I write with some GOOD NEWS!
Stu arrived back from L.A last week and came back with an early Valentines Day present. His yearly Idea Incubaor Event was a great success. To find out more about my early present read on…
On January 16th, 2008 our organization had a great article in the local Simcoe Reformer. You can see the article here, just cut and paste this link: http://cgi.bowesonline.com/pedro.php?id=305&x=story&xid=368539
The last two weeks have been extremely busy. Stu and I have been visiting many of the schools who supported World Teacher Aid in December. It has been wonderful to be welcomed into the schools to share what we experienced while we were in Ghana.
Our Trip to Ghana Before I get started on the information on our trip. I want to say a BIG thank you to everyone involved in the 2008 Predictions Call (Our Annual Fundraiser). Together we raised over $22, 000.00 in three short days. THANK YOU! Now, on with our Ghana experience. Our trip to Ghana … Continued
As many of you know ten schools within the G.E.D.S.B came together to help sponsor one teacher in Ghana for the year. Many schools participated in a Hat Day, while others held other Christmas festivities.
Read on to see how much we raised!!!
Today was a great day, let me tell you why. Firstly, at Jarvis Public School we had our ‘Hat Day.’ This event was very successful, together we raised $220! This is wonderful news and will be a big help for our teacher in Ghana. Secondly, I was so happy to see Thomas Downten (please see … Continued
A special thank you to Wesley United Church. There continuous support of World Teacher Aid is greatly appreciated. With their last donation they were able to help fund 2 months of our teacher’s salary in Uganda, Africa. THANK YOU! Special thanks to the Out Reach Committee for all their hard work.
Exciting News!! We are currently sponsoring two teachers in Uganda. The school just opened in February 2007. It has 27 pupils, fifteen girls and twelve boys.
At the end of this week schools within the G.E.D.S.B that would like to be involved in our joint fundraiser will be receiving a fundraising package. Our goal is to have ten or more schools raise $250 each, this will pay the salary of a full time teacher in Ghana, Africa. This joint effort will … Continued
Eight year old Thomas Downton, of Jarvis Public School has been working hard to save his pocket money. For the last several months Thomas has been putting a portion of his allowance away to help World Teacher Aid and the placement of our first teacher. He managed to save over $15. This $15 will be … Continued
Teacher Gives A Lesson On Charity PUBLISHED BY: SIMCOE REFORMER WRITTEN BY: Daniel Pearce Thursday December 21, 2006 JARVIS – The idea was for Amy Dow to get her Grade 1 class to learn more about the world while at the same time indulging her favourite passion: traveling to exotic places. Last month, the 26-year-old … Continued