Burkina Faso Scholarship Program

by For Granted
$2,208 Raised
total goal
monthly donors
For Granted, in partnership with a local organization, provides children with scholarships for secondary education and vocational training in Burkina Faso.


Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries in the world and faces severe challenges. The extreme poverty in Burkina Faso equates to a lack of opportunity, especially relating to the education of children. This scholarship program enables students to complete their secondary school education and vocational training opening the door to many future opportunities benefiting their families and themselves.


The scholarship program works with a local organization, AGIR, to select the students, monitor their academic progress, and evaluate the impact of the program. Our long term goal is to raise $32,000 to support 50 students throughout their education.

Long-Term Impact

This scholarship program will enable children to obtain the education they need for their chosen profession and their future. The program will also positively impact the lives of their family members, communities, and country.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Organization Information

For Granted

Location: Princeton, New Jersey - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.forgranted.org
Project Leader:
Lauren Brown
Grant Specialist
Princeton, NJ United States

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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