Project #11867

Educate 1,500 Children in Pakistan's Northern Area

by Developments in Literacy
Aug 13, 2013

Empowering Students for Success

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A teacher's love goes a long way

Habiba's Story - My name is Habiba. I had to drop out of school when I was in Grade 2. I am the eldest among my 5 siblings and when my mother fell ill,  there was no other support in the family to look after her. I stayed home for two years doing the household chores and looking after my mother and my brothers and sisters. When my mother recovered from her illness, I applied to rejoin school and, with the support of my teachers, I quickly made up for the lost time. Now I am in the same class with my friends. Thank you DIL Khambo....

Nodia's Story - My name is Nodia. I am enrolled in Grade 4 at Buth Qala School. I joined the school four years ago. At frist, it was very hard for me to speak in the classroom. I enjoyed the work we did and my teachers often praised me for my creativity, but being shy, I did not raise my hand in class or participate in after school activities. Well, my teachers did not give up and today, with my parents' support, I forward to school alot more and have more friends. I really enjoy art class. I have been desinging different things out of clay and enjoying making things for my family. 

After-school activites that build confidence
After-school activites that build confidence

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Developments in Literacy

Location: Irvine, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Developments in Literacy
Project Leader:
Kendra Puryear
Irvine, CA United States

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