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Scholarships 4 Children, Stipends 4 Young Teachers

 
$19,095
$41,037
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Talented student teachers under the age of 24 are working in the West Bank Palestinian village of Al Aqaba, teaching kindergarten, elementary and secondary students & learning how to engage diplomat visitors in the village's efforts to lift demolition orders. At the center of this education project is Al Aqaba's Kindergarten with 160 students - a vibrant place in an area with many poor families. We ask your help to give scholarships to needy students 6 yrs & up + stipends to student teachers

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

These schools are truly the heart of the village, keeping it standing despite demolition orders. The future of this village depends upon their students. Parents are very poor and cannot pay the stipend for their child's start in school. In addition, the children need the stability that schools provides given the very real challenges they and their families face. The addition of talented, college-age teachers brings enthusiasm but your support is needed to bring young teachers to this rural area.

How will this project solve this problem?

Your support for scholarships and teacher stipends brings families and the various rural communities together, connecting the villagers to the world to meet their challenges through diplomacy. This brings stability, peace, and harmony to the village and provides a bright future for the children. The insight gained by the young visiting teachers informs their future, e.g. one went on to receive a Fullbright scholarship, another is completing her Ph.D. in Middle East Studies.

Potential Long Term Impact

Movement is constrained in the West Bank. Our visiting teachers are emissaries from the rest of the world. Their job is to expand the horizon for the children of Al Aqaba. Twenty years from now, these children will be multilingual and will have self-confidence, valuable job and communication skills, with a commitment to peace-making, learned in a village that continues to welcome people who care. Education stipends will allow the poorest families from the countryside to participate.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $19,095
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $41,037
Total Funding Goal: $60,132

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a XLSX file (projdoc.xlsx).

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Organization

Project Leader

Donna Baranski-walker

Executive Director
San Mateo, California Afghanistan

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