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A field trip is always a memorable experience in the life of a child! At the end of 2016, some of the children from our Believe In Me orphanage school in Huainan went on a fun field trip with their teachers to the big city of Hefei.
The children were taken to a special ‘career center’ where they learned about a wide range of professions such as policeman, fireman, nurse, model, dairy farmer, and chocolate maker. Read more.
All of LWB’s programs are completely run by local citizens in the different countries where we provide services. This has always been a very important part of our mission philosophy, as we believe the biggest changes in a village or community come through empowering local people who are passionate about making a difference.
Today we’d like to introduce you to Sokleng In, the man who is helping hundreds of rural children in Cambodia. Leng, as he likes to be called, set up a small NGO in 2014 to provide primary school education to at-risk children. Within a year, he had over 150 students enrolled. Read more.
Foster care allows children who are alone in the world to be alone no more. Instead, they have the opportunity to receive — and give — love within the secure environment of a family.
We’re celebrating foster care this week by highlighting some of our favorite moments from foster care in 2016. Please join us for some special memories from the end of the year! Read more.
For years, people have been misquoting the famous Kevin Costner film, Field of Dreams, by saying, “If you build it, they will come.” (The actual quote is “If you build it, he will come.”) But I just can’t resist misquoting it again because it fits so perfectly with our newest education project in Cambodia!
As we have written previously in our blog, Cambodia’s history under the Khmer Rouge was a brutal one, decimating the country’s education system and throwing millions into abject poverty. After the regime was overturned, the school system in Cambodia had to be rebuilt almost from scratch, and countless people grew up illiterate. Read more.
This week we’ve been focusing on our favorite moments from our Education program in 2016. The end of 2016 brought many new developments and initiatives, and today we want to share them with you!
Join us as we share more of our favorite moments from our Education programs in 2016!
Gansu province is known for being quite windy in the spring time. Well the students at our Believe in Me orphanage school in Lanzhou were quite happy with this wind as it meant they had the chance to get outside to fly some kites. Read more.
January is the perfect time to reflect upon the year that just ended. Last week we featured a look back at our Medical program’s highlights, and this week we will be focusing on some of our favorite moments from our Education programs in 2016!
Did you know that LWB is helping not only younger children in Cambodia but older teens as well through our Impoverished Student Support program? We want to introduce you to Peter, a wonderful young man who gives of his time and talents to help younger kids in his neighborhood have the opportunity to better their lives.
Peter is currently in grade 11 and lives with his mother and two younger sisters in a home where his mother is employed as a housekeeper. Read more.