I'm a teacher by profession
and every year I go on a Travellers project to teach children in disadvantaged countries.
Why? Because they want to learn! Do you know how good it is to teach children who
want to learn? It refreshes my spirit and reminds me why I joined the teaching profession
in the first place.
How your Teaching Benefits the Children:
They want to learn because the end result will be greater opportunities in life
for them, whether career-wise or, for the luckier ones, possibly getting into a
Travellers also makes donations to most of our poorer schools. Sometimes we sponsor
the children's education or we provide money directly to the school. We also buy
necessities, food, books, uniforms, computers and teaching aids for the kids - And
this is only possible because our volunteers have chosen to do a voluntary project
And what do you gain? Valuable skills, or improve the skills you
already have. Experience in how to interact with children and yet retain authority,
a boost to your confidence, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are making
a huge difference to the children and their abilities.
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