Education for Hope

by Education for Hope
Education for Hope

Summary

The mission of Education for Hope is to enhance the lives of young people in Uganda through healthcare education, primarily in the profession of nursing. Offering each student an opportunity to develop professional skills that will ensure their economic self-sufficiency and personal well-being. This project provides tuition to young men and women from the area of Kaberamaido, Uganda. A semester cost $500 per student. Currently 18 students receive funding, in this successful program.

$18,000
total goal
$14,430
remaining
13
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years

Challenge

There are currently 200,000 individuals living in Kaberamaido, Uganda. Less than 4% of the young adults attend higher education. The difficulties confronting these children are social-economic and cultural driven. Most children receive a limited schooling because their parents cannot afford to pay for secondary education. Unfortunately, these young girls enter in to early age marriages, and are unable to complete a proper education. The community is at risk of disease due to a poor healthcare.

Solution

The vision for Education for Hope is to increase the population of young people furthering their education in the field of nursing. The fundamental result is to improve the healthcare system in the country of Uganda and provide the opportunity to enrich and enhance lives through healthcare education in a nursing profession.

Long-Term Impact

The project will educate 25 young adults allowing them to rise out of poverty. The long term impact for Education for Hope is to increase the population of young people furthering their education in the field of nursing. The fundamental result is to improve the healthcare system in the country of Uganda and provide the opportunity to enrich and enhance lives through healthcare education in a nursing profession.

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Organization Information

Education for Hope

Location: Denver, CO - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Carol Wilson Clark
Denver, CO United States
$3,570 raised of $18,000 goal
 
19 donations
$14,430 to go
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