News & Notes

  • Oct 24, 2016
    Mahesh joined The Welcome Project as a teacher’s aide in the Fall of 2015 and because of the generous contributions from our community, he continues to work as an aide in our beginner English classes. Mahesh grew up in Katmandu, Nepal where he studied aviation engineering and worked as an engineer on a British aircraft company. Mahesh is a founding member of the Prakashmuni English Boarding School (PEBS), a school of 90 students located in a rural mountainside village in Nepal.
  • Oct 20, 2016
    Erica learned about The Welcome Project through Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life. Tisch’s student placement program matched Erica with TWP as a student intern. During her time she learned about TWP’s programs and coordinated its annual fundraiser YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City. 
  • Oct 20, 2016
    Thanks to First Literacy, we are running a yearlong Computer Literacy class which is helping immigrants more easily integrate and use modern technology in their daily lives. The class is being offered for students in our Adult ESOL Program. In the fall semester, we are focusing on building basic computer skills.