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Vocational/young adults

Program Report:

Program: Beit Sahour Special Education

Fall, 2012

 

Norma and a client at Al-Malath (Refuge) Society

Norma loves the garden with herbs.
Ghada is optimistic about the role of the “sensory room”.
Both admire their children for who they are.

A Place to Belong

Ghada and Norma, president and vice president (respectively) with their vision and energy have transformed a modest stone building into a haven for a unique group of individuals. They know the importance of creating a space for mentally and psychologically disabled adults. It was their own children with special needs that inspired their dream to create Al Malath (meaning refuge) Center in Beit Sahour.

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Program Report:

Program: Vocational Training Programme

Spring, 2011

A Visit With Jayanti Ekka

Recently Sushmita Ghosh (Global Family India staff) and I visited Jayanti Nazarius Ekka’s home in Jaspur District in Chattisgarh        province.  Their village, ‘Jhalerbahar,’ is about 30-35 kilometers away from her school, Holy Cross BTI Pathalgaon.

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Program Report:

Program: Beit Sahour Special Education

Spring, 2011


SPRING 2011


The Setting

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Program Report:

Program: Le Pelican

Spring, 2011

A Mission
 
Le Pelican’s Day Care Centre and the Bakery workshop are located in one of the poorest areas of western Kabul, among the Hazara population.

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Program Report:

Program: Sewing and Tailoring Vocational Training

Spring, 2013

 

Every year countless young Cambodians venture abroad in the hope of earning enough money to support their families. Sokunthea’s mother says she is very happy that her daughter can earn a living without having to leave her community.

Sokunthea’s Story

Seventeen-year-old Sokunthea is a dedicated student studying in 10th grade at Ankor Sor High School in Prey Veng province. She is the youngest of six children. Her mother and father are rice farmers. She says their living condition is poor and her family struggles to earn enough food to meet its needs. Because they cannot afford to send her to university, her parents really wanted her to learn a trade. But their small community is far from any city. How was she to get training?

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Program Report:

Program: Mwana Nshuti

Spring, 2013

 

Favorite pastimes: watching football and film
Favorite football team: Arsenal
Favorite food: cassava and beans

Yves’s Story

My name is Niyonsenga Yves. I am 18 years old, and I am in level P6 at Kagarama Primary School. My favourite subjects are Math and English.

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Program Report:

Program: Beit Sahour Special Education

Spring, 2013

 

Favorites activity at Beit Sahour: dancing
Favorites activity at home: brushing teeth
Favorite people: his sisters and brothers

Mohammad’s Story

Mohammad is 23 years old. Due to a lack of oxygen at birth, he has an intellectual disability. His mother died a few years ago so he lives with his brothers and sisters. His sisters are his main caregivers.

Mohammad is dependent on his family for self-care activities such as dressing, shaving, bathing, brushing teeth and preparing meals. His sisters want him to be more functional and more aware of physical boundaries; not kissing and hugging everyone who greets him.

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Program Report:

Program: Village Altonodji

Spring, 2013

 

Name of his best friend: Welcome
Favorite class at school: gardening
What he wants to be: an entrepreneur

Yannick’s Story

My name is Yannick Mbairamadji and I am 13 years old. My parents both died when I was very young but this is my first year being at Village Altonodji. I am excited to be in the company of so many kids my age but have made one special friend whose name is Welcome. He is one year older than me and he helps me review my classes in the evenings. In the afternoons we play soccer together.

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