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4 Class Assistants for handicapped and deaf students

The Ministry of Education in Zimbabwe put a freeze on new staffing some years ago.  Despite pleas to the Ministry on the grounds that it is a special needs school no new ancillary staff have been sent to KGVI boarding school for disabled and deaf children in the past 5 years.  As older staff retire this leaves the school  very short of class assistants.  Because of the disabilities of the children many of them need extra help in the classroom.  In the higher levels many children need help with writing their notes.  These are children with Cerebral Palsy with uncontrolled movements which do not allow for writing.  For example in the second year of secondary school there are 4 students who are unable to write for themselves.  We need an assistant for them. In addition in the early learning classes for the deaf the school needs assistants who can help the little ones learn sign language as quickly as possible.  These little children come into school with no language at all and the sooner they can pick up sign language the sooner they will be able to begin formal learning.  Deaf adults can help these children acquire language quickly.  In total the school asks help in paying 4 class assistants (2 for senior classes, 2 for deaf classes).  Total costs for four assistants for a year: €10.028
Doel
€ 2.504 (per assistant)

Sewing Project for Disabled Girls

Items fabricated during this sowing course are displayed on the well known Trade Fair exhibition of Bulawayo

Doel
€ 2.650,-

Sportsarticles Gomoza Primary School, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Sportsarticles, Gomoza Primary School, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Doel
€ 1.000

vocational training for streetchildren in Maputo, Mozambique

Centro de Encontro has developed many projects in Maputo over the past 17 years for street children in Maputo. Among them a school for the extremely poor children that live in the streets of Maputo. Unfortunately statistics have shown that for young people between the age of 16 and 20 yrs it is very hard to find a job. Even the high school equivalent exam does not ensure finding a job for these children. 
Centro de Encontro wants to focus on a practical vocational training for these school graduates with a lot of practical skills and a good prospective to start a business of their own.

Doel
starting from € 500,-

vocational training for streetchildren in Maputo, mozambique

Centro de Encontro has developed many projects in Maputo over the past 17 years for street children in Maputo. Among them a school for the extremely poor children that live in the streets of Maputo; this is their only chance for an education. Unfortunately statistics have shown that for young people between the age of 16 and 20 yrs it is very hard to find a job. 
Centro de Encontro wants to focus on a practical vocational training for these school graduates with a lot of practical skills and a good prospective to start a business of their own.
The hairdressers school is already up and running at no extra cost. What is needed for this school is a unit for the hairdressers school (hairdryer, blow-dryer, mirrors, chairs and hairproducts etc.)
 

Doel
€ 500,-

BLAST - Dhaka - Bangladesh

BLAST is a group of lawyers working for people living in the slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh.... read more
Doel
€ 10.000,--

Tiny Miracles, Mumbai, India

Done!

In Mumbai, India, the Tiny Miracles Foundation is active with various projects for the Pardeshi Community. This group of people has been living in one of the suburbs of Mumbai for four generations. Their traditional occupation is cane work. The community consists of approx. 1000 people and Tiny Miracles focuses on the children of this community, specifically on the 120 girls in the age from 6 – 18 years old.
Doel
€ 1.500,-

Pure! Dreamcentre

Done!

Pure! was founded in 2010 by a Group of enthusiastic volunteers from the Netherlands. Their Dream Centre was created to give the Cambodian children a chance to fulfill their dreams. It is a safe place where schooling is offered and chances are created for these children to have a better future.
Doel
€ 3.000,-

Video and baseball field for the King George VI, school and home for handicapped children, Zimbabwe

Most of the fysically handicapped children that visit this school are boarders. 
They used to get full care, everything was done for them, but since the start of the ïndependent living programme a few years ago, tehy learn to live as independent as possible. 

 

Doel
€ 3.320

Guiana Shield Media Project, South America

The Guiana Shield Media Project is an environmental media project with a focus on the Guiana Shield region of South America. The Guiana Shield stretches from northeastern Brazil, through French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, Venezuela and eastern Colombia, up to the Andes. Inhabited by many indigenous groups, the region has become the focus of attention for several international environmental organisations, and is considered exceptional as almost 90% of the terrain remains in a pristine state.

