What is it?

An 8 week educational camp that provides a safe space for Myanmar women to fully understand daycare options while empowering them to create their own solutions for daycare and employment.

When and where is it?

Waterloo First United Methodist Church
April 4th to May 30th

Activities to reach these goals include:

Benefits for Moms

  • Progressive integration into workforce, allowing time for adjustments for kids and family life. 
  • Learn about child development, specifically in language, social, emotional, nutritional, cognitive, and motor development.
  • Engage with other parents to build a sense of community, and strength those connections. We know life is better in community.
  • Learn about child safety, and parenting techniques. 
  • Creating and maintaining routines in their children's lives.
  • Vision casting to what licensed daycare operation could look like for them.
  • Connections to resources and education in how to become a licensed provider.
  • Connection to our social work interns to see how we can connect them to their dream, and how we can support them in making those dreams a reality.
  • Learn basic food preparation skills.
  • Be a part of our leadership sessions-learning about growth and personal development.

Benefits for Kids

  • Learning routines, rule, boundaries and play with other children and adults.
  • Engage in learning about their world, and the cultures that are coming together in their world.
  • Recieve care in the way that feels nurturing for them, and not from individuals that seem frightening from the perspective of the child.
  • Slowly adjusting to time away from their parents, as opposed to experiencing separation very suddenly, for a longer period of time. 
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