They will learn many things starting with how to take care of their bodies, how and why is it is important to understand family planning, how to feed their baby and create healthy meals for both mother and child.
They will get to learn the general knowledge of how they conceived a baby.
In many cases it has been less than an ideal situation. They could be victims of incest, rape etc. and the girls are given the opportunity to speak with a counselor during the class and after.
The teacher who is teaching right now is a registered nurse volunteering from the United States. She is a darling girl named Chelsie but she returns to the states in April. At that time another nurse from Japan will step in and teach.
I can't express here what a wonderful program this is and how much help is needed for these lovely young ladies.
If you would like to help and are interested in donating, here is a list of things they need.
Baby clothing 0-2yrs
Cloth or plastic diapers
Calendars - free ones from the bank would be great - for tracking their cycles and planning.
Writing pens or pencils (with sharpners)
The postage to Chuuk is U.S. postage - Please use a flat rate postage box, weight does not matter with flat rate and they are shipped first class or priority. If it is shipped any other way it takes about 4-6 months to get here and most of the time it cost a lot more for shipping.
Mail donations to:
Chuuk Women Council Attn: Grace
C/O Bringing the Love Project
PO Box 1627
Weno, Chuuk 96942
Grace will keep us informed and we will be able to track the packages. If you need a tax receipt and pictures we can make sure you receive them.
Many of our successful missionary opportunities to share the gospel have been found through our friendships doing service and getting involved with great organizations such as this. We believe becoming like Jesus Christ means building meaningful friendships and developing charity, and sharing the gospel through acts of service.