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Peter Hinds

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Review for Child Aid, Portland, OR, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

My wife and I were part of the 16 member team that catalogued books and painted the inside and outside of a school in 2009 and 2010. We saw how teacher training has helped instruction. We noticed the enthusiasm of children who voluntarily attended a reading program during their vacation time. We were impressed by how the community became involved in the improvement of their children's education. We were very impressed by the Guatemalan teachers trained by Child-Aid and by the entire staff of the organization in Guatemala and in Portland, Oregon.

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We saw first hand the desire children had to improve their reading skills by attending classes during their vacation.

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Role:  Volunteer & We painted and cleaned a school.