WBEZ | Swazikids http://www.wbez.org/tags/swazikids Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Activism: Preschool teacher shows her students how to help children in Swaziland http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-25/global-activism-preschool-teacher-shows-her-students-how-help-children-s <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-August/2011-08-25/1.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Today on our <a href="http://www.wbez.org/globalactivism" target="_blank"><em>Global Activism</em></a> segment, we talk to Ziomara Perez, a Chicago preschool teacher. “Ms. Zio,” as her students call her, teaches her preschoolers to make a difference in other children’s lives in small but impactful ways.</p><p>Zio is founder of <a href="http://swazikidsinternational.org/">SwaziKids International</a>, an organization that raises money to send kids in Swaziland to school. In addition to paying children's school fees, SwaziKids sends school supplies, books, classroom furnishings and uniforms to under-served schools in the country.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>Chicago Public Media&nbsp;(WBEZ)&nbsp;has not independently investigated any persons or organizations that appear on the Global Activism series and does not endorse any such person or organization.</em></p></p> Thu, 25 Aug 2011 15:49:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-25/global-activism-preschool-teacher-shows-her-students-how-help-children-s