These past 6 months have seen the kids at Eden progress well with their studies, and a few of them start the challenging transition towards independence. It has also been a great six months of engagement by the local community.
Students in the secondary IB class at QSI International School of Shekou participated in a service project to help support the children at Project Eden. Over two visits, they established a recreational/games rooms and a library as well as providing tutoring to some of the kids in math and English. Thanks QSI teachers and students.
A highlight for everyone was a trip to the beach. Over 40 people attended and for many of the girls from Qinghai studying Chinese at Project Eden, this was their first time to the beach. What a great day. Thanks Dale and Cyndi for making this happen.
My world is not limited to a small mountain village. I want to reach a distance I have never reached. I want to go to the top of the mountain to overlook the world and blow the night wind on the top of the mountain.
The Husky Energy Tailoring Skills Program for Women started in August this year, with 51 students attending. This program is running in Western China and we have seen great potential in the students in improving their way of life.
One of our projects for the My First Job program in China is the Embroidery Skills Training. Behind the faces of each of the students is an encouraging story of hope and perseverance. One of them is Daretao and this is her story: