[KKOOM] International Education for Korean Orphans

by Korean Kids and Orphanage Outreach Mission
Vetted
Aug 31, 2010

Summer Update from Korean Kids & Orphanage Outreach Mission

Sujin and Jen, a KKOOM Volunteer
Sujin and Jen, a KKOOM Volunteer

Thanks to the generous support of donors like you and GlobalGiving.org, KKOOM has nearly 100% funded its International Education Program (IEP), which aims to deliver quality English education to kids in Korean orphanages and also inspire a new generation of globally connected youth, regardless of their socioeconomic status. We are happy to report that KKOOM has formed an all-volunteer Curriculum Development Team for its first phase of the IEP, which will help kids in Korean orphanages learn English from qualified English tutors in the United States using the latest Internet and computer technology. KKOOM plans to use its own curriculum in order to meet the unique educational challenges, particularly of older children living in orphanages who face disadvantages in their access to adequate English learning resources in and outside of school.

The KKOOM Curriculum will pair children from Korean orphanages one-on-one with volunteers in the United States who have been trained to tutor English. The children will benefit from the comfort of learning in their home environments and interacting face-to-face via video Internet feed with a native English speaker. We hope to raise the confidence and performance of these children and inspire others to keep on learning.

GlobalGiving funds are being used to purchase equipment such as laptop computers and routers for use at the approved orphanages. So as to maximize the financial gifts entrusted to KKOOM, the Curriculum content is being developed 100% by volunteers.

If you are interested in joining the KKOOM Curriculum Development Team, please contact us at info@kkoom.org today. We are looking for more volunteers with education and/or technology backgrounds to help us successfully launch this phase soon.

Our Summer Newsletter is also linked below for you to check out. Thank you to all for your continued support!

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Korean Kids and Orphanage Outreach Mission

Location: Portage, MI - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.kkoom.org
Project Leader:
Aimee Jachym
President
Portage, MI United States

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