|Sr Adamsay and her staff visiting EducAid Rolal|
A few months ago I was contacted by a very enthusiastic lady with whom I eventually managed to fix up a time to meet.
At our first meeting, I was confronted by the most lovely woman, a young Catholic nun, battling away in a small school maybe an hour from Rolal. She was full of fervour and urgency to improve her school and had decided EducAid was the answer. One of her members of staff had a brother teaching in Rogbere and the word was out about our excellent results and she wanted a piece of the action.
|The Rolal staff in their new hats given as a sign of the
exchange of ideas and the new friendship
As a result of our initial discussions, she immediately decided she would be implementing our entry level skills classes and decided to fix a visit to the Rolal site as early in the new year as possible.
A couple of weeks ago, AA was asked to attend a parents’ meeting where the idea of having entry level numeracy and literacy classes was proposed to the parents. He explained our methodology and reasoning and achieved 100% support (to Sister Adamsay’s surprise!) for its implementation.
Last week, two of their teachers attended the agricultural science week long training in content and methodology and greatly enjoyed it.
On Friday, they decided as a whole staff to visit Rolal and see what it all looked like on the ground. This is AA’s report of the event: