Franco Majok, executive director of Village Help for South Sudan, and Ron Moulton, treasurer, sit on the benches of a classroom of a school under the trees in Wunlang.
Franco and Ron joined by some students.
The teachers of Wunlang School.
Angelo, the headmaster of Wunlang School, demonstrates the use of a bead abacus.
Another teacher demonstrates addition.
Bhakita, mother of three, teacher of the 25-member women's literacy class in Wunlang. This meets from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., after Bhakita finishes teaching at Wunlang School.
Using the vinyl chalkcloth brought from America. It folds up into a suitcase!
Lisa Deeley Smith, one of the directors of Village Help for South Sudan, starts her first teacher-training session for Wunlang schoolteachers. The portable chalkboard is being used in Wunlang's church. We needed to meet there so we could hold the chalkboard in place with bricks at the top of the wall.
Each teacher got a copy of Dinka Stories. This book of four Dinka folk tales inspired teachers, while we were there, to write their own stories.
The text books Village Help for South Sudan bought in Kampala, Uganda. These were the texts the teachers requested -- curriculum in all subjects and all levels, dictionaries, and grammar books.
Peter Piol, one of the teachers at Wunlang School, demonstrates how to use a bead abacus.
The teachers of Wunlang School write a book together on teaching math in school using the Concentrated Language Encounter method of Rotary International. Note how the teachers help each other with the spelling.
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