This project will provide a full year of education for fourteen year old Nicholson. Nicholson's dad died in the 2010 earthquake, and his mom couldn't care for him. She was forced to abandon him and his two younger brothers at the orphanage. Nicholson is a little charmer with a big smile and bigger dreams for the future. With your help, we'll be able to provide him with the education he needs to build a secure future.
As an orphan, Nicholson is among the most vulnerable of Haitian children. There are very few free schools available in Port-au-Prince, so the orphanage must pay for the kids in its care to attend school. Lack of education locks kids like Nicholson into a cycle of poverty. Ensuring access to school not only helps Nicholson, but strengthens Haitian communities in the long-term.
Nicholson has lived his whole life in poverty. He needs a quality education to find a prosperous future. Your donations will give him that education and set him on the road to a brighter tomorrow. Note that the orphanage is home to around thirty children. Donations to this project will cover Nicholson's school costs over a year, but will be spent on all the children in parallel as we fundraise for each in turn.
Access to education will give Nicholson the skills he needs to find a stable job and escape poverty when he's older.