Syd in India

Home » News » Syd in India
Syd_in_india

Syd Dawson formerly a pupil at Richmond School spent 10 days in India. She taught at Amala Children's home. This is a taster about her work there.
The school that we taught in was built for the orphanage and children from the local area also attend the school.  We taught children from the age of 4 to 16.  
We could choose what we taught the children and it varied as the younger children didn't understand much English and the older students were able to do more complex activities because they understood us better. Some of the subjects we taught were Maths, English, Science, Geography, Dance and for the younger children nursery rhymes. We would teach for a maximum of 3 hours per day.
At the end of the day we would play games with the children from the home after they had done their chores. They would teach us some of the games that they played and vice versa. 
Come and hear Syd Dawson speaking about her experiences in India at a World Mission evening in Richmond Church Hall, Saturday, 02. September, 7 pm
Starting at 7 pm with a Bring & Share meal, followed by Syd's presentation.
All welcome, come & support Syd, and bring your friends.
Offering for World Mission funds.

You may also be interested in

logo_rainbow_3
NYD Webteam: Tue 06 Aug 11:51am

...

dales_bike_centre_clean_up
NYD Webteam: Mon 05 Aug 4:35pm

Last week proved to be a devastating one for many people in the Reeth, Bellerby and Grinton areas of The Yorkshire Dales (and the neighbouring area) with torrential rain, flooding and huge damage to properties, businesses, livestock and livelihoods.Despite everything, a big effort to help and support swung into action and it was great to see the Young Farmers Club members, YD National Park...

notts_wheeler_cornering
Kevin Pellatt: Wed 31 Jul 8:25pm

I am old enough to know better than to sign up for the 'Deloitte Ride Across Britain' in September this year, cycling 980 miles in 9 days. That said, it is all in a good cause; the Motor Neurone Disease Association, for whom I'm aiming to raise £2019. A good friend of mine, Trevor, has been diagnosed with MND, a degenerative disease whereby the brain functions but it's...