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The Education for the Children Foundation (EFTC)

Org #44332
Vetted since 2017 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
2003
year founded
$43,007
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
2
projects funded

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

Projects (4)

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

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3971761767
Organization Information
1630 North Main St. #126
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
United States
+44 (0)115 9584876

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3971761767

Project Reports

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Dec 11, 2019
Work on the Bathrooms Has Begun!
Because of your amazing generosity so far, we've been able to begin work on two of our four student bathrooms.  The work, being done by local masons and the parents of our own students, will...
Oct 3, 2019
Graduation is Nearly Here!
Our 3rd básico (9th grade) students are about to graduate! They'll be heading off to area high schools and vocational schools next year - and we couldn't be more proud of them.  The...
Sep 16, 2019
We are 20% of the Way to Our Goal!
The generosity of our supporters is amazing and humbling! In just two months, we have raised 20% of our goal - that's over $5,000!  This means we have just about enough money to repair and...
 
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