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.…

Founding Futures (Cecily’s Fund, Zambia)

This report provides an update on the first year of the Founding Futures project at Bwafwano Integrated Services Organisation (BISO) Community School which focuses on early childhood development and education and has enabled pre-school facilities to be developed at BISO and within the local community. Written by Sally-Anne Saull [hr] Launched in March 2012, Founding Futures was supported by Brill Kids through an in-kind grant of five Little Reader kits including software, teacher guides and curriculum materials. Although it is too early to measure overall…

Progress Update from the Ket Wangi Orphanage (Kenya)

Written by Emily Odera, Founder of Ket Wangi Orphanage and Learning Center (Update 2) I am passing my vote of thank you to Brillkids Foundation. Ket Wangi Orphans have really improved their standard of learning in English, Music, Science, Geograpphy, Mathmatics and ARTS.I have seen what I call learning at ease. The Nursery school is enjoying learning that they do not even want to break for their breaks. Music is fantastic. These are the children whom some were slow learners. Learning is now fun with…

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…

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…

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…

Kindergarten (Firefly Ukraine)

Sorry for not updating much lately – it’s been a really busy beginning of summer! I have started teaching a group of 25 kids in a village kindergarten and they just loved it! But the kindergarten closes for the summer and we postponed the rest of the classes till September. Attached are some pictures of those kids… four-year-olds-studying-with-lr ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 2 On a different subject – you mentioned that we can ask parents that can’t afford a full price for…