As families across the US celebrate Thanksgiving, we wanted to write you and let you know that, this Thanksgiving, twelve students in Port au Prince are thankful for you.
One of those survivors is Bertrand. After the earthquake destroyed his house and, with it, his family’s livelihood, Bertrand moved to a displaced persons camp with his brother. He left school in 2010 and didn’t return to school until we launched our scholarship programme in 2013.
Returning to school was difficult for Bertrand. He was a long way behind his classmates, and he found himself discouraged. But thanks to supporters like you, we had the funds to give him a little extra tutoring. At the end of the 2013 school year, Betrand passed his exams – as did all the children in our scholarship programme.
Betrand is one of hundreds of people who are looking forward to the holidays this year because you chose to help them build a brighter future. With your support, we’ll keep changing their lives in 2014.
Thanks so much and we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving.
Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.
If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.
Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
Still want to help?
Support another project run by International Disaster Volunteers (IDV) that needs your help, such as: