Team Children: Ending the Digital Divide (USA)

Team Children: Ending the Digital Divide Team Children’s mission is to create model replicable programs that ensure every child has the tools and opportunities they need to contribute and compete effectively in today’s digital global environment. Presently, their major areas of focus are on promoting the benefits and practices of rolfing/massage for babies and children, transforming preschool education, ending the digital divide, promoting youth training and development in the non profit sector. [youtube][/youtube] Team Children’s Digital Inclusion project has now collected, repaired, and distributed over…

Introducing Family Care, Indonesia

Written by Mrs. Anna Bittner, Family Care Indonesia Volunteer My family and I are engaged in volunteer Christian work in Indonesia. We have been active for the past 9 years in charitable works such as coordinating [clear]nutritional programs for the urban poor and offering institutional support for orphanages and schools. I have been using the Brill Kids reading program with my son, aged 2 years and 9 months, for the past six months. It is an tremendous asset in helping me keep up with his…

Cecily’s Fund (Zambia)

Educating Zambia’s Children Orphaned by AIDS With their Zambian partners, Cecily’s Fund provides Zambian orphans with everything they need to go to school. They also help some of them to go on to train as peer health educators and teachers. With an education, they have a far better chance of growing up to be self-reliant, live healthy, fulfilling lives – and bring hope to others. [Show slideshow] [pink]Background[/pink] Cecily’s Fund was delighted to receive the in-kind grant of five Little Reader kits including software, teacher guides and…

Introducing the Ket Wangi Orphanage and Learning Center (Kenya)

[hide_featured_img][youtube][/youtube] Written by Emily Odera, Founder of Ket Wangi Orphanage and Learning Center (Update 1) BrillKids early child education kit has brought an improvement in our academic standard in English and Math. The children have adopted the curriculum so well that they even recite their lessons while playing. We have introduced it to the Nursery school and Primary 1, 2, 3, and 4. Children like learning with fun. They feel encouraged as they watch other children read at an early age i.e. Felicity and others.…

Rise Above Foundation, Cebu (Philippines)

The Rise Above Foundation is a combined daycare and livelihood center in Cebu [pink]The EEECF is happy to announce that we are working with an NGO in the Philippines to help care for children from underprivileged families.[/pink] Most of the parents of these children come from very poor backgrounds and are unable to find work. For about 1 1⁄2 years now, Rise Above Foundation – Cebu, along with interns from Denmark, are caring for these young children, providing them lessons to prepare them for elementary…

Little Darlings Toddler Programme (Relief Projects), India

Relief Projects India works to rescue unwanted babies, mostly girls, in West Madurai District, Tamil Nadu. In addition we are providing early education opportunities to physically challenged children at the baby rescue Home who are unwanted for adoption because of their disabilities. We have extended this early-education program to three village government crèches, as these crèches had no program or resources for the children in their care, and we have plans to add more crèches in the future. In the course of our work, we…

Called, Commissioned & Empowered Ministries (Zambia)

Changing the lives of children through education How extremely grateful we here at CCEM-Int are to have received your email offering your ongoing support of our ministry vision.  I can assure you that the Operation Education arm of CCEM will definitely be an ongoing project as long as there are children who need to learn. In one particular rural village I personally visited there was a class of perhaps 15-20 children of varying ages.  Some as young as two and others as old as fifteen.  The…

Dipokodundo Children’s Center, Nairobi, Kenya

Dipokodundo Children’s Center Dipo Thanks so much for writing to us and offering your assistance, with learning aid. Back five years ago in a small rural village four of us women came together to form a small charity in response to crisis of children orphans with no one to take care of them. Dipokodundo is a community based project catering for the educational, health and socio-economic needs of orphans and other disadvantage children and teenagers around Kisian Kisumu area, the mean reason why the nursery…

Teaching Ukrainian Orphans! (Firefly Ukraine)

[pink]Written by Larisa Enikeeva, Firefly Project Manager[/pink] Here is a little update from us: we started teaching English daily to a small group of 4 girls (Nastya, 14, Olya, 13, Oksana, 15 and Anna, 17) who learn from LR and some other materials we have. Even though they are older, LR is a good program for them to learn new vocabulary and reading. So attached are pictures of Maria, one of our teachers and Firefly volunteers, teaching the girls at our house. They live close by and…

Family Education Services Foundation (FESF), Pakistan

Written by Daniel Marc, Director [clear] Family Education Services Foundation (FESF) was started by like-minded foreign educators who had been working in Pakistan in an independent capacity since 1984. To fulfill these objectives, FESF currently administers 3 programs: Deaf Reach Schools and Training Centers for the Deaf in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Lahore (and soon in Rashidabad). Eduserve The mandate of the Eduserve program is to strengthen the educational infrastructure by training teachers, administrators, parents and youth. Educational Development Programs: Training courses and seminars are conducted in…