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To break down barriers and create capabilities for the impoverished by providing a safe environment to learn, grow, belong, and change their life’s course. We believe in: Education. Education is the only true path our of poverty Problem Solving & Life Skills Problem solving abilities and life skills are critical to future success Help Without Dependence. Providing help without developing dependence builds strength Responsibility. Children, ultimately must take responsibility for their own learning, growth, life goals and path to success
Strength for the Journey DR, a legal non-profit in the United Sttes, provides assistance to learning centers that offer after school and Saturday enrichment classes for children ages 7 - 12. Children take responsibility to self-select classes and create their own schedules. When children do not have classes, they are welcome to come, belong, and play with a variety of educational toys always available.
Currently, Strength for the Journey DR provides assistance to the Jamao learning center to offer a menu of 16 classes during after-school hours, Saturdays, or mornings in summer months. All classes, materials, instruments, and uniforms are provided free. Learning center teachers are a mix of paid locals and volunteers.
Our staff is a combination of paid local teachers and volunteers. Although the non-profit is not religious-based, our learning center is located in the local Catholic Church and we work together as partners to improve the lives and education of children, youth, and families in Jamao.
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