Doel
€ 2.000

books and schoolsupplies for the school for disadvantaged children in the districts Laulane and Mahotas in Maputo, Mozambique

Centro de Encontro is an independent NGO that has organised many activities for street children in Maputo. The organisation has played an important role in education in this region for over 18 years and over the past 15 years almost 3000 children got their diploma and a chance to a better future.
Each year the street school is looking for sponsors to help  with purchasing the necessary text books and school supplies.
Doel
€ 1.000,-

Fence-making machine for Tohwe Primary School, Zimbabwe

The headmaster of the school of  Sithembinkosi Mojo (the little alibino girl that we paid clothes and schooluniforms for) turned to Moments of Joy with the urgent request to pay for a fence-making machine.
Doel
€ 100

textbooks and schoolsupplies for the school for streetchildren in Maputo, Mozambique.

Centro de Encontro is an independent NGO that organizes activities for poor children in Maputo, one of which is the school for streetchildren - Escolu de Rua - in the district of Laulane in maputo. The streetschool provides education for children who otherwise would not bew able to follow a proper education. Because the state stopped the supply of free schoolbooks and schoolmaterials it became necessary to buy books for the pupils in the First grades. Most books are workbooks so that each year some of the books must be replaced Other schoolsupplies that are required are student files, filing kabinets, writingpaper, notebooks and exercisebooks, chalk and blackboard erasers and pens.

Doel
€ 1.500,-

Survival of the H. family in Honduras

 
The H. Family (full name and address known by Moments of Joy) consists of a mother (34 years) and two sons (14 and 15 years). The father has abandoned his family long ago.
Doel
€ 2.055

Educational materials for summercamp orphans, Surinam.

The Prosaro Foundation focuses on the child and has been organizing projects for them for several years. Their newest upcoming project is one that would like to realize summer camps for children without parents.
Doel
€600,--

Reading books for deaf children in Zimbabwe

KG VI Center in Zimbabwe – the boarding school for handicapped children in Bulawayo, would like to make its own reading books for primary school children, in particular deaf children. 
Doel
€720,--

Go Togo: Lights for schools in Togo

In Togo, it gets dark at around 6pm. As children attend school during the day and have to work on the land with their families outside school hours, they have little opportunity to do homework. The only light in this area is provided by petrol lamps., but people cannot afford to buy petrol on a regular basis.

A donation by Moments of Joy has enabled the GoTogo foundation to install electricity and neon lighting in the state primary schools of Saïboudé and Tindjassé. 


TOTAL € 1600,-- 

Tindjassi  en Saiboude werel already Adopted by the SmallChange Foundation
Doel
€ 1.600

Vegetable garden for Nkulamaziba Community School - Zambia

The plan is to create a vegetable garden to teach the children how to grow and be introduced to different sorts of vegetables than the "shimma" they are used to - which is the only vegetable they usually eat.....read more
Doel
€ 2.000,--

Interactive gamebook for kindergarten and primary schools in Kyrgyzstan

Interactive gamebook for kindergarten and primary schools in Kyrgyzstan
Doel
US $ 3.000

Uniforms for 121 students of the East Bali Poverty Projects.

We are looking for a sponsor to fund the uniforms for 121 children for 3 of the 6 schools in a remote and very poor part of Bali. 
Doel
€570,--

Tables, benches and plates for School of Hope, Bangladesh.

The School of Hope is a primary school in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The school was set up by foreign volunteers for children from slums, who would not otherwise get an education. The school is virtually free of charge. (Parents are asked to around 8 Euro Cent per month to show their commitment.)
Doel
€2500,--

day of festivities for streetchildren of innercity Maputo

the traditional day of festivities in december for streetchildren of Maputo is a great succes each year. the children are counting on it and looking forward to it again this year. A full day away from the hardships of the normal days.  Music, plays, dancing, good food, clothes and lots of fun games and activities. The day is always celebrated together with all the volunteers of the project in the innerctiy of Maputo.
Doel
€ 1025

new schoolbooks for 70 Tibetan nomad children in grade 3

For the coming schoolyear (2015) the Tibetan school for nomadic children needs new schoolbooks. They need books on Tibetan culture and history, Tibetan and Chinese gramaar, mathematics, astrology, en dictionaries Tibetan/Chinese 
Doel
€ 2525,--

Cooking school in Mozambique for disadvantaged youth

To give young graduates from the school for streetchildren a better chance in the labor market de organisation Centro de Encontro wants to start investing in vocational training in Maputo Mozambique. They want to start a catering or cooking school  for the boys. 
Doel
€ 775 + € 525

