The Mission of A Better World is to
help rebuild the futures of the children in our broken communities by providing basic physical needs, individualized academic programs, and spiritual development.
Teachers at A Better World design interactive, fun lesson plans to help kids with areas that they are struggling in. Aside from this, teachers provide time for homework help so that kids have an opportunity to ask questions and get some help from knowledgeable, qualified people.
i-Ready Reading Program
In addition the the lesson plans and homework that teachers provide daily, A Better World utilized the computer program i-Ready. Twice weekly, students spend an hour in the computer lab with a program designed to further their reading abilities and get them up to grade level or give them confidence in their academics. A Better World staff monitors these sessions to answer questions and keep kids on track. Students are also provided with their own account and encouraged to use i-Ready from home. Students have improved by an average of one grade level in reading for every 90 days they use the program.
A Better World hosts monthly Family Fun Nights, where ABW students and their families share a hot meal with teachers and staff to get to know each other. Following dinner, students play academic games while parents attend a guest speaker or enrichment education on topics such as budgeting, substance abuse, education, employment and other important topics. Family Fun Nights are a great way for students, staff and families to learn some valuable lessons and get to know each other.
Want to help?
Your financial support will enable a child be to be in A Better World! This means that a student will have a hot meal five days per week, toiletries to last the month and classroom supplies so they can complete their homework in a safe environment! These donations are critical to our success, as we do not charge families for the program due to economic disadvantages in the community.
Anybody can volunteer to work with kids in A Better World from the hours of 2:30-6:00 Monday-Friday. Volunteers can become a reading buddy, work with kids as a one-on-one tutor or help teachers as a classroom assistant. If you can’t make a weekly commitment, we also need volunteers to assist in our Family Fun nights once a month on Thursdays through the school months from 6-8:30p. All volunteers must be background checked and cleared before working with the kids. You can get more information by clicking on the button below and filling out the contact form.
If you’d like to volunteer or you have a question, please fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch soon. Thank you for your interest in A Better World.