Wellington Refugee 2014-2015 Graduation

On 29 November 2014, 14 very exuberant Colombian and Burmese families graduated from the e-Learning Porirua CTC at the RSA. They spoke of their happiness to be in New Zealand and their joy of learning. The children were also fully engaged in the technology at the centre and keen to get their computers home. Thanks to tutor Peter, assistant Ibrahim, interpreter Jackie and child minder Beatiz, plus Tim and Graham and the whole team at e-Learning Porirua local provider for another successful intake. Certificates were presented by Abdi Bihi from Ministry of Education who fund this valuable work which provides opportunity for the whole family. Beatiz is from a previous intake and has worked very hard to improve her English, so now she is employed back into the programme to run the childcare for new families in training. Her whole family is making great strides in education and employment, with husband Angel now working using his skills as a motorcycle mechanic. We wish all the graduates and their families the best for the future. Nau mai haere mai welcome to Computers in Homes.

Beatriz graduated earlier in 2014 and did the child minding for the latest intake of refugee CIH families.
Beatriz has a new life in NZ now. Read her story: 
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