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07/01/2020 at 05:29PM

I want to start a service learning project/club, does anyone have any ideas?

I’m going into junior year of high school and I want to start my own service project or club as a leadership opportunity, however I don’t have many ideas. I’d really appreciate it if anyone could share some possible ideas or thoughts!

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07/01/2020 at 06:25PM

I think that creating an after school activity/service activity that involves sports is great. In my school, we have an activity where high school students teach basic soccer/basketball/field hockey/rugby etc. to kids who may not have much sports at their school.

It really depends on what country you live in too. For example, I lived in Malawi, a 3rd world country, where most kids did not know what a computer was or looked like. We had a computer coaching service ASA, and it was very successful as the kids learned how to use Microsoft Word, or the word processing applications. If you think about it, many companies nowadays require these skills, and to think that this might help them in the future is great.

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[🎤 AUTHOR]@martinitaguti07/01/2020 at 06:27PM

Thank you so much, I live in South Africa and I think doing something to educate kids on computers and technology would be very successful. Appreciate the help!

@zhelva07/01/2020 at 06:35PM [edited]

What a coincidence! I live in South Africa too! (in Cape Town to specify) and go to the American School.

[🎤 AUTHOR]@martinitaguti07/01/2020 at 06:37PM

How cool! I live in Johannesburg and attend the american school.

@zhelva07/01/2020 at 06:40PM

I go to the American school too, I am also really interested in service, I think it would be really cool if we raised money together for some sort of project, it would show collaboration and our schools are already really connected. If you are interested my instagram is @zeynep.helva I would love to share ideas :)

[🎤 AUTHOR]@martinitaguti07/01/2020 at 06:41PM

That would be great!! I requested to follow!