August 31, 2019

 These are pictures of the village's new Kindergarten that Alkaid will be using over it's future summers! It has enough dorms within it, for Alkaid's headquarters to base right there. We're very excited to see our new and colorful facility next year!

August 21, 2019

 Alkaid just wants to take a minute to appreciate the beautiful nature that surrounds our living space. This is the view we wake up to and go to bed to.  With all the chaos taking place on our planet like deforestation, pollution, and increase in climate change in our...

August 13, 2019

In honor of #internationalyouthday Alkaid wants to shed light on the UNESCO’s 2017-18 Global Education Monitoring Report, that states: 
the number of boys and girls who are denied access to education is up 1 million from 2016 — to 264 million. Only 83 percent...

August 3, 2019

 A big thank you to everyone who made this season possible! Our founders Lynn, of Alkaid Gansu and Tiffany, of Alkaid Hualian, did so much to organize our programs. Thank you to each donor and sponsor that gave us the monetary resources to continue running and provide...

August 2, 2019

 Alkaid is so greatful for an amazing season this year! Today we had our annual end-of-year singing/dancing performance by each grade, a teacher dance, and some individual performances. It was so nice to see everyone - students and teachers - in the same place at the s...

August 1, 2019

 Today after some dance rehearsal, different grades came out to the field to play some games! It was a great end of the afternoon, especially after our exit exams!

August 1, 2019

 Our Alkaid teachers have just administered the final annual exit exam. We're looking forward to a long night full of grading, caffeine and end of summer bonding!

July 29, 2019

 As we enter our last week of classes, I just wanted to take a minute to reflect on how truly amazing this season has been. As I look into different classrooms to take pictures and report on what's going on in each classroom, I can't help but notice the positive energy...

July 27, 2019

While we definitely favor teaching English during our time in Gansu, our math teachers work very hard and do an amazing job. The kids absolutely adore their daily math session. Math teachers refresh kids old skills and teach new material. Watching the students engaged...

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