CONEXION - Creating a Sense of Community

by Fundacion Calicanto
Vetted
Apr 12, 2012

English and Computer Clubs Take Off!!

English class
English class

Two of the clubs that make up our CONEXION program took off this year with excellent results!

Fifteen women joined the English club in March, every Tuesday from 5 – 7 pm they receive formal English lessons but also get to know each other a little better and share experiences about the new jobs they hold as housekeepers.

In March, the three volunteers who teach English agreed to host a small celebration for the International Women’s day, the girls celebrated with snacks and light music.

The Computer Club, started with 8 students and 4 volunteers who meet every Thursday from 5 – 7 pm. Three of the volunteers are Hewlett-Packard employees in Panama and they ensure that our girls learn basic computer operation.

The classes have been divided into the following modules:

Introduction to computers: hardware and software

Windows and Internet Explorer

Creating E-mail Accounts

Social Media

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Thanks to all our donors and loyal volunteers local women from San Felipe are receiving training that helps them grow personally and professionally.

Thank you and keep in touch for information on upcoming courses!

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Fundacion Calicanto

Location: Panama City, Panama - Panama
Website: http:/​/​www.fundacioncalicanto.org
Project Leader:
Dalys Rodriguez
Panama, Panama

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