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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
$30,426
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year 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 (3)

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

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 3971761767

Project Reports

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Jan 15, 2019
End-of-Year Campaign...and School's About to Begin!
We want to start with a huge thank you to all of our supporters! Our end-of-year fundraising campaign here on GlobalGiving brought in more than $6,000. These funds are so important to the mission of...
Nov 5, 2018
We Have the Funds for a Kitchen Hood!
Because of the amazing generosity of our donors and supporters, we have raised teh funds necessary to purchase and install a kitchen hood.  This will make the kitchen a safer and healthier work...
Oct 16, 2018
The 2018 Academic Year is Wrapping Up...But Not Our Work!
Our students have had a phenomenal school year! They've been successful in their academics, enjoyed our new covered sports field (even during the rainy season!), and showed amazing resilience after...
 
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