This project will provide a year of education for thirteen year old Nolson. Nolson's dad died in the 2010 earthquake, leaving his mom to look after ten children. She couldn't provide for them, so she abandoned Nolson and two of his brothers at the HTDC orphanage. With your help, we'll be able to provide him with the education he needs to build a secure future.
As an orphan, Nolson 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 Nolson into a cycle of poverty. Ensuring access to school not only helps Nolson, but strengthens Haitian communities in the long-term.
Nolson 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 Nolson'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 Kenson the skills he needs to find a stable job and escape poverty when he's older.