Zelda, Mozambique

Zelda, born in 1981

Country: Mozambique

Church: Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mozambique

Occupation:  Student of theology

Project: Musical and English Training for the Youth in the Church and from the Community

Short description:

The goal of the project is to train youth in Mozambique within the church and society in music instrument playing (guitar, piano, tromped) and English classes for a period of nine months.

Project details

Goal

At end of September 2009, 30 youth are trained and able to perform Musical Instruments (Guitar, Trumpets and Piano) and acquainted with English (written & spoken) skills.

Goal achieved?

The goal was mostly achieved. However, only 26 young people completed the project.

Successes and challenges

It was a great a success that none of those who committed to the class dropped out. This despite the fact that the circumstances of life were quite challenging for them.

It was a major challenge when the English teacher became sick and the group had to organize together with the pastor a new solution.

Activities

  • Guitar classes
  • English classes
  • Piano classes
  • Trumpet classes
  • Drama based on biblical stories
  • Bible studies

Number of people involved?

32

What did you learn personally?

“If people really want something, they do it with much energy.”

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