Help Aaron, Future Computer Engineer, Go to School

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Help Aaron, Future Computer Engineer, Go to School

Summary

Aaron is an Ebola orphan who used to live at the Dream Home orphanage. He is in his third year of Junior Secondary School (JSS3). Aaron would like to be a computer engineer when he grows up. This project will provide a scholarship for Aaron covering his school-related expenses for a year. Your support will help cover his school-related and other expenses for the next academic year.

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Challenge

Many boys who start school drop out because their parents cannot afford to continue to pay for their education. Aaron has no family to pay for his schooling. Aaron's mother died of Ebola and his father is assumed dead after abandoning the family over 12 years ago. This project will provide a full scholarship for Aaron covering his tuition, books, school supplies, and related school expenses.

Solution

Funds from this project will help Aaron continue his education and eventually become a computer engineer - his desired future profession. Your support will help provide all he needs to be successful in school and ensure that he completes his education.

Long-Term Impact

The project is an effective long-term investment that will help provide quality educational opportunities for more youths and young adults so that they can rise above poverty and become better decision makers. The principal economic advantage of this education project is that it will produce people who are capable of making a greater contribution to the national economy. These future leaders' incremental earnings represent the added social output generated by investment in their education.

Resources

http:/​/​www.developafrica.org/​FreetownEducation
UN Human Development Report - Sierra Leone
UN Country Information - Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone - Country Education Status Report

Organization Information

Develop Africa, Inc.

Location: Johnson City, Tennessee - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.developafrica.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @developafrica
Project Leader:
Sylvester Renner
President, Develop Africa
Johnson City, Tennessee United States
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