Children
 Haiti
Project #15891

$350 to send Wilson to School for a Year!

A microproject by International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
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Summary

This project will provide a year of education for eight year old Wilson. Wilson was brought to the orphanage by his grandparents. They made the difficult choice to give him up because they couldn't feed or educate Wilson, and they wanted him to have a bright future. Wilson is one the orphanage's best students - he simply loves school. Education is Wilson's ticket to a bright future! With your help, we'll be able to provide him with the education he needs to build a secure future.
$350
total raised
11
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years active

Challenge

As an orphan, Wilson is among the most vulnerable of Haitian children. There are no free schools in Port au Prince available, so the orphanage must employ its own teachers and run its own school. Lack of education locks kids like Wilson into a cycle of poverty. Ensuring access to school not only helps Wilson, but strengthens Haitian communities in the long-term.

Solution

Wilson 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.

Long-Term Impact

Access to education will give Wilson the skills he needs to find a stable job and escape poverty when he's older.

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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