On-site support in the Community

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Suggestions for Improvement and Sustainability

Status: In progress
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
Step: 
1

St. Charles Special Needs School is looking for suggestions which will help them improve and sustain the school long-term. School officials and the local community wish to develop the school into a model institution for sustainable special education-one which addresses the needs of all children with disabilities and continuously promotes their inclusion as contributing members of our community.

For this task, we are seeking your ideas and input regarding how we can sustain the school financially over the long-term. All ideas are welcome.

NEEDED: Volunteer Teachers and Therapists

Status: Finished
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
Step: 
1

St. Charles Special Needs School could use 2 volunteers for addressing the special education needs of children with disabilities, provision of therapy, and above all to share their experiences with teachers and children.

The school is NOT able to pay for lodging, food or transportation expenses. School authorities CAN provide information about safe and decent lodging, good meals and local transportation depending on how much the volunteer can afford to pay.

IDENTIFY RESOURCES: Supplying Training Materials for Special Education Classroom

Status: In progress
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
Step: 
2

St. Charles Special Needs School is located in Ghana. The school has 4 teachers, 2 professionally trained and 2 who are not. At the present time, there are 22 children with disabilities enrolled at the school. The school serves both boys and girls and children range in age from 5 to 25 years. Disabilities include; Down's Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, mobility impairments, visual impairments and speech problems. Some of the children are diagnosed with multiple disabling conditions.

Design a Disability Awareness Program

Status: In progress
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
Step: 
1

St. Charles Special Needs School would like to develop a comprehensive disability awareness program.

The goals of this program would be to:

1. Reduce and eliminate the stigma so often associated with people with disabilities in our local community.

2. Increase acceptance of people with disabilities and promote full community integration.

3. Reduce the number of parents and guardians who hide their children with disabilities for fear of what public will say.

Our Song Circle - Wimbo Mviringo Members visit Kimilili

The Community Breakthrough Support Mission recently had some visitors to Kimilili. Can you guess who they were? Well, Esther and Judith from Our Song Circle - Wimbo Mviringo site. Isn’t that wonderful?

Organising and Supervising the Kimilili Clean Water Project

Status: Finished
Step: 
2

The work in Kimilili Clean Water Project is as follows:

  1. Identifying locations of a new water sources, either spring or well (they must serve more than ten families)
  2. If spring water, reconstruct or reroute water to enable sufficient drainage of water
  3. Build reservoir
  4. If well water, drill down to the water source
  5. Install a water pumping engine
  6. Install pipes so the water can flow freely

Find sources of volunteers willing to teach onsite in the community of Zabef

Status: Just started
Step: 
2

Find volunteers that are willing to travel to the community of Zabef to help with the teaching activities of the organization.

Assist the Local Rep to make a list of what is needed for training teachers

Status: Not started yet
Step: 
4

Once a list of potential organizations and individuals has been made, help the local representative to decide what is needed to accomodate the teachers who will visit.

Research national and international organizations that support teaching volunteer exchange to China

Status: Just started
Step: 
4

Assist with planning teacher training course (training the trainer) through volunteer teachers by helping to research national and international organizations that support teaching volunteer exchanges in China.

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