Humana people to people the schools for children

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Humana people to people the schools for children

  1. 1. Humana People to People - The Schools for ChildrenThe Street Children Schools are day schools for children, who havedropped out of the ordinary school system to get another chance tocatch up and they are boarding schools for the children without a home.That is why these schools carry the name “Street Children’s Schools”. InAngola and Mozambique they are called “The Schools for the Busy Antsof the Future”, placing the children into the future of their respectivecountries. One of the core values of the schools is that they encouragethe children to be active in their own education.The main activity is following the national curriculums in primary andsecondary education of children. For many of these children it is aneffort to keep up a stable life where they come to school every day andwhere they participate in the activities after lessons.The schools co-operate with the social welfare departments of thelocal authorities. They support children and families in the back-to-school campaigns, whether the campaigns are run to cover up for theconsequences of war or for the consequences of the AIDS epidemic.Special programs to secure that girls go to school and are kept in schoolare also part of the Street Children’s Schools’ programs.The schools are open throughout the day, and there are more activitiestaking place than lessons. The children can participate in sports activitiesand train for competitions arranged with other schools. They preparetheatre plays that they perform in the community. They learn art skills asa possible way to earn a living; they do community service and juniorvocational training. The adults come to the school in the evenings forliteracy classes and to improve their school level. In this way the schoolsserve as community centers where they are.

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