Tuesday, July 19, 2016
70 % of the people in Sierra Leona are below the poverty level. Life expectancy is 46 years of age and the literacy rate is about 35%. Electricity, potable water, and sanitary sewers do not exist outside the capital city.
SEED, a non profit based in Colorado, United Methodist congregations from Colorado and Indiana built a health clinic and schools in Kabala. The clinic is the only one in a 40 mile radius of Kabala. The major health problems include Malaria, Cholera, intestinal parasites and malnutrition. The groups hope to establish teacher training. The cost of a scholarship for a teacher is $400. Student tuition is about $100 per year. If you are interested in helping contact Bradley United Methodist Church.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
|Backpack Attack Bus|
|Kiwanis Backpack Loading Team, Dave Crider, Jim Cherry and Becky Riley|
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Jeannie Roberts, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator for United Way of Central Indiana in Hancock County told Kiwanis about the Backpack Attack program and Project ReadUP.
The Backpack Attack program which concludes tomorrow collect school supplies to provide children the tools they need to succeed in school. The school supply drive has taken place each summer since 1999. School supplies like Backpacks, crayons, dry erase markers, glue sticks, school boxes and scissors.
Project ReadUP matches volunteers with local schools to help get students on track and stay on track with grade level literacy .ReadUP volunteers work one-on-one with third grade students to help them reach grade-level literacy,
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 317.477.2345.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Front Left to Right: Jody Webb, Barb Kauchak, Diane Lutes, PearlAnn Haines Phyllis Kingen
Back Left to Right: Melanie Blakely, Yvonne Polise, Michelle Fife, Charlene Paul, and Leon Paul
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