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This author Jo Fountain has created 2 entries.

Newsletter – September 2021

Welcome to our autumn newsletter.  While conditions remain difficult in all our project areas with a surge in Covid cases over the summer in Tanzania, and further landslides and flooding in Nepal in August, our staff remain focused on ensuring long term projects can keep running, as well as providing emergency support.  There is still a lot of good news! Our Tanzania farmers are harvesting a successful crop and our new cohort of Saathi teachers have started in their schools. ...

Saathi Update – September 2021

Improving Primary Education in rural Sindhupalchowk According to the Impact study, 2021 Saathi teachers have significantly improved their classrooms compared to the baseline data. Despite starting late in the first year and the disruption caused by Covid in the second year, Saathi teachers successfully worked on the language and numerical skills in the classrooms. Saathi teachers started working on norms setting, building classroom and school culture, gaining trust with students, existing teachers, and parents, creating engaging lessons and group work. This...