Our Amazing Staff Enjoying Elote on Pickup Day School Lessons Ready for Our Students to Take Home So. Many. Eggs! Supplies and Lessons Ready for Our Students!

The Education for the Children Foundation (EFTC)

Org #44332
Vetted since 2017 Site Visit Verified
2003
year founded
$49,268
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
3
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

We work with disadvantaged children and their families to break the cycle of poverty through education and empowerment. The Education for the Children Foundation (EFTC) is an international NGO based in Guatemala. We run the School of Hope, a Primary and Secondary School. Established in 2003, our NGO has grown steadily from helping a handful of children to today, where we educate 462 impoverished children, support another 215 further education scholarship students and work to empower the local community. Guatemala has one of the lowest literacy rates in the Western Hemisphere. The country suffers from serious poverty and social issues. Although officially education is free to all, the costs... read more

Project Leaders
Jennifer McCallum
Jennifer McCallum
Brien Ashdown
Brien Ashdown
Team
Sophie McKee, David McKee, Brien Ashdown
Organization Information
1630 North Main St. #126
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
United States
+44 (0)115 9584876
Organization Information
1630 North Main St. #126
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
United States
+44 (0)115 9584876

Project Reports

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Nov 11, 2020
Still Making It Work During The COVID-19 Pandemic!
Greetings from Education for the Children and the School of Hope in Jocotenango, Guatemala! All of us hope you are safe and healthy, and that you're looking forward to a unique but special holiday...
Jul 15, 2020
Supporting Our Students and Families During COVID
We continue to work hard to support our students and their families throughout the COVID pandemic. During the first week of July, our amazing staff at The School of Hope in Guatemala - directed...
Mar 21, 2020
Staying Strong During the Pandemic
First, let me say that we hope all of our supporters are staying safe and healthy during these uncertain times. Please, take care of yourselves and your families!  At The School of Hope in...
 
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