Project Information

Public Health Literacy Project
Education, Social Welfare
Social Studies, Business, Consumer and Family Science, English, Language Arts, Literature
School and Outside of School
09/17/2015
Open - Sign up
Juanita C.V. Blaz
Basic Information
Description
  • The Ayuda Foundation / Island Girl Power
    08/03/2015
    Audrey Brown/ Eileen M. Castro
    05/30/2018
    5
    05/17/2018
    50
    15+
    9, 10, 11, 12
    Not Suitable for Persons with Disabilities
    No Costs

  • Description

    The project is a partnership between Public Health and The Ayuda Foundation. We work to increase literacy among our most vulnerable populations.

    Career Pathway/Field

    Teaching

    Objective

    To build students awareness of the literacy issues on GUAM and beyond. To encourage leadership and independent facilitation of their literacy project To teach positive reading behaviors to parents To distribute free children's books and family reading material

    Instructions

    Research literacy issues on Guam Discuss project with your school or club, select project coordinator. Contact POC to schedule reading dates and times. Organize children's book drive in school and community. In a team of 3-5 people bring 30-50 books to Dededo Public Health, set up books on bookshelves in waiting area, please ensure your team is either dressed in school uniform or professional clothing, walk through Public Health with a positive and cheery attitude invite families with children to come to the reading corner in the new extension wing. Take turns reading short and fun books to kids.... remember to put character voices into the stories. After 3-5 books are read welcome one book each to take home. If Public Health is not an option 5 students can arrange with us to read to IGP Girls on Saturdays

    Warnings/Notices

    Must have 1 adult attend to assist with picture taking. keep in mind no children faces should be close up in pictures unless a photo release is created and signed by child's parent.

    Issue Area

    Literacy

    Agency Description

    Disaster relief, health and well-being of Micronesia / Youth Leadership & Female Empowerment

    Point of Contact Informations

    9891602/3/4

    Comments about the Project Location

    School site and Community for book drive Dededo Public Health for reading days

    MUST CALL TO SCHEDULE READING DAYS 688-4752