Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education

 
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has made updates to their project page.
    • 9 months ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has received 4 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Our work supporting education in Haiti
    By - Emma Taylor - IDV Head of Media & Marketing
    Over the last three years your generous donations have enabled us to provide a life-changing education for some of Port au Prince’s most vulnerable children. School in Haiti isn’t free and these kids, whose parents’ can’t afford to pay school fees, would have been denied an education if it...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has received 7 donations
    • 10 months ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has received 8 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Have you met Stevenson?
    By - Emma Taylor - Head of Media and Marketing at IDV
    First of all, we’d like to thank everyone who gave during GlobalGiving’s most recent matching day! Your gifts are life changing for kids like Stevenson. Stevenson is one of the newest additions to our scholarship programme. As a teenager who had been out of school for years, his prospects for getting an...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has received 100 donations
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Your Donations Matched by 50%
    By - Emma Taylor - Head of Media and Marketing at IDV
    With exams looming, your support is even more important than ever! Several of our kids are a bit behind – but with your support we’re helping them catch up. One student who needs a little extra help is Avena. She’s finding math especially difficult, so we’re funding an hour of extra help for her...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Getting ready for exams in Port au Prince
    By - Emma Taylor - Head of Media and Marketing at IDV
    First and foremost – thanks so much to everyone who gave on GlobalGiving’s most recent matching day! Your gifts on February 12th went 30% further to change the lives of children like Bertrand.  With March comes spring, and that means that exams are on the horizon. A few of the kids you support are a little...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Joy in Port au Prince this Valentines Day
    By - Emma Taylor - Head of Media and Marketing at IDV
    The kids you support continue are thriving in 2014. A few of our students, like Zach, are a bit behind – but thanks to you we have the funds we need to offer him extra help outside of school hours. That extra support will help him stay on track. Another one of our students – Nathaelle – also got a comment...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Your Life-Changing Holiday Gifts
    By - Emma Taylor - Head of Media and Marketing
    We’d like to extend a warm thank you for your generosity! Together, you’ve given a fantastic $3,474 this holiday season. Those funds will give Jean Wilkenson, Negline, Zach and nine more children like them the opportunity to get an education. They will be the first in their families to complete school. The...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Resolve to make 2014 a year of giving
    By - Emma Taylor - Head of Media and Marketing
    We hope you had a Merry Christmas and thanks so much to everyone who has set up recurring donations following our appeal on the 20th! Today, we’re looking back on 2013. It’s been a fantastic year. Thanks to you, students who needed extra help like Zach, Negline, and Betrand got the support they needed and passed...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Give a child like Zach a Merry Christmas
    By - Emma Taylor - IDV Head of Media and Marketing
    It’s now a good few months into the school year, and we’re delighted to report that the kids in our programme are thriving. Many of the children you support are the first in their families to receive a full primary and secondary school education. Their position as the only educated member of the family is a...
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    This Thanksgiving Bertrand is Thankful for You!
    By - Emma Taylor - Head of Media and Marketing at IDV
    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...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Your life-changing generosity
    By - Emma Taylor - IDV Head of Media and Marketing
    Thanks so much to everyone who took advantage of GlobalGiving’s most recent matching day. Your gifts on the 23rd were a third more impactful than normal – and that has made all the difference for students like Diana. If you’re like us, you’re starting to think about the holiday season. The holidays...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Fantastic News!
    By - Emma Taylor - Head of Media and Marketing
    We’re delighted to report that, thanks to you, we’re going to welcome two new kids for the coming school year! We’ll also replace a student who graduated in 2013. This means that you’ll soon have three new students to get to know.  This is a really exciting development which wouldn’t have...
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Fancy a Challenge?
    By - Emma Taylor - IDV Director
    Fantastic news - GlobalGiving is once again making it easier to support the kids in our scholarship programme with their new and improved fundraising pages. From September 1st to 30th, all fundraisers who raise more than $500 for a GlobalGiving project will be entered into a raffle for a variety of great prizes like flip...
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Exam results are in!
    By - Emma Taylor - Head of Media and Marketing
    School is now out for the summer and we have great news – all of the kids in the programme passed their exams! That means that each and every one of them will advance to their next grade in September. Passing their exams this year is a huge accomplishments for the kids you support. At mid-year many of the children...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Today it's 50% easier to send Nathaelle to the 8th grade!
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    In just shy of a month, the kids will be done with the 2013 school year! We can’t wait to update you on the exam results. In the meantime, we’re planning for the 2014 year. The big question still stands – how many children will we welcome?  Happily, GlobalGiving is making it easier for us to enroll...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has received 47 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    How many students will we welcome in 2014?
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    Spring has sprung, and the kids are all working hard getting ready for their end of year exams. Thanks to the extra help you’ve funded, every single child has a great shot at passing the exam. With the school year winding down, we’re already turning our attention to next year and asking the million-dollar...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Meet Sonia
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    Allow us to introduce the newest member of the scholarship programme – 9 year old Sonia! Like so many of the kids in our programme, Sonia’s life hasn’t been easy since the January 2010 earthquake. Her mother was killed in the earthquake, and their family lost everything they had.  Since then,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    You've Changed Wilkenson's Life
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    We’re delighted to report that all of the kids in our scholarship programme are continuing to succeed thanks to your generosity. While all of the kids in our programme are special, there's one child who particularly stands out from the crowd. Wilkenson is 15. His mother died in a car accident before the earthquake,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    A Valentines Day Full of Love!
