Nicholas’ Story

Hi my name is Nicholas and I’ve been in care since I was born. I used to hate reading, but now I do it almost every day, thanks to my Pyjama Angel.

The Pyjama Foundation

At The Pyjama Foundation,  we provide children in foster care the opportunity to change the direction of their lives with learning, life skills and confidence. Through the Love of Learning program, volunteers called ‘Pyjama Angels’ are recruited, screened, trained and then matched with a child in care and spend time with them once a week, focusing on learning-based activities. Pyjama Angels read books aloud with their child, play educational games and help children with their homework. Most importantly, the volunteers give foster children a chance to reach their life potential, despite a fragile start. Children in care have the lowest education outcomes nationally. By improving their learning skills, The Pyjama Foundation is making a positive, life-long impact.

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