Friday, November 29, 2013

At Catherine McAuley Center, English helps immigrants find jobs, settle in

This center has one-on-one tutoring for their students. Volunteers teach the immigrants English and help them pass their citizenship tests.   - - Donna Poisl

by Hayley Bruce

After being in the United States for more than eight years, 41-year-old Francoise Kasine said she feels more at home  in Cedar Rapids than she does in her former home country of Rwanda.

And for that, she credits her English tutor, Ann Sullivan, and the services provided by the Catherine McAuley Center in Cedar Rapids where she’s worked with a tutor to help get her citizenship and learn English.

The Cedar Rapids resident came to the United States with her husband and three children after 11 years of moving around the world in an attempt to get into America and escape genocide in Rwanda.
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