volunteer from Montana
Moldova | Let Girls Learn | Safe Routes to School Action
volunteer from Montana
By promoting "child-friendly schools ", we hope to give children equal opportunities and access to educational opportunities and create a precedent for other community stakeholders. By arranging an access path to the high school building with a ramp for the disabled, with bicycle parking and a public transportation hub will create a multi-purpose space suitable to the needs of over 750 students. At the school, there are approximately 415 girls and 335 boys. Of these students those with physical disabilities include, 4 boys and 3 girls. The main objective of this project is to increase access for vulnerable students to attend school by all means necessary, vastly increasing ability to come to school.
In addition functional facilities that will benefit beneficiaries, this project brings value by increasing social cohesion between the various groups educating and caring for people with disabilities, education practicing healthy lifestyle through cycling and promoting bicycle as transportation means environmentally etc. Our aim is for this project is that with the added equipment the quality of education will improve and students will have a safe environment, as a prerequisite of their capacity to participate, learn and thrive in the school framework. By adding additional infrastructure to our school, the full capability of both boys and girls can be met by allowing them to have a full range of aptitude in reaching their educational potential.
Additionally some of our proposed activities will include, holding a bicycle race in the spring of 2017 we will promote a healthy lifestyle and a general meeting of parents of students in the month of April 2017 will offer the possibility of the latter to familiarize themselves with the objectives and benefits of the project to realize the need to address assisting and recognizing school access for people with disabilities.
Feasibility of the project is supported by the involvement of various community stakeholders. Hall giving space, comes with financial contribution from high school, teaching staff, curricula, and community involving 50 volunteers at all stages of project implementation.
This project has been designed to expand access to education for girls in Moldova as part of the Let Girls Learn Program. Learn more at letgirlslearn.peacecorps.gov.
Your contribution increases the impact of Ms. Tryon, her fellow Peace Corps Volunteers, and their communities; and makes a brighter future possible for young women in Moldova.