Education
 India
Project #9491

Fund Great Schools For Low Income Kids Worldwide

by EdVillage
Feb 21, 2012

Back to School in South Africa

Frist Day of School-Ross Hill
Frist Day of School-Ross Hill

January is filled with the excitement of back to school time in South Africa. Students return to school with crisp uniforms, new books, sharpened pencils, and an eagerness to learn.

Unfortunately, few children from the shantytowns in Johannesburg and Cape Town have access to the same top-notch education as their wealthier peers. They do not see university in their future and are often forced to drop out of school to help support their family. 

EdVillage Global Fellows Ross Hill and Bonisile Ntlemeza are changing that. They are leading schools that are committed to providing an excellent education to kids from the shantytowns, the kids that few believe can achieve at the highest levels, the kids no one expects to go on to university. 

Their students dream of becoming doctors and engineers. Others want to teach and a one says she’ll be president someday. The schools that Ross and Bonisile lead encourage their students to dream big while providing the rigorous education necessary to make these dreams a reality. These students have their sights set on university and Ross, Bonisile and their staff of dedicated teachers are committed to ensuring each one achieves this goal. Your donation is helping make this possible. Equipped with books and provided reliable transportation, the students are able to attend schools regularly and focus on learning.

Great schools require great school leaders. Throughout 2012, EdVillage will continue to train and support more promising school leaders and schools who are committed to serving low-income children worldwide. We greatly appreciate your support that helps address education disparities around the globe and allows more students reach their full potential. 

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EdVillage

Location: Atlanta, GA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.edvillage.org
EdVillage
Project Leader:
Allison Rouse
CEO
Washington, District of Columbia United States

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