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26 FEB 2014
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The girls at Buen Pastor (a foster home for girls) go to a public school in Guanajuato, in which a uniform is required. At $26 per uniform, we can provide 21 girls with a skirt, a blouse, a sweater, a polo shirt and a pair of shorts.
Patience is from West Point, Liberia and enrolled in the third grade. Since her parents only make $27 a month selling cold water and transporting goods, she has been in and out of school due to tuition costs. She dreams of becoming a nurse one day.
Every year, SKIP provides school supplies to enable 320 students to attend school, costing 15 Peruvian soles for 5 textbooks per child. As many families earn less than $2 day, providing workbooks helps incentivize parents to keep their children enrolled.
Wen Hua loves attending school and his parents are very supportive even though they often struggle to afford tuition fees. He says, "through education, a seed of hope has already sprouted in my heart - as long as I work to nurture it, I am optimistic about the future".
Young women in the Starfish One by One program are breaking the glass ceiling by committing to six years junior high and high school education and a brighter future for themselves and their families. This project helps girls overcome violence in home through workshops and mentorship.
The children at Gyetighi Primary School have to share a cramped desk. As a renovation project, the Tanzanian Children’s Fund will purchase more desks to improve the learning environment and help students focus on their studies.
Christina and her twin, Christopher, were born in Oldeani Village. Despite a troubled family background, she has a 100-watt smile, loves to write, and is a natural leader. Unflappable with an easy-going nature, Christina marches to her own beat.