Education
 Haiti
Project #21581

Job Skills for Denis

A microproject by International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
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Summary

This project will provide a year of English Education for Denis. Denis is an Elementary Student and he's learning English to help advance himself in his work as a civil engineer. His language skills help keep him in dignified, living wage employment - but he can't afford to pay for his own school. That's why he needs donors like you!
$305.00
total raised
2
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year active

Challenge

More than two thirds of Haitian adults lack formal employment and more than 50% of the population lives on around $2 a day. Despite high unemployment, there is actually a shortage of skilled labour in Port au Prince. English speakers can find work in hotels, restaurants, and offices, but English schools are usually very expensive. Most Haitians, including Denis, cannot afford to attend these schools. Without the means to develop their skills, many are left trapped in poverty.

Solution

By ensuring that Denis can continue studying English for free at the English in Mind Institute, you can help him develop the skills he needs to stay in gainful employment and to keep providing for his family.

Long-Term Impact

Your donations will give Denis the means to support himself and his family into the future. This will let him escape poverty for good.

Resources

http:/​/​www.idvolunteers.org

Organization Information

International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)

Location: Bristol, Somerset - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​www.idvolunteers.org
Project Leader:
Andy Chaggar
Bristol, Somerset United Kingdom

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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