YEWTHS ROC is part of ROC Wheels, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides wheelchairs and other mobility devices to people with disabilities in developing countries.
The YEWTHS ROC program incorporates a variety of lessons and activities that teachers may choose from to meet student interest, curriculm requirements, and/or time constraints. A minimum of three components is required. These include: introduction, social entrepreneurship action project, and celebration closure. It can be scheduled daily, weekly, or monthly as needed to accomodate teacher schedules.
Key Characteristics of the YEWTHS ROC Program
- Youth Empowerment
- Intercultural Awareness
- “Diversability” Awareness
- Local and International Service Learning
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Life Skills through Creative Arts and Technology
- Civic Engagement