Ms. Hattie Saddler is 79 years old and she enjoys writing in her journal daily, spending time with her family, playing bingo. She's excited about joining the Travel with Purpose Literacy Program this summer.



Mrs. Stella Mays  who is 84 years old, enjoys reading, shopping, travel and watch movies in her spare time and also loves being self sufficient. She is looking forward to enrolling in the travel with purpose literacy program to receive more knowledge on the internet 101

Travel with a Purpose Literacy Program

B Helpful Love is a 501 c 3 local non-profit organization founded in July 2019 by Natasha White. Our organization aims to assist our senior citizen community aged 55 years and older with everyday living in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties.

Travel with a Purpose Literacy Program

Our literacy program creates an opportunity for all participants to gain the following skills:

• Reading Comprehension

• Basic Math

• Beginner Technology 101

• GED inquiry assistance

All four skills are led by experienced and highly qualified teacher volunteers. As all our teaching volunteers have completed and met the Department of Health and Human Services requirements to teach in public, private and/or in a licensed childcare facility.

This Program Matters

According to www.proliteracy.org more that 36 million adults in the United States can’t read, write or do basic math above a 3rd grade level (2019). Our program will provide our senior citizen community a better way of living. Becoming self sufficient of being able to read and understanding materials that are provided to them on a daily basis without having to depend on others to do it for them. 

Education


 Our Literacy program will help improve reading, writing, basic mathematics and internet 101. The literacy program is dedicated to strengthening and growing the statics on senior citizen basic education skills. 

Certifications

 

We will invest in providing quality teachers and volunteers throughout the literacy program which runs yearly with two classes per week on Wednesdays and Saturdays for one hour. Certificates are given at the end of the program and an opportunity is given to take the GED test.