Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College

 
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    Hear from CH South Africa student - Naseefah
    By - Aubrey Merki - Manager, Annual Fund
    Naseefah is a 9th grade student at Christel House South Africa. She was recently selected as a scholarship recipient to attend summer camp at Culver Leadership Academy in Culver, Indiana. During her trip to the United States, Naseefah shared these words with a group of Christel House supporters. “My name is Naseefah,...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College has received 1 donation
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    "Not a Reflection of My Background"
    By - Aubrey Merki - Manager, Annual Fund
    Thank you for your continued support of ‘Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College’! Your generosity gives Christel House South Africa students the opportunity to escape poverty through higher education, vocational training and job placement. We are excited to introduce Tabisa Z., a 2009 Graduate of Christel...
    • 3 months ago
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    Popcorn Party
    By - Chi Nguyen - In-the-Field Representative
    Chi Nguyen is an In-the-Field Representative with GlobalGiving who is visiting our partners’ projects throughout Southern Africa. Her “Postcard” from her visit to Christel House International in South Africa: On Wednesday, February 19th I was privileged to be a part of teacher Chamelle De Silva's popcorn...
    • 6 months ago
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    Future Reimagined
    By - Aubrey Merki - Manager, Annual Fund
    Your support helps students, like Reagan, reimagine their future. Reagan is a 10th grade student at Christel House South Africa. He is one of the school’s top science students and was even named the “Top Physical Science Student” in the Junk Yard Siemens Robotics science competition. Reagan’s...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    Because of you...
    By - Aubrey Merki - Development Associate
    BECAUSE OF YOU. . . Over the past four years, 100% of students attending Christel House South Africa have graduated from 12th grade.  Many are continuing on to study at university, with dreams like becoming an entrepreneur, or getting a degree in engineering. Ninety-six percent of Christel House graduates are employed...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    Overcoming a Culture of Violence
    By - Aubrey Merki - Development Associate
    Your generosity to the students of Christel House South Africa has made a significant difference in many lives. I’d like to introduce you to one of those students. Taariq is a 17 year old student at Christel House South Africa (CHSA). In December, Taariq will enter his final year at CHSA - his school home since 1st...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College has received 6 donations
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    Success is within Reach
    By - Aubrey Merki - Development Associate
    Rushin joined Christel House South Africa (CHSA) in 2002 when he was in 5th grade. He grew up in a very poverty stricken area of South Africa where drugs, alcohol and violence are rampant. Before coming to Christel House, he even considered joining one of the many gangs present in his community. Although these pressures...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    Defeat the Odds
    By - Aubrey Merki - Development Associate
    The reality for a young adult in South Africa is very bleak. 80% of students never complete the 12th grade. 50% of young adults are unemployed and left without a means of support. In an area with little hope, Christel House South Africa (CHSA) is making an impact. 100% graduation rate at Christel House South Africa. 95%...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    A Different Reality
    By - Aubrey Merki - Development Assistant
    During a visit last month to Christel House South Africa, our Christel House CFO had a conversation with a circle of kindergarteners.  One of the students told a story about how his brother had recently been “shot in the butt.” Although the circle of children chuckled raucously at the placement of the shot,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    Kristen's Story
    By - Aubrey Merki - Development Assistant
    Like many of our students, Kristen’s early childhood education was interrupted by deprivation and family obligations. Even at a young age, she was burdened with looking after her younger siblings and trying to help her family survive.  When she began attending Christel House, Kristen struggled with scars of anger...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College has received 11 donations
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    100% Success
    By - Aubrey Dee - Development Assistant
    “Everyday I see so many girls my age walking around with no vision and no dreams,” writes Chandne, who is determined that she will not be one of them. At the age of eight, Chadne told her mother, “I never want to struggle like you.” True to her word, she became Christel House South Africa’s...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    Set Goals and Give Back
    By - Chris O'Hara - Development
      Although she was only six at the time, Lericia remembers living on the streets with her mother and siblings after her father died in prison and the family lost its house.  “The worst part was the constant hunger and not being able to wash,” she reflects.  A local church provided the children a...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    No Obstacle is Too Big!
    By - Chris O'Hara - Development
    No Obstacle is Too Big! Living in the slums of Cape Town with his two sisters and his mother has not stopped Gopal from working hard to achieve his dream of going to college. A 16 year old student at Christel House, this determined young man participates in sports and art, loves music and is always willing to lend a...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    We've Got Spirit!!!
    By - Chris O'Hara - Development
    We’ve Got Spirit! Christel House South Africa is so proud to announce that one of our own, Nasipho Sigila, was recently named Runner Up of the prestigious Amy Biehl Foundation Spirit Award. The Award goes to young people who are making a difference and have gone out of their way to bring positive change to their...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    We Need Your Help!!
    By - Matthew Conroy - Development
    Christel House takes part in GlobalGiving.org’s Bonus Day October 19 Life in the slums is tough. Children in South Africa are fighting an uphill battle to break the cycle of poverty. Christel House is continuously working to help them the tools they need to change their lives forever. Our holistic approach to...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College has received 5 donations
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    Christel House Grad Receives Full Scholarship
    By - Cheryl Wendling - Senior Vice President, Christel House Int'l
    Christel House Grad Receives Full Scholarship to Arizona State University Thank you for your continued support of Christel House South Africa!  Your generosity helps us develop goal-oriented, successful students prepared for the challenges of higher education and the 21st Century workplace.  We are excited to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College posted a progress report
    Christel House Graduates Have a Bright Tomorrow
    By - Chris O'Hara - Development
      CHRISTEL HOUSE GRADUATES WORKING TOWARDS BRIGHTER TOMORROW Our  Christel House South Africa students are shining brightly.  Country-wide  only 50% of black high school graduates pass the critical "matric" exam, which determines university/ vocational school admission.  But, 100% of our Christel...
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  • Help South African H.S. Grads Attend College has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Bobbi Bosch

Indianapolis, Indiana United States

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