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Narrative Skills: Storytelling

Parents and caregivers make the difference by just modeling the importance of reading, surrounding children with books, and engaging in the learning process. By doing these simple things, children have a better chance at succeeding in school and throughout each aspect of their lives. 254 more words


How to give like a writer

Silk’s Post #113 — I always get a little misty when I hear Christmas carols. I think the sound of music is directly hard-wired to our memory banks. 1,534 more words


End of 2014 Message

Dear Hope AFAR Supporters

It has been an extremely busy year here and with all that has happened in Pakistan of late, the world is starting to realise the difficulties Pakistan faces but also the great promise the next generation holds in building this nation. 233 more words

Afghan Refugees

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End of year message from Hope AFAR, an NGO who support Afghan refugees in Pakistan

That movie playing in your head while you read? It's a learned skill.

“One of the things Wilhelm noticed in his research is that kids who couldn’t visualize hadn’t been read to or couldn’t remember having picture books read to them.   476 more words

A Year in Review



Dear A to Z supporters,

“It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.” Mother Theresa

Endless love endured this year for the A to Z Literacy Movement as creativity for fundraising increased.   390 more words


Books for Africa: The One to One Literacy Project

Happy Holidays everyone!

This post is about a project I’ve been working on for the past few months with a group of volunteers called the One to One Literacy Project. 562 more words

Peace Corps