Posts by Dr Nancy

Streetwise Signature Strength

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Blog, Empower, Encourage, Uncategorized | 0 comments

One of the threee E’s of our mission statement is “encourage”..In that effort, we have been working on teaching the g.a.p. kids abut resilience and the characteristics that build it. Each of our kids has a signature strength and those strengths are repeated and woven into other aspects of our program. In the financial literacy portion of our program, each kid was given a notebook to record their monthly spending. On the inside cover of each notebook along with the participants name is their signature strength. Sometimes signature strengths are developed from the experience of transcending...

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How Haiti Stole My Heart; A Mother’s Day Story

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Blog, Educate, History | 0 comments

We marked the third anniversary of the Haiti earthquake recently and it is time to get this blog going again and share with you all the amazing experiences that our G.A.P. kids bring to the world.  I think about how I naively stepped off the plane on January 27, 2010 and had no idea how deeply Haiti would touch me. I remember being struck by the warmth and humility of the people we were working with on that first trip as they stood in line for hours at a time, wounded and sick amid the dust and rubble. Every single person I spoke with on that first trip had lost an immediate family member to...

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Highlights of Dr Nancy’s Trip to Haiti, Sept 29-Oct 4, 2011

Posted by on Oct 23, 2011 in featured | Comments Off on Highlights of Dr Nancy’s Trip to Haiti, Sept 29-Oct 4, 2011

Highlights of Dr Nancy’s Trip to Haiti, Sept 29-Oct 4, 2011

EDUCATE This time of year, all over Haiti, parents make their way to school to register their children for the new academic year.  Global Adolescent Project has about ten different schools that we deal with and they are dispersed throughout the city.  It is no small feat to wind our way over the ever present rubble in the sweltering heat and human chaos of Port Au Prince and complete what is known as inscription.    For most of our kids, their school schedules were gravely interrupted by the losses they suffered from the earthquake.  We are deeply grateful that your support helped to get...

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