It’s not just sewing skills the ladies are learning at Mend. Evelyn, the staff social worker has organized regular Functional Adult Literacy classes to introduce practical reading and writing abilities. On this particular day, the women were learning how to fill out bank forms, writing the cash amount as both numbers and words. Being comfortable with banking procedures is helping to make the women financially independent.
Over the past few weeks, our Facebook feeds have gotten a little chillier with 30-second videos of our friends, families, and sometime strangers drenching themselves in ice water for a cause. The #ALSicebucketchallenge is taking over and we kind of like it… Here at Invisible Children, we just can’t get enough of social media movements – so we […]