Feb 27, 2018

SD PROJECT REPORT: FEBRUARY 2018

Service Users at Literacy/Numeracy Skills Training
Service Users at Literacy/Numeracy Skills Training

Appreciation to the Donors

We wish to use this opportunity to show appreciation to our donors.  Your donations have helped us to continue the delivery of our project activities. We are able to pay our trainers and reimburse our volunteers. The donations assist us to provide transport support to some of the participants.  We are grateful to you for enabling us to integrate and up-skill our refugees/asylum seekers.

Comments from Service Users

Kiama from Angola said: I now have a great opportunity to meet new people, learn with them and gain useful skills for a better future.  Welde from Eritrea said: The chance to gain music skills and learn English is great, working towards a certificate is even better. Burayu from Ethiopia said:The chance to meet people from different backgrounds and make new friends is fantastic, learning English and playing Piano to get a certificate is so nice if I work hard enough. Gamar from Sudan said: Learning to play musical instruments and learning English is very beneficial to my life and I am happy with SD for this opportunity. Nassim from Iran said: The opportunity to meet many people in this project is exciting and making new friends from different faiths and countries is very useful in my life. Said from Somalia said: The new people I have met bring joy to me, the English literacy/numeracy classes have improved my communication skills and the music skills have a positive impact in my life with the prospect for a certificate if I focus. We have been able to obtain these personal feedbacks from the participants because of your generous donations and we are thankful to you.

Skills Development, Evaluation & Referrals

The skills development scheme we provide to our service users have the potential for social integration and self-development with a prospect to obtain nationally recognised professional qualifications that would be useful for jobs, small business development and progression to further education. We believe that social integration, skills development towards national qualifications/certificates will give our service users better chances in life. Monitoring and evaluation reveals that the activities we deliver enable them to integrate faster and gain skills better in: (i) Functional literacy/numeracy to improve communication; (ii) Music/cultural songs to encourage social integration and recreation. (iii) Mentoring new migrants and referrals to other appropriate organisations. We aim to ensure our service users achieve skills nobody can take away from them. That they receive advocacy and tools to mentor new migrants and contribute positively to the community. Some project photographs are attached for your attention. Thank you very much for your help.

Service Users at Skills Development
Service Users at Skills Development
Nov 30, 2017

PROJECT REPORT: DECEMBER 2017

Service Users at Keyboard Skills Training
Service Users at Keyboard Skills Training

Appreciation to the Donors

Our gratefulness and appreciation to our donors.  Your donations have enabled us to deliver our project activities with positive impact to our service users. We are able to reimburse our volunteers and pay the trainers. The donations assist us to provide transport support to some of the service users. We thank you for the help to enable us to integrate and up-skill refugees/asylum seekers in Liverpool.

Comments from Service Users

Jamal from Eritrea said: This project enables me to learn new skills with the opportunity to get a certificate to help me move forward to a better life for a job or create my own small business when I want. Ali from Iraq said: Great that I am able to meet people from different countries, make friends and it is amazing that I can now play Piano and even  get a certificate for that if I work hard enough. Rafik from Afghanistan said: Learning to play musical instruments and learning English have a positive impact on my life and I am happy with SD for this opportunity. Helen from Sierra Leone said: The opportunity to meet many people in this project is exciting and very beneficial to me especially making new friends in the community. Soud from Syria said: The people I meet bring joy to my life, the experience of English literacy/numeracy classes have improved my life too and music skills are great. Naser from Iran said: Networking with people of different backgrounds and faiths is very good and learning new skills with a chance to get a certificate is rewarding, thanks to this project. We obtained these individual  feedbacks from the participants because of your generous donations and we appreciate your support.

Skills Development, Evaluation & Referrals

Based on previous surveys and feedbacks from our service users we have combined social integration with skills development to obtain nationally recognised professional qualifications that would be useful for jobs and small business development. Our belief is that social integration, training and skills development towards national qualifications/certificates will give our service users better chances in life. Monitoring and evaluation reveals that the activities we deliver enable them to integrate faster and gain skills in: (i) Functional literacy/numeracy to improve communication; (ii) Music/cultural songs to encourage social integration and recreation. (iii) Mentoring new migrants and referrals to other appropriate organisations. We aim to ensure our service users achieve skills nobody can take away from them. That they receive advocacy and tools to mentor new migrants and contribute positively to the community. Some project photographs are attached for your attention. Thanks again for your help

Skills Training in Literacy/Numeracy
Skills Training in Literacy/Numeracy
Service Users at  Skills Training
Service Users at Skills Training

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Sep 5, 2017

SD PROJECT REPORT: SEPTEMBER 2017

Service Users at Keyboard Skills Training
Service Users at Keyboard Skills Training

Gratitude to the Donors

Appreciation and gratitude to our donors. The donations from you enable us to deliver our project activities with useful impact to our service users. With your help we are able to pay the teachers and reimburse our volunteers. The donations facilitate the provision of transport support to some of the beneficiaries.  We are very grateful for the help and the opportunity to up-skill and integrate our refugees/asylum seekers in Liverpool.

Comments from Service Users

Nzozi from DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo) said: I like this project but I wish I can get certificate too for a better chance to learn and move forward with lifelong skills and get a good job or have my own small business. Chawla from Afghanistan said: Learning English here and learning to play musical instruments has changed my life and I am very happy with SD.  Sofia from Ethiopia said: Meeting many people in this project is very beneficial  and the music classes are exciting. I can’t believe I can now play Piano and Guitar, amazing but I wish I can get certificate for these. Catherine, UK citizen said: The experience of meeting people from different backgrounds, faiths and networking with them is fantastic. If possible I will like to obtain professional qualification/certificate in music from this opportunity. Zafu from Burundi said: The English literacy/numeracy classes have changed my life and I like the music skills I get with many new people, how about certificate? We are able to obtain these heartfelt  feedbacks from the participants because of your generous donations and we are very appreciative.

Skills Development, Evaluation & Referrals

With the feedback and interest from our service users we have now upgraded this project to include obtaining nationally recognised qualifications/certificates of NCFE/ABRAM as presented in the summary/details of the updated title: “UPSKILL 160 LIVERPOOL MIGRANTS FOR CERTIFICATES & JOBSâ€.We believe that training and skills towards national qualifications/certificates will give them the motivate they need for lifelong skills and better chances in life. Monitoring and evaluation reveals that the activities we deliver enable them to integrate faster and gain skills in: (i) Functional literacy/numeracy to improve communication; (ii) Music/cultural songs to encourage social integration and recreation. (iii) Advocacy and referrals to other appropriate organisations. We aim to ensure our service users achieve skills nobody can take away from the. That they receive advocacy and tools to mentor new migrants and contribute positively to the community. Some project photographs are attached for your attention. Again, we like to thank all the donors for their assistance which is helping us to support migrants for better lives.

 
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