Friday, December 24, 2010

Educational Materials Donated to howFar

Carson-Dellosa Publishing has donated a variety of educational materials to howFar's latest school, Crimson Academy, located in Gihara, Rwanda. The gift makes it possible for the school to have innovative teaching aids and workbooks that are not available in Sub-Sahara Africa.

For more on this international education initiative of The How Far Foundation, Inc. and howFar Ministries, Inc. Click Here.

Over 200 Batwa Pygmy Children Have Registered to Attend Crimson Academy for the 2011 School Year

Carson-Dellosa Publishing, LLC, based in Greensboro, North Carolina, is a leading educational solutions provider for both educators and parents. Founded by two teachers, the company boasts a 30-year history of enhancing a child’s learning potential and environment through quality curriculum, supplemental learning materials, and classroom resources.

Today, Carson-Dellosa continues its legacy of offering a wide array of products that are created by teachers for teachers and parents. The complete product line includes supplemental books for math, science, social studies, language arts, and early childhood; classroom decoratives; pocket charts; and games and manipulatives for prekindergarten through the eighth grade.

Carson-Dellosa proudly provides teachers, parents, and children around the world with the best possible educational materials produced by the industry’s most recognized and respected award-winning brands including: Summer Bridge Activities™, Mark Twain, Key Education, HighReach Learning®, Frank Schaffer®, Spectrum®, Judy® Instructo, American Education Publishing™, and Brighter Child®.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

howFar Receives Donation

The How Far Foundation, Inc., on December 22, received a donation of $1,400.00 from the employees of Lakeland Electric. The directed donation, for Crimson Academy, was presented to Philip Haynes, project architect and financier. The donation will be allocated for final construction costs and for the purchase of textbooks.

Crimson Academy will provide an elementary education to marginalized Batwa Pygmy children at Gihara, Rwanda. To date, over two hundred children have been enrolled for the 2011 school year. Classes will begin on January 17, 2011.

Click here for more on Crimson Academy.

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