Education
 Haiti
Project #8911

Change Lives with English Education

by International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
Vetted
Aug 9, 2013

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We’d like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who voted for our photo during GlobalGiving’s photo contest! While we didn’t win, we did finish well into the top half of the competition. Your show of support on Facebook was a real inspiration to our students. Many of them use Facebook, and saw the many shares and posts in support of their school!

The students are now counting down to their exams in September. Students like Rose are studying hard – “The exams are demanding – if you pass it means you really know your English!”

Students who pass their exams will move on to the next level in 2014. Those who don’t pass on their first attempt will get a retake. If they don’t pass on the second try, they’ll repeat the year.

As we start planning the 2014 school year, we’re also looking at our waiting list. There are more than 150 students hoping to join EIM in 2014. How many of them we can enrol depends entirely on funding.

It costs about $250 to give a student a year of education, so for every $250 we raise, we can welcome another student from the waiting list.

This September, we hope you’ll help us welcome more students by fundraising here on GlobalGiving. Not only will your fundraising efforts change lives in Haiti, but each fundraiser who raises more than $500 will be entered into a raffle for fabulous prizes – like airline tickets and a flip cam!

That makes September a great month to fundraise for EIM. You could cycle, bake, walk or even shave your head to raise funds and win prizes! If you’d like tips on how best to fundraise don’t hesitate to visit www.IDVolunteers.org/fundaise-idv or email Emma@IDVolunteers.org.

Once you’ve decided how much you’d like to raise and how you want to raise it you can create your fundraising page here. Don’t forget to add our project as the beneficiary of your efforts once you’ve created your page! Again, if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email Emma@IDVolunteers.org.

Thanks so much, and very warm regards! 

You can help Rose support her family
You can help Rose support her family
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International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)

Location: Bristol, Somerset - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​www.idvolunteers.org
Project Leader:
Andy Chaggar
Bristol, Somerset United Kingdom

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