Inclusive Education

Inclusive Education

picture1Meet Luidine. She’s sitting to the far left, next to Mara Lynne (middle) and Willmielle (right). ¬†They sit in the front row together at their school in a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Luidene has physical and learning disabilities. Sometimes during recess she watches her friends play soccer. Most times they skip soccer and play games with Luidene.

Because Luidene, Mara Lynne and Willmielle are friends. And that’s what friends do. They play together. They learn together.

 

There’s a church in Pennsylvania that helps this school. And that’s what people do. They help each other. This little school is practicing inclusive education. It is demonstrating that people with exceptional needs belong to communities in which their God-given gifts are valued and respected.

A church in Pennsylvania helps a church in Haiti. The church in Haiti makes the school possible. The school is careful to reach out to all children. These children help each other. It’s Heavenly.

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