Veteran Mark Hill makes Afghan ‘buddy boxes’ to help refugees in UK schools (Mark Hill/PA)
An armed forces veteran has made ‘buddy boxes’ to help Afghan refugees learn English in schools.
Mark Hill, 52, a veteran and entrepreneur from Catterick, North Yorkshire said when he heard the news of the evacuation flights to the UK, he wanted to help young Afghans entering the UK school system feel welcome.
The digital Afghan Buddy Box is a free digital resource created and designed in Microsoft PowerPoint and made available online for teachers to use in their classes.
It makes use of text, pictures and audio to translate Dari and Pashto to English, and is being used in more than 50 schools, including internationally.
Version Two of Afghan Buddy Box will be out soon covering more topics #lessons
#AfghanBuddyBox is a #FREE school r… https://t.co/rfyQn5DngA