He calls himself a catalyst…for dreams. He has had more than thirty years experience helping people…first as a medical doctor and then as a full time Church volunteer. His latest project is called Goducate. It provides the seed capital and training for rural livelihood projects overseas. Dr Paul Choo is Devika Misra’s guest on 6th September 2010 on Passion People at 938 Live.
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Helping Needy Asians Help Themselves
Goducate is a non profit organization. The name itself comes from 2 words – “Go” and “Educate”.
“Go” means to proceed, to advance. It denotes a movement, passing from one place to another. It signifies progress being made.
“Educate” means to teach, to train, to groom, to refine. It describes a process to stimulate or develop the mental or moral growth of a person. It speaks of empowerment.
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The Goducate Children’s Home in Cambodia is fortunate to have large grounds that allow space for sports as well as for various livelihood projects. Under the leadership of the teacher who teaches Khmer language, the Home has started a football league. It is a good way of allowing the children from the Home and those from the neighboring communities get to know and have fun with each other, and for the latter to enjoy some of the facilities of the Home.
So far three teams have joined the league. 10 of the boys at the Home form one of the teams. The boys from the Home also take part in another league, that organized by Rawlings Institute.
Match in progress
Participants (team from Home in white tops)
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