Every youth, like Augusta (pictured), deserves the opportunity to complete their education. Youths however are at risk of dropping out of school / college - or not going as far as they would like to go in school / college. This project will help to ensure the next year of schooling for 5 youths. The youths will be each be provided with a scholarship that will enable them to pursue their studies in their desired field. This will help ensure that they do the very best in school.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Many girls drop out of school because their families choose to focus limited resources on boys. This project will provide a full scholarship for Augusta and 4 other youths covering tuition, books, school supplies and related school expenses. This will ensure that they continue their education. Augusta and the other youths are full of promise. Augusta wants to become a banker. YOU can help Augusta and the other youths move one more step towards their career goals.
How will this project solve this problem?
Funds from this project will help Augusta and 4 youths continue their education. Your support will ensure that they do not drop out of school / college.
Potential Long Term Impact
Healthy, well educated and youths are an excellent foundation for a new and free society. Your support will help Augusta and 4 youths complete their education, become independent and self-sufficient. Youths are the future leaders of Sierra Leone and your support will help prepare them for leadership and effective decision-making in a new Sierra Leone.
This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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