New chances for girls that used to work in the textile industry in India

In the textile industry in India it is very common that young children work in the factory's. With this program children are offered help for another future....read more

Laptop and projector for disabled teacher

At KGVI boarding school for disabled and deaf students Courage teaches the deaf seniors as she has excellent sign language skills and is a dedicated and skilled teacher.  Her subjects are accounts, bookkeeping, English and dance/drama.  She herself is in a wheelchair and cannot reach the blackboard to give her lessons.  She relies on a laptop and projector and prepares her lessons on these as well.  She achieved 80% pass rate in her subjects last year.  Unfortunately the rather ancient laptop and projector  the school had found for her are now unreliable.  KGVI now would like to provide her with new essential tools.  
Doel
€ 935

Yearly allowance for talented disabled teacher

Mokhumi was a student at KGVI boarding school in Bulawayo from nursery all the way to his O levels.  From there he furthered his education and has ended up with a Masters in Sociology.  This in itself is not extraordinary but if you consider his very severe disability it is a miracle and a tribute to his strength and determination.  With a 95% unemployment rate in Zimbabwe he was never going to find a job alongside all the thousands of university graduates.  For a year he volunteered at KGVI helping the children come to terms with their disability and working in the library.  He then approached the Ministry of Education and miraculously persuaded them to appoint him as a relief teacher – this was an incredible achievement and he took his place this year prepared to teach Ndebele, the traditional language with which he has a natural ability.  Two weeks into his teaching the Ministry  of Education cancelled all relief teaching posts and this poor man who had won such a hard battle was once again rejected.  The school would like to find a way to keep employing Mokhumi . The school hopes that at some point the ruling of the ministry will be revoked but in the meantime  would like to find a little salary for Mokhumi, term by term.  
Doel
€ 3.625

2 computers for very disabled students

At present the boarding school KGVI for disabled children in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe has ten children who cannot write for themselves because of their disability.  Most of them have cerebral palsy with uncontrolled movements while some of them have muscular dystrophy and are too weak to write legibly.  The school has managed to find either computers or netbooks for some of them to share but is now looking for 2 netbooks for 2 senior students.  They will be writing their public examinations in 2 years’ time so the school would like to get them trained in using computers  to get ready for their exams.  KGVI tries to provide every child who cannot write with an alternative and it is much better and easier to use a computer than to always be reliant on a class assistant who will be helping other children in the class.
Doel
€ 935

180 School desks for former nomads children in Tibet

At the village school in Junyong, in the Sershul region in East Tibet, the 360 students of the primary school sit on the ground. School desks would make teaching and learning a lot easier. 
Doel
from € 75 per desk Total € 13.500

Michelle wants to become a nurse! Nariobi, Kenia

With a little extra help Michelle can become a nurse... read more!
Doel
€ 1.000,--

School Textbooks for Malawi

The over 800 students of the secondary school in Ntchisi, Malawi have far to few textbooks. They often have to share one with nine other children. 
Doel
€ 1.355

New gutters for KG VI school, Zimbabwe

The roof of some of the classrooms at KG VI need new gutter....read more!
Doel
€ 1.660,--

Children's home on West Java, Indonesia

Stichting Meraih Bintang has started building a childrens home on West Java, Indonesia 
Doel
€ 525

Schoolgarden watering system, KG VI school, Zimbabwe

To make the school garden succesful at KG VI a wateringsystem is a wish... read more!
Doel
€ 975,--

Schoolfunding for poor children in Jasri, Bali.

Moments of Joy has been able to help sponsor a few children for the coming schoolyear so they are able to go to school. Read more.....
Doel
€ 700.--

Extra support for children from favela's in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

'Eu Quero Ser' offers support and extra lessons to schoolchildren from violent favela's in Rio de Janeiro as preparation for entrance exams for secondary schools and university.... read more
Doel
€ 1.000,--

Renovation playground primary school KG VI, Zimbabwe

A large wooden climbing fram in the playground of the primary school needs to be replaced...read more!
Doel
€ 645,--

A mural for the outside kitchen, Zimbabwe

A mural with fruit and vegetables to liven up the outdoor classroom.... read more!
Doel
€ 180,--

Sports equipment voor the playground next to the secondary school in Nkualamziba, Zambia

The school in Nkualamziba, Zambia, is growing en the need for own sportsfields aswel.... read more!
Doel
€ 1.950,--