THE OFFICIAL iGA MYSPACE!
Non-profit organization helps children
Article Written By Jennifer Byford
“The American teenager is apathetic, fat, lazy and completely ignorant of the facts and issues of the world,” world studies and history teacher Matinga Ragatz said. “That’s the stereotype right? And they want to break that stereotype, kill that stereotype. And say you know what, we are aware, we understand.”
This semester Ragatz is teaching her World Studies classes global citizenship. In order to get her students actively involved in the world’s happenings she has them planning and running a non-profit charity organization called Interface Global Alliance (iGA) to improve life in Ekuku in Equatorial Guinea located in West Africa. Ragatz and her students hope to break the teenage stereotype through this project.
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