Nadji came to speak to the 4th graders about living in South Africa. Can you imagine walking miles for water? Well, believe it! The families in Africa spend about 3 hours of their day getting water. Coach Nadja Tapkas lived in South Africa for 3 years and learned fascinating facts about South Africa.
Since 1981, International House has been a leading provider of direct services to Charlotte’s ever-growing international community, which numbers more than 104,000 immigrants and foreign-born citizens. We are a grassroots non-profit organization with a mission to promote international understanding and to serve immigrants in need. We offer foreign-language conversation hours, cultural events, an international book club, citizen diplomacy programs, an international women’s group, language classes, free citizenship workshops, legal services for low-income immigrants, and much more.