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Helping Hand-in-Hand Projects Change Lives
Front row (l-r) Anna Tsiboukas St Stephens College Chloe Schute St Stephens College Kajol Chandra Southport SHS, Zara-tori Reynolds Beenleigh SHS, Chloe, Shute Cleveland SHs Jamie Horay Cleveland. Back row Laura Ross Tamborine Mountain SHS, Joshua Blair Windaroo SHS Suzannah Stokes Rivermount SHS.
Quota International of Beenleigh is inviting young people in year 11 to enter the 2018 World Service Ambassador of the Year. Entry is free for this popular and rewarding public-speaking competition, whether you're a competitor or in the audience. Winners won't just be great public speakers, they'll be generous too. Rather than keeping the prize money for themselves, they will nominate a worthwhile 'Hand-in-hand Project' to receive it as a donation.
QI of New Delhi: Personal Care for Women in Need QI of Sainik Farm: Preschool and Home for the Aged
QI of Kuala Lumpur: Life Coaching and Job Skills for Women and Deaf Adults
QI of Angeles: Learn to Earn QI of Cebu: Daycare Centers for Malnourished Children
QI of Cebu South: We Share Bakery
QI of Davao: Kindergarten Enrichment
QI of Iloilo: Leganes Deaf Resource Center
QI of Las Piñas: Supporting a Pediatric Ward and Building Bridges for the Deaf
QI of Legazpi-Mayon: Stitch for a Living
QI of Mandaue: Vocational Training for Deaf Students
QI of Manila: Empowering Women and Children through Education
QI of Manila South: Special Education Center Multi-Purpose Room
QI of Metro Cebu: Special Education for Deaf and Disabled Children
QI of Pampanga: Learning Resource Center for Deaf Students
QI of Parañaque: Health Clinic Renovation
QI of Quezon City: Balik Ugnay: Reaching Out to Families
QI of Suriname: Stuka Prisiri: Enjoy Learning!
Judge and Artist Don Walters with 3rd place getter Hannah Taylor from Cleveland SHS who spoke on QI Manilla empowering women and children through education.
The Quota World Service Ambassador of the Year empowers students to make a real difference in the lives of disadvantaged people, in communities recognised by Quota throughout the world. It also serves to educate students on ways to overcome poverty and provide much-needed resources in third world countries.
Every entrant gets to research a Quota Hand-in-Hand World Service project and prepare a passionate speech. Speeches need to be four-minutes long and will be presented at a special event on May 16th in Beenleigh. The event is free to attend and includes a light supper. A panel of judges will determine the prize winners on the night.
Judge Robyn Wells from Griffith University with 2nd place winner Chloe Shute St Stephens College spoke on QI New Delhi personal care for women and won $300 to be donated to that project.