Loving Host Families
Explore different cultures--right in the comfort of your own home!
World Heritage is currently welcoming families to host our International high school exchange students for the 2014-15 school year. Students range in age from 15-18 years old and represent many different countries from around the world. Students come with their own medical coverage, provide their own spending money, and are looking forward to being involved in all aspects of family life.
Itrat from Pakistan
Itrat, a YES (Youth Exchange & Study) scholarship recipient, is looking forward to coming to the US to improve her English and to get to know the American culture and how we live our lives. "It is a great opportunity for me...to exchange my views and ideas with US people." Itrat lives in Pakistan with her large muslim family; Parents (Step Mom), Brothers, Sister, Grandparents, Aunt, Uncle, and Cousins. "We all live happily in my home." Itrat's mother passed away 5 years ago due to cancer. Itrat tries her best to practice her religion daily. At home, Itrat helps with cooking, cleaning her room and ironing her clothes. They don't have pets at home--so because of this Itrat is kind of afraid of dogs. She will likely be fine in a home with dogs, as long they are well behaved dogs which do not jump upon her. Itrat plays cricket and badminton and her hobby is making cards; "I like arts and crafts and interior design." In the future, Itrat plans to become and interior decorator--but right now she is focused on her studies. Her two best friends help her to stay focused on school as well. They are very close! Most of Itrat's time is spent with her family, enjoying life. "My family is supporting me in every step of my life." "It is a great opportunity for me if I will be selected to exchange my views and ideas with US people."
We currently have students from France, Spain, Denmark, Finland, Germany, China, Thailand, Japan, Azerbaijan & Russia (to name a few) who are ready to be placed with a host family. World Heritage students are personable, academically selected, conversant in English, bright, curious, excited and ready to learn about America by living as part of your family, attending high school and sharing their own culture and language with you.
To learn more visit: www.whhosts.com