It has been three months since we opened our door to the first batch of learners, The Pioneers. We have spent every day, Monday through Friday of these twelve weeks learning and sharing with each other. On December 12, 2019, our Pioneers decided to host their parents, some friends, and all the community members.
On August 5, Bramble kick started her holiday program at Arikanki village. This is the next step in establishing Bramble Learning Space; the first alternative school in Nigeria.
Dear readers, thank you for your interest in our newsletter. We are glad to take you through the highlight of our activities in these past months. We are especially grateful for the positive feedbacks we received after our first Newsletter; each was invaluable. Enjoy as we take you through it all
We are set to begin our work at Arikanki village. The project team visited Arikanki village on the 25th of July. We were given a warm welcome by the community. During the visit, we mapped some the villages around Arikanki which include Fakore, Oretu, and Igbagbo. We noted other challenges faced by the people in the community which includes lack of access to clean water, erratic electricity supply, poor road network, lack of basic health care center.
Alternative education drives a vision to provide a creative and sustainable education, by equipping learners to be globally competent and locally relevant individuals. This approach to education seeks to transform learning by employing techniques that identify the learner has the main individual in the learning process and to bring out the in-depth potential of every child.
Bramble is championing a nationwide campaign to build two learning halls for children at Arikanki village, Ibadan. We will be gathering 100,000 plastic bottles for this purpose.
Bramble celebrated 2019 children’s day with the theme ‘Giving Creativity Expression’. In collaboration with The Autism Awareness Foundation (TAAF) and the leaders of Beere community, we hosted over 154 children.
Bramble was interviewed by NGOPodcast.
Our Pilot Project at Beere is one month already. Bramble Learning Space officially began her Pilot Project at Beere, Ibadan on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The learning sessions started with six (6) children during the first week, and now we have about thirty (30) children who benefit from the space. These four weeks has been quiteRead more about Bramble Learning space is one month today![…]
The first quarter of 2019 came with so much warmth and excitement. The enthusiasm displayed by the children, their parents, community leaders, and every other person involved in this adventure has been simply amazing! Not just that, every time the “Bramble Idea” is shared, it has fallen on receptive and interested hearts that are wowedRead more about Bramble Quarterly Newsletter_1-2019[…]