Education

The key to ending extreme poverty:

Our Sponsor-a-Child Program includes all of the children in primary and secondary schools - in 2014 a group of forty kids—plus three attending pre-school and three attending university.

Before the school year starts in early February, all the children receive new school uniforms, as well as basic school supplies like book bags,  paper, and notebooks.  Later in the year they will receive a second supplement to purchase items they still need in order to complete the school year.

For university students and those who want to take special training beyond secondary, we have created the HOPE Scholarship Award. The eligibility requirement is set at 80% GPA. The award gives the recipient $200 each year toward payment of fees and materials.  Considering that the cost of a full year of university is only $600, this award is a significant help to these students.