Please watch this video:
In May of 2020 we partnered with this school in rural
St. Elizabeth to increase parental engagement and child literacy
Ms. Shaw-Gooden Educational Officer handing a a resource kit to one of the Principals engaging with LIFE
Teacher distributing remedial reading resources to one of the
many parents receiving these workbooks to address their educational needs during school closing
LIFE celebrates 5 years of impacting the lives of struggling readers and their families by building and maintaining sustainable models
"We make our impact in a community when we are able to harness the talents and gifts that human beings possess, create partnerships and deliver a product that will create a change that is sustainable"
Pat Rowe, LIFE's Founder and President
66% of LIFE Jamaica parents attended "Stop the Summer Slide " workshops
70% of LIFE Jamaica students take home books to read on weekends
2014: No books in the home
2019: 70% of students take home 2-3 books
500 students in 13 schools are benefiting from LIFE'S programs
LIFE's Family Navigators are parents or family members who have a child in our program.
They help parents navigate the educational system
LIFE provides educational resources for students and families
LIFE serves 5 pre-K & K schools, creating a model that helps parents to engage with their child at an early age
LIFE has increased student attendance in pre-K & K because of interventions that address absenteeism
LIFE serves 25 students who have special needs
72% of grade 1 students have improved by 1 or more grade levels in reading because of LIFE's intervention
50 students in the "Sing, Talk & Read" (STAR) program participated in the
"1-2-3 Books in the Home Lending Library" program
100% of students who graduated from kindergarten and their parents participated in "Stop Summer Slide" workshop
Outreach to 75% of parents to raise awareness of the critical importance of attendance on academic success.
20 students received a certificate for 100% attendance
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