A Remarkable Volunteer at Kilimahewa Modern Secondary School

We are delighted to share the inspiring story of Gerard Johannes Schaap, a dedicated volunteer who made a lasting impact at Kilimahewa Modern Secondary School during his 17-day service from October 4th to October 26th, 2023, accumulating a total of over 102 Volunteer Hours our school.
Hailing from the Netherlands, Gerard brought a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to our school community, leaving an indelible mark.

Empowering Students Through Education

Gerard’s contributions during his volunteer period were multi-faceted. He generously offered his expertise in three key subjects: Computer Studies, Maths, and Biology. His passion for education was evident in his commitment to teaching, and he played a significant role in helping our students excel in these subjects.

Fostering Language Proficiency

One of the standout aspects of Gerard’s tenure was his dedication to enhancing the English language skills of our students. He encouraged them to speak English confidently, which is a vital skill for their academic and future success. Gerard’s approach made language learning engaging and fun, providing a supportive environment for our students to flourish.

Innovative Use of Online Resources

Gerard’s forward-thinking approach to education extended beyond the classroom. He introduced our students to various online learning tools, opening up new avenues for exploring and mastering Maths. By harnessing the power of the internet, he helped our students develop a deeper understanding of the subject, making it more accessible and enjoyable.

A Model Volunteer

Gerard Johannes Schaap exemplified the qualities of an exceptional volunteer. He was not only smart and punctual, but his open-mindedness and willingness to help endeared him to our school community. His conduct was impeccable, and he was a role model for both our students and staff.

The impact of Gerard Johannes Schaap’s volunteer service at Kilimahewa Modern Secondary School cannot be overstated. He enriched the lives of our students (nearly 200) through his teaching, language encouragement, and innovative approach to learning. His dedication and exemplary conduct left a lasting impression on our school.

We are immensely grateful to Gerard for his contributions, and we wish him continued success in his endeavors. His time with us serves as a shining example of the positive change that volunteers can bring to our school community. He was presented with a Volunteer Certificate upon completion of his volunteer period.

Thank you, Gerard Johannes Schaap, for making a significant difference at Kilimahewa Modern Secondary School.