מחבר: ספיר משולם ואוראל אלחדד
Today was held the opening ceremony of the third program cycle to complete matriculation to soldiers in Chile (equipment and transport base) in collaboration with the תקשו”ב program allows soldiers approach the matriculation exams in mathematics, three units of study to take a citizenship with a better starting point. This is the third incarnation of the program which began in January 2014, when new cycle there is an increase of 42% in the number of participants in comparison with the previous period. “The biggest turnover of the program so far,” noted party headquarters personnel in Chile and in charge of the program, major glory. “The success of the program was made possible primarily thanks to the mentors and teachers who volunteer and come at the expense of time. Beside the professional support they give emotional support soldiers, and thus they cause soldiers who come from difficult backgrounds usually begin to believe in themselves. “
The program is designed for soldiers coming from lower socioeconomic backgrounds. The soldiers do not have a high school diploma certificates and some even no 12 years of schooling. “Complete matriculation for the soldiers in this program, not an easy task,” explains major musicals. “Some come from homes they work, military service, and handle the load. Combine in this study that is not an easy task and we do everything we can and give them all the tools to succeed. The mentors are working hard to help, and they benefit from collaboration. “The program gives a second chance to soldiers at the base, said Capt. Joseph Solomon, elder. “The apprentice became interested in the role that I do, and the fact that he saw soldiers engage in the military and that it gave him a chance to dream and opened his eyes to other options.
The effort that the investors soldiers decide to take part in the project, but they benefit. “Thanks to the program changed the way I look at things,” said Sgt. (Res.) Sage, which Mordechai participated in the second. “Even though I failed a couple of times I gave myself no, I kept trying until I did the test. The self-belief grew thanks to my sponsor and I kept insisting. “
Translated from Navy website