Will you help me change a child or adults life as a Teacher?

Darryl Hamby Start Date: Dec 7, 2017 - End Date: Mar 6, 2018
  • Leadership/Training Program
  • Study/Degree Abroad
  • TEFL/Teach Abroad
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, Russia

My Travel Story

by: Darryl Hamby Start Date: Dec 7, 2017 - End Date: Mar 6, 2018
  • Leadership/Training Program
  • Study/Degree Abroad
  • TEFL/Teach Abroad
I have been to college three times in my life. Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Technology, and Computer Information systems. These have a commonality, learning, and teaching. I have spent 6 years teaching students and staff about technology as I was the System administrator for the school. I greatly enjoyed that time. Now, after 5 months in China with 16 classes of 50-60 kids each, I find that I enjoy teaching and have a positive effect on others in learning. The pictures on this campaign are of me and some of the classes I had. You can see the smiles the kids had with my lessons and sharing things with them. Turns out Chinese kids love Shania Twain. I also greatly enjoyed visiting the Forbidden City, Drum and Bell Towers and other sites while I was in China. If you ever get the chance please go see them. I enjoy helping open doors to help them learn English and expanding the lives of children and adults. This campaign is to help me travel to the EU or Russia and sustain me while I look for a teaching job. I have paid for the TEFL classes and I start in a few days. They will finish in early March so I hope to be able to travel by the end of March. I am not just asking for help, I have worked to reduce my current budget cost to save funds, turned off the TV cable service, ended monthly memberships, had the utilities put my account on the budget plan and even put up my much wanted "project car" a 1973 Mustang up for sale to help cover these budgeted costs. The saying is, I have put some skin into the game. Why the EU or Russia you might ask? Well, I was in the US Military back in the 1980's (that's why I had to leave China) and back then the Berlin wall was up and Russia wasn't a place to visit. Being in the Military I had some access to information about the country. Now it's different and even someone like me, a former military can go and teach. Plus, I get to see the wonders of the many churches, historical sites, learn about the people and help children and adults learn English and that opens doors for them to do more in life, work and even travel the world as I wish to do. So, will you help me make a child or adults life better? Thanks for reading this. 
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, Russia

Updates

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  • About To Finish Week Two In The TEFL.

    About to wrap up week two of the TEFL class and my grades are two 100% and a 97.5%. I am working hard to make the classes the best I can. Still, need some help on the travel cost and something to live on till the teaching starts.

Adventure Registry

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