John popped off the hubcap from the green sedan, revealing the tire's bolts underneath. As John continued, he entrusted a wrench to one of the boys watching, helping him remove them one by one. One day, these young boys may find themselves on the side of a road, needing to change a flat tire. And because of John, they'll know how.
As the lesson finishes, John and the boys talk about school and life as their moms spend time inside with their mentors at Empower, a program committed to come alongside single moms to make positive changes in their lives.
MVLF partners with Empower to build its capacity by providing training, resources, and mentors. Not long after Empower began, its leaders realized they could achieve deeper impact by providing mentoring to both moms and their children. MVLF has helped Empower meet these mentoring needs, and now, as moms are being empowered, their children are poured into by incredible mentors like John.
The boys watch John lower the car now equipped with a new tire. Having this new life skill, these boys are not only equipped to change a tire; they're more equipped to change their stories.