Education
 Haiti
Project #14472

Send a child like Sonia to school!

A microproject by International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
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Summary

Sonia's life was turned upside down by the earthquake. Her mother was killed, and although she and her father survived, they lost everything they had. Since then, Sonia's dad hasn't been able to find work, so he hasn't been able to pay Sonia's school fees. Sonia's education is funded through the end of 2014, but there are so many children whose stories are just like Sonia's and who aren't in school. Your donations will help us provide an education for more kids like Sonia.
$350
total raised
3
donors
0
monthly donors
3
years active

Challenge

School in Haiti is not free, and if a family cannot pay, their children simply do not attend. Lack of education locks these children in a cycle of poverty. Ensuring access to school not only improves children's lives, but strengthens Haitian communities in the long-term.

Solution

Kids like Sonia have lived their whole lives in poverty. Your donation will give a child like Sonia the education she needs to ensure she can support herself and find a route of to security. We'll use your donation to pay for the school fees, provide books, school supplies, and extra support when needed.

Long-Term Impact

Access to education for children from families who do not have the means to send their children to school means that those children will have the skills they need to find stable jobs and escape the poverty of their families.

Resources

http:/​/​www.idvolunteers.org

Organization Information

International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)

Location: Bristol, Somerset - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​www.idvolunteers.org
Project Leader:
Emma Taylor
Enderby, Licester 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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