reading

By March 30, 2015Uncategorized

For a while now 1morechild has had a focus on reading.  All our children are taught in English at school, but English is none of their first language.  As a result reading and writing are a real challenge.  Uganda does not have a strong reading culture and very few of our children have ever read a children’s book.

Head teacher Martha with some of the books

Last year a fantastic nursery school in London donated 300 books!  They are now being put to good use as we have around ten dedicated reading sessions per week.  We have also hired a reading specialist and have started a small library.  The children are loving all the new stories, illustrations and learning to read books to themselves.

Mary reading specialist