"One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world. "

From Malala’s address to the United Nations, July 12, 2013

Supporting Medical Missions

JAMSBooks is a publishing business which started creating educational coloring books for third-world countries November, 2009. The books get into the hands of children by way of individuals, missionaries, medical professionals, clinics, medical mission teams and international relief organizations.  As of December, 2013, approximately 16,365 books have gone to children in:

Nicaragua (40)
Peru (325)
Belize (500)
Honduras (1,950)
Guatemala (70)
Central American Burn clinics (1900)
Philippines (100)
Panama (80)
Haiti (6,070)
Dominican Republic  (2000)
Ghana (3350)
Malawi (100)
India (10)

Coloring books are so basic here in the United States; we may forget their educational power.  Kids in developing countries rarely get books; coloring books are a treat. The medical profession is very aware of their power in extending the impact of medication through education.

When a child sits down, concentrates and carefully colors illustrations, they notice and observe what’s happening, thus they are not passive recipients of information, they are interacting. They read the words on the page, they learn from what’s happening in the art as their little fingers grip the crayon or coloring pencil.

So far, JAMSBooks has custom-illustrated, written and printed two different coloring book topics – anti-parasite/hygiene and burn prevention. Each book was researched with assistance from professionals at international non-profits based in the United States.

The hygiene book is available in 4 languages and the burn prevention two languages. However, we’re all about customization, so the books can be printed in any language.  Whether you want  just a few pages of a current book changed,  a new language added or you want to have a book made for your mission, give us a call or an email!

 

Public Readings

Let author Jean Mackay Vinson share one of her books with your students. Students as young as 2 years old will sit intently to listen to the rhymes of Little Tucker Sticks and will be delighted when sticks speak about JesusShe’ll even bring in sticks and yarn to lead a cross-making craft with your students and teachers.

About

Contact JAMSBooks
jmv22@cox.net

 

Though a Michigan native, and one whose heart  in part still lives near the lakes, Jean resides in Virginia Beach, Virginia with her husband, kids and pets. She was blessed with a happy, adventuresome childhood.  Raised by two loving and energetic parents, she shared endless fun times with her three sisters and brother and plenty of childhood friends.

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