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    We can’t believe it’s February already. If you’re like us, February means one thing – Valentines Day! Whether your single or in a relationship, Valentines Day is all about love and appreciating the people in our lives who support and encourage us. This Valentines Day, there are 10 kids in Haiti who...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Mid-term Success!
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    The kids in our scholarship programme have taken their mid year exams and we are delighted to report that all but one of the children passed their exams! This fantastic result was made possible by your generosity. You donated the funds that put books in their hands, gave them a uniform, and even provided the paper...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    In School Thanks to you!
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    We can’t believe it’s already the week before Christmas. There’s still plenty of time to give a life changing gift to a student like fourteen year old Carol. Before the earthquake Carol lived with her sister, but the earthquake destroyed their house. After Carol’s sister became pregnant with twins,...
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    A New Beginning in Haiti
    By - Emma - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    It’s the start of school in Haiti, and here at EDV, we’re marking the start of the year with mixed emotions. As most of you know the leader of the Foyer d’Orelph (FDO) orphanage, Valarie Delice, was killed in early 2012. Over the past months, we’ve worked hard to try to continue our scholarship...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Exams and the Start of Summer!
    By - Emma - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    Thanks to your fantastic support, the children currently enrolled in our scholarship programme have taken their exams! It's no secret that it's been a tough year for all the kids you've supported. Their main care-giver, Valerie Delice, passed away, and his death disrupted school for more than a month. Many of the older...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has received 104 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Mother's Day Gifts
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    The children in our scholarship programme continue to grow in school despite the many challenges they face and we’re delighted to report that they’re all still succeeding in class and enjoying learning. As we approach Mother’s Day in the US, we hope that you’ll keep the kids in the scholarship...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Challenges and Hope through Adversity
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    First of all, our apologies for taking so long since our last update! It’s been a challenging, emotional time for the scholarship programme. In January 2012, the leader of the orphanage where the children in our scholarship programme live and attend school, Valerie Delice, was killed in a car accident. Val was a kind...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
    By - Emma Taylor - Project Leader
    As 2011 draws to a close, we can’t believe all that you’ve helped us achieve. With your support, we’ve been able to build classrooms, put teachers back to work, and offer a primary school education to 50 children. Much remains to be done, but thanks to your generosity, hundreds of Haitian children will be...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Happy ThanksGiving from Haiti!
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    Just over a month has gone by since the extraordinary success of Global Giving’s match funding day on October 19th when you donated $1056 in just one day. With your generosity, you’ve given students like Christopher the chance to get an education and learn the skills he needs to build a better life. As Americans...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Matching Success on October 19th!
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Deputy Operations Director
    First of all, thank you so much to each and every person who gave on October 19th! Together, your donations totaled $1056 – that’s enough to put four children through school for the year raised in just one day! Amazing! The combination of your generosity, the extraordinary fundraising efforts of the Horwitz...
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Classroom Success!
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    We are beyond excited to announce that thanks to the extraordinary fundraising by EDV volunteers in Germany, we have secured funding hand to complete all planned classroom construction in Haiti! That planned classroom construction includes five permanent classrooms at Institution Classique and seven transitional classrooms...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    New Classrooms for a New Year
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Director
    Hello all, We hope this update finds you well? We can’t believe how quickly the summer has gone by! In just a few short weeks, the school year will be upon us. In preparation, we’re working hard to get classrooms ready for students and secure funding for much needed scholarships. Since our last update,...
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    68 more Children in School - Thanks to you!
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Director
    We’re delighted to announce that, thanks to you support, we’ve added an additional 68 children to our scholarship programme. These children will attend the school we recently renovated at the Foyer d’Orelph Orphanage. These kids are now attending school in safe, dry classrooms which your donations and...
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education has received 20 donations
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    New Roofs and New Hope for Students
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    With your support, we’ve not only been able to continue looking after the 25 children currently in our scholarship programme http://www.edvolunteers.org/scholarships, but also gear up to expand our classroom construction and add more children to our scholarship programme.At the Foyer d’Orelph Orphanage...
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Urgent Construction for the Rainy Season
    By - Emma Taylor - Project Manager
    Our education programme continues to grow. With our first 25 scholarship recipients in school, we’ve begun our monitoring and evaluation process. Project managers visit the school at least twice a month to check up on the children and ensure that any issues are addressed.It’s a real pleasure to visit the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Scholarships, Construction, and New Supporters
    By - Emma Taylor - EDV Media and Marketing Director
    Our push to increase access to education for the children of Port au Prince is off to a flying start. We’ve recently completed a transitional classroom at the Mix de Sabauth School and will soon be making further improvements to the school’s infrastructure.   These classroom builds provide safe...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education posted a progress report
    Marking the anniversary of the earthquake
    By - Emma Taylor - Project Leader
    As we mark the one year anniversary of the earthquake, you’re likely to hear many stories about how aid has been diverted, delayed, and how survivors are not getting what they need despite the big promises made. It can all seem very disheartening and, after reading these reports, some have asked us if their donation...
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Emma Taylor

Enderby, Licester United Kingdom

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