Peer Education Program

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Initiatives and Development at Friends of Canon Gideon Foundation

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As a short term intern, a key concern is how to make your impact long term, positive, and transformative. This can be measured in many ways such as through the strength and sustainability of the projects you leave behind and through your ability to successfully translate your knowledge and experience to the people with whom you come into contact. Beginning a peer education program between the students of the Hope Institute and FOCAGIFO’s partnering primary schools accomplishes both of these goals and we believe it will be a program which continues to benefit all parties involved.
Peer educators are hand picked students selected for their demonstrated leadership, skills, and deep concern for the community and world around them. Their job is not only to spread valuable information to peers and younger students, but to act as role models of the changes they advocate in their community. As leaders in the…

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