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Brief presentation on what we do, on going programs,2009 - 2010 projects and plans for 2010 - 2011

Brief presentation on what we do, on going programs,2009 - 2010 projects and plans for 2010 - 2011


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  • 1.
  • 2. Our Mission
    “To Provide libraries and other services to underserved children in Nepal and other developing Asian countries.”
  • 3. On Going Projects
  • 4. Education Provide scholarships to a small number of promising poor children to ensure they can continue their education from grade school to university.
  • 5. Using effective curriculum, we help teachers, who themselves generally only have 10-12 years education, to effectively teach children with a variety of tools.
  • 6. Libraries
    In addition to operating the “Children’s Free Library” in Kathmandu, we have put small libraries in children’s homes and partnered to open others.
    Shree Shivalaya
    High School,Seudeni
    Gaon of Okharpauwa
    VDC,Nuwakot
  • 7. We plan to open a new community or school library each year. We help teachers to incorporate the libraries into their curriculum, which they
    very much appreciate
    Shree Himalaya
    Blue Diamond
    Budhanilkantha
    ShreejanaGoldunga
  • 8. Health Fall & Spring Dental Camps for over 1000 children ages 5 -17.
  • 9. Medicinal support for Kanti Children’s Hospital non-paying ward patients. Kanti is the largest children’s hospital in the country.
  • 10. Some of our Students
  • 11. Sabita (older daughter)and her family
  • 12. Kalyani and Nani visiting Kathmandu from the village
  • 13. Indira, at Dental Camp
    She is currently in class 7
  • 14. Kundan, Pushpa and Roshan “The boys”
  • 15. Pushpa, Just finished Hotel Management College and is working. He would like to take a cooking class this fall
  • 16. Sangita and baby brother Roshan, both
    Study in college
  • 17. Sangita takes
    Beautician
    Training as well as attending
    college.
    A little henna after a hair cut.
  • 18. My beautician
    Without her apron
  • 19. Sharmila iscurrently
    studying A levels,
    (Advanced Level
    Certificate ) used to assess academic
    Preparedness in the UK.
    She hopes to study abroad
  • 20. Sujita is a truly happy
    student who is always in the
    top of her class
    She is in class 9
  • 21. Giving Kundan Dashain
    Tikka. Kundan is in his
    secondyear of college
  • 22. Sangita Preparing for Bai Tikka
  • 23. “Brothers” getting tikkas from their “sisters” on Bai Tikka.
    Girls give blood and loved “brothers” colorful tikkas and special foods.
  • 24. Brothers give sisters a red tikka and
    A gift on Bai Tikka
  • 25. Children’s Free Library
    Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 26.
  • 27. Drawing contest
  • 28.
  • 29.
  • 30. Trying to wear
    everything all
    at once!
  • 31.
  • 32.
  • 33. Super Hero!
  • 34.
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  • 37. We have been working
    With Global Dental Relief to
    Provide dental care to 1,000s of
    Nepalese children
  • 38. This summer we lost an important member of the Global Dental Relief team.
    Dr. Tom Grams was one of ten aide
    Workers slain in Afghanistan
  • 39. Tom was our children’s gentle
    first touch conducting exams and administering Novocain
  • 40. Tom was wonderful with the children, humming to
    them to calm them.
  • 41. His presence had a calming effect on all of us
  • 42. We will miss Tom’s compassion and dedication
  • 43. Dental camps will never be the same without Tom, but we are happy to be able to continue doing the work he loved so much.
  • 44.
  • 45.
  • 46. Brushing lesson
  • 47. A reason to visit
    The dentist!
    Trick or Treaters in
    Costumes from the
    Library.
  • 48. Bart and
    His Halloween
    partner
  • 49. New Projects andPartners 2009 – 2010
  • 50. Shree Ram Lower Secondary School
    Library
    Nangkhel, Nepal
  • 51. We established a library in a government school located 25 kilometers outside of Kathmandu, in Nangkhel VDC
  • 52. We purchased and catalogued over 600 books and educational games, costumes and toys for hands on learning.
  • 53. We conducted teacher training in how to use
    library resources in the classroom.
  • 54. Typical house Nangkhel
  • 55. Before
  • 56. After
  • 57. Opening day, principle, Beth Brewster and Angela
    Hanke TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign
    Language) teacher
  • 58. Actually teaching in the library!
  • 59.
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  • 65.
  • 66. By supporting government school libraries and
    providing teacher training we can impact many children at one time.
  • 67. Azad India
    A local Non-Government Organization
    (NGO) working with women and children
    in Kishangunj, Bihar state, India
  • 68. WHY THIS PROJECT?
    Bihar is one of the poorest states in India and has the Lowest literacy rate in the country.
    KISHANGUNJ
  • 69. Through their Girls Centers, Azad India
    educates girls and gives them access to
    reading materials.
    Their goals are the same as ours so
    we choose to support them.
  • 70. We developed materials and English language modules for teachers at 20 Girl’s Centers
  • 71. Conducted teacher training and follow-up site visits
  • 72. A few of the
    Girls Centers
  • 73.
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  • 78.
  • 79. The Teachers
  • 80.
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  • 85.
  • 86.
  • 87.
  • 88. The basics….
    Each new Azad library
    Starts with a metal
    cabinet and 100 books
  • 89.
  • 90. New Projects and Partners for 2010 -2011
  • 91. Partner with Global Family Village to
    support a community library and early
    childhood training center. Provide books, library organization and training.
    Est. budget $1,500 1st year
  • 92. Return to Kishangunj and help Azad train teachers to open 30 new Girl Centers, class materials and 2nd year English modules.
    Est. budget $1,250
  • 93. Phase 1 in establishing a library in Gorkha.
    The library will be located across the street from the largest school in the district.
     Gorkha
    Kathmandu
    Est. budget $1,500 1st year
  • 94. Ongoing projects est. budget $10,000
  • 95. Who we are
    Executive Director Beth Brewster
    Director Bernadette Keyes
    General Secretary Kristin Derrah
    Treasurer Jennifer Shyer