A Mother-Daughter Team Able to Achieve More through Project Literacy Services
Upon meeting Uyen and Anh, it is clear they are very hardworking and appreciative people. As they both work to improve their English, they communicate with basic words and body language. The mother-daugher pair are from Vietnam. Uyen arrived in 2013, Anh arriving one year later. The pair both work at a local clothing shop […]
ESL Programs and Services Directory
Project Literacy often gets asked about other English as a Second Language programs in the Kelowna area. Here is a list we recently created with current information. As we find out about more we will be updating the list, be sure to check back! ESL Programs and Services Directory (August 16th 2017)
Project Literacy is Introducing Plain Language and Literacy Audit Tool Training
Project Literacy is introducing plain language and literacy audit tool training in the form of workshops. Our first one is coming up next month. This full-day workshop will help you and your organization better understand the value of plain language. You will learn how to update documents for clear communication, support your clients more fully […]
‘GET CONNECTED’ WITH NEW DIGITAL LITERACY PROGRAM FOR SENIORS
Many of us struggle to stay on top of the developments in this new age of technology. In a generation where cell phones, Wi-Fi and laptops are the norm it can be difficult to keep up and stay connected. Project Literacy’s newest program, ‘Get Connected: Digital Literacy for Seniors’ aims to target that struggle for […]
Interested in Becoming a Learner at Project Literacy?
Interested in becoming a learner at Project Literacy? Watch this video for more info!
Our Story is on Shaw TV Okanagan!
Thank-you to Fern and Alex Carr for sharing the Project Literacy story with the community on Shaw TV Okanagan. We are blessed to have amazing volunteers in our organization. It is their passion that makes us successful!
Kelowna IPALS Program – Developing a Child’s Skills through Confidence and Connection
Rima and her family, Syrian refugees, moved to Canada in 2016. Rima has a three-year-old daughter named Yara. She was worried about her child’s development and whether her toddler was able to obtain the help she needed in order be like other children her age. Rima explains that she noticed Yara’s language acquisition skills appeared […]
Sip n’ Paint Fundraiser with Pinot and Picasso
Are you ready to sip, paint and laugh til’ your cheeks hurt? Do you want to support a local non-profit and give back to your community? Join us for a paint night fundraiser for Project Literacy and help us expand their reach to help more people right here in Kelowna. All of Pinot and Picasso’s […]
With the Help from Project Literacy, Amanda Has Overcome Obstacles and Brought New Energy to Her Life
Amanda, a 37 year old student at Okanagan College, is currently studying to become a human service worker. Overcoming her obstacles to learning, Amanda is dedicated to supporting others to surmount theirs. Amanda was diagnosed with a learning disability which affects her retention and testing abilities. To be successful at school, she requires different methods […]
Multi-Agency Volunteer BBQ April 25th
We are so thankful for our volunteers and hope they feel appreciated every day. Your empathetic, caring selves add so much to our Okanagan and we are so lucky to have great people who live here. To show more appreciation for them, we’re excited to announce a multi-agency Volunteer Appreciation BBQ on April 25th from […]