, one that is part of DIF, the Mexico Social Services System which helps vulnerable adults and children. The kids at this school are ages 10-17, many of them are homeless, neglected, dealing with immigration issues and often from abusive family situations. Most of them don’t know any English and some of them even reside at the school because they have nowhere else to go. The kids are great. They…

KKIS Changes School for English Tutoring (Mexico)

Update from the KKIS (Keeping Kids In School) Project in Mexico, coordinated through Little Learner Initiative – Mexico From KKIS: Since our successful auction several weeks ago, KKIS has been busy making some very exciting changes. As some of you have heard by now, we  have moved our English-teaching volunteering to a new school. Pelopidas was a great partner and it was awfully sad to part ways but an opportunity came up to volunteer at a school where there is a tremendous amount of need.…

DIF School, Keeping Kids in Schools (KKIS) Program

Keeping Kids in School (KKIS) and Little Learner Initiative – Mexico We are glad to introduce our new literacy initiative in Mexico! Together with DIF School (Playa del Carmen) and Keeping Kids in Schools (KKIS) volunteer organization our direct representative in Mexico, LLI-Mexico, started  literacy and English instruction programs for homeless, neglected, abused children who are living in dangerous or extreme poverty conditions. Our first in series of programs started at DIF school with 47 children, but their number is rapidly growing. Education:  These children…

Short Update from Young Life Health Care and Education Foundation, Inc.

I’m sending you a picture that the kids are using the program with the assistance of our foreign interns. The kids enjoys the program and they are learning from it.  I hope you will be happy to see their pictures. We are very happy for the program cause it’s helping us in the learning activity of kids. Thank you. Best regards, Portia Cabanes ============================= YOUNG LIFE FOUNDATION is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in 2007 in Cebu City in the Philippines by the Norwegian Finn T. Wattenberg.…

Quarterly Report From Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (Q3:2013)

Quarterly Implementation Report from Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (Q3: 2013) Written by: Mrs. Dina Elgersma, Family Care Indonesia volunteer. As a volunteer with Family Care Indonesia, I was thrilled to receive the free license sponsorship from the Brillkids Foundation for the Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (ykakb.org). The sponsorship was received 27 July, 2013. The Bandung branch had been newly opened in April and was not yet fully equipped. Although there was a computer available for the children’s use, it proved to be short of the…

Quarterly Report From Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (Q1:2014)

{{unknown}}Quarterly Implementation Report from Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (First Quarter 2014) Written by: Mrs. Reny Nuraini, Head of “My School” tutoring program at Child Cancer Foundation Bandung (ykakb.org) I have been working with the “My School” program for child cancer patients for the last two years. The tutoring program was established by the Foundation for Child Patients Indonesia (ykaki.org). These are the basic premises of the program: Children who suffer from cancer have the right to receive education even though they are sick. Childhood cancer…