Even Ground

Even Ground strives to help families and communities break the cycles of poverty and inequality by providing support to community-based programs that offer high-quality education and care to young people in Africa. We envision communities where all young people, regardless of their economic background, are given high-quality education and care to ensure a fair start in life and set them on the path towards a brighter future. UNAIDS estimates that to date, a staggering 14 million children have been orphaned by AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. South Africa has the largest number of people living with HIV in the world and by 2025, it is estimated that 40% of South African adults will have died of t...
Start a Preschool for 60 Children in South Africa
 
$24,214
$10,786
Raised
Remaining
Our Thembanathi project is seeking support to provide much-needed early childhood education and care for 60 children in need in an area of rural South Africa devastated by both the HIV epidemic and by the longstanding effects of segregation, poverty, and unemployment. The program will provide critical educational and emotional support, nutritious food and other essential services to young children, and will also provide support to older children and families through community-based programs. project reportread updates from the field
Support Education for Youth in Rural Uganda
 
$5,445
$1,555
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Remaining
The Uganda Education Project aims to alleviate poverty and cultivate young leaders in the Mukono District of Uganda by sponsoring vulnerable children to complete secondary school and university. We partner closely with a local, grassroots organization focused on improving lives within the Mukono community. project reportread updates from the field
Early Childhood Development in South Africa
 
$10,220
$9,780
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Remaining
Early Childhood Development (ECD) is an essential part of supporting children. Our After-school Programme starts with five-year-olds, but by this point 90% of brain development has already taken place. This year there are 14 children ages 2-4 in a Grade R (5 yr old) class that we work with, causing distruption and leaving the children understimulated. Your donations will enable us to implement an ECD Programme immediately that would extend our services to these youngest members in our community. project reportread updates from the field
Support Primary Education for Vulnerable Children
 
$0
$27,000
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The Primary Education Programs at Thanda offer 175 young orphans and vulnerable children a way to overcome the enormous obstacles before them. These programs give children a safe place to go in the afternoon, a nutritious meal, and emotional support. Combining academic learning with life skills development, Thanda's Primary Education Programs enable children to think for themselves, cope with difficulties in their lives, take control of their own futures and find security and success.
Community-based education programs in Africa
 
$12,387
$37,613
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Remaining
Even Ground strives to help families and communities break the cycles of poverty and inequality by providing support to community-based programs that offer high-quality education and care to young people in Africa. Even Ground currently supports over 700 children ages 2-24 at one site in Uganda and three sites in South Africa, in some of the poorest communities in these countries. Even Ground's projects address issues of poverty, poor-quality education, limited healthcare, and malnutrition. project reportread updates from the field
Help Rural Children Grow Their Own Food
 
$28,502
$0
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Thanda provides emotional, physical, and educational support through after-school programmes to 460 children in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Our aim is to create graduates who are proud of whom they are; who are motivated, life-long learners; and who are critical thinkers with the knowledge and skills to improve both their own lives and their community. project reportread updates from the field
Teach Art to South African Youth
 
$2,000
$0
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This project will provide help furnish our brand new Art Centre which will offer art classes to over 460 rural children and youth in our After-school Programme. project reportread updates from the field

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