Buy a Dream for a Student at EARTH University

Aug 21, 2012

A Short Message from an EARTH Student

We periodically receive updates from EARTH students and alumni, and I wanted to share one of those updates with you. Nokubonga Mweli is a current EARTH student who hails from the small town of KwaNyuswa in South Africa. She attends EARTH on a scholarship, funding for which is made possible by friends like you.

Noku is graduating soon, and she sent us this note about her future plans:

"I’m graduating soon, and I feel truly ready to go back home and make changes.  I plan to give back to my community–both my country and Africa as a whole–not just by providing people with fresh food and safe water, but also by teaching my fellow people agricultural systems that will enable them to achieve self-sufficiency and create their own marketplace. As my Mom always said, it’s better to teach someone how to fish than having to simply give them a fish."

Noku is one of hundreds of EARTH students whose education relies on continued funding for our scholarship program. Thank you again for helping to support Noku's educational dreams and the dreams of those to follow in her footsteps!


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Linley Branham

Atlanta, GA United States

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