Children
 Ghana
Project #24844

Orphan Vera needs your help to go to school, Ghana

A microproject by Paajaf Foundation
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Summary

This project is to help Vera to stay in school this year 2016. Vera needs help to stay in school. Her single mother has a job in Gbawe community with a monthly of income of $50, which Vera's mother uses to try to maintain the home. Vera is very hardworking and her future in education looks promising. For girls who are poor, the choices are to work in low-paid, menial jobs at a young age or to be sent away for marriage. Vera needs urgent help so she can grow up with an education.
$60.00
total raised
2
donors
0
monthly donors
5
months active

Challenge

A 9 year old poor Vira, is a kind girl that has been abandoned by her father and lives with her mother, who raises Vira alone. Vira is presently attending school Winners Family School in Gbawe. She is in Class 3 and currently in need of help to stay in school. Her mother recently got a job in Gbawe community with monthly of income of $50 , with this income Vira's mother tries to maintain the home and see to her education. It is barely enough to pay the school fees

Solution

Vira is a diligent student, but impoverished with a single mother. For about a dollar a day, or a one-off donation, you can give her a chance to stay in school and live a normal life. PAAJAF can also provide for her wellbeing with basic needs food, clean water, health care and nutritious food. With your help, you will make a real difference to Vira's through regular school attendance, provision of tuition fees, books, and uniform, home feeding support, school launch and health insurance.

Long-Term Impact

Vira is very hardworking and her future in education looks promising. For girls, the choices when you are poor is to work in low paid, menial jobs at a young age or be sent away for marriage. Vira needs urgent help so that she can grow up with an education and break the poverty cycle. This project will create a better future for Vira so she can secure employment and support herself.

Resources

http:/​/​www.paajaf.org
Vera's Story

Organization Information

Paajaf Foundation

Location: Mallam-Accra, Greater Accra - Ghana
Website: http:/​/​www.paajaf.org
Project Leader:
Philip Appiah
Founder
Mallam-Accra, Ghana

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