This 10 minute video, available on YouTube from Flagler College, provides peer advice in Nepali with English subtitles.
The simple, practical and gently humorous advice includes 5 Chapters:
- Learning English
- Marketplace (Grocery Store)
- Food Stamps, and
It includes a clear explanation of how and when to use 911, generic vs brand pricing and a video of a man opening a bank account that would help others feel more comfortable trying it for themselves.
How You Can Use It
- Consider showing parts of it in job readiness classes or even cultural orientation.
- Suggest that volunteers watch it with clients as preparation for a trip to the store, bank or food stamp office.
- Incorporate it into volunteer training to help them understand typical barriers facing new arrivals to the US.