Jane Wlehdi Togba is a native of Liberia. Togba, a Howard University graduate, who holds a Masters degree in Elementary Education, is changing the way children and their parents experience education, with her interactive and educational enrichment program, FuNation Inc. The idea for FuNation came about while Togba was working as the director of a childcare center.
Parents at the center complained about the lack of enrichment programs for students. She then became inspired to create a program that would enrich student learning. Togba
“envisioned a nurturing place where children could grow -- physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. [She] did not believe that education should be taught in a competitive environment. Instead, she imagined an environment filled with the spirit to achieve.”
Togba with Jubuisson
So, with plenty of encouragement from her fiancé, Phillippe Jubuisson, FuNation Inc. was born.
FuNation, which is based in Bethesda Maryland, is an academic and extracurricular enrichment program. Designed for children ages 2-12. The program’s enrichment activities include fitness/dance, foreign language (Spanish, French), creative art, hands-on science, computer classes and more. FuNation programs are now offered in more than 50 schools, daycares, and after school programs throughout Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, DC. Togba encourages anyone who has a dream or vision to go for it until it is
To learn more about FuNation, visit www.funation.org
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