Gift Education to 200 At Risk Children in Nguluni

by Acres of Mercy, Kenya Vetted since 2010 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified

Summary

Acres of Mercy is building a fully resourced learning center to open up education to 200 vulnerable children yearly that come from poor families' homes within and around Nguluni, Kenya; Provide coaching & mentoring to teachers; We will improve students' learning environment by building/completing 4 new classes; Training teachers in delivering reading programs; Mentoring teachers to help at risk children not drop out of school; Provide learning & playing resources to at risk children

$50,560
total goal
$39,157
remaining
97
donors
1
monthly donor
7
years

Challenge

Children from poor families cannot afford quality education due to high cost of education. Children from these families do not receive quality foundation education because their parents/guardians do not make enough to afford it. Public school education isn't free.Teachers charging un-affordable remedial fees; Are ill equipped to provide help needed by weak children. School achievement low due to poor foundations; Limiting access to further education/skills. Poverty cycle continues

Solution

Acres of Mercy will provide equity in learning and education to all children as well as many from troubled and unstable homes, help ones with learning disabilities and ensure interventions in education helps the whole development of the child. Key components in our program are teacher mentoring, training,coaching to help weak students overcome learning challenges especially reading, comprehension and math. We will also give lunch support, textbooks and better classroom environments

Long-Term Impact

The project will provide these children with skills necessary to come out of poverty cycle by giving them an opportunity to further their education and increase their capabilities and chances in life. We will educate 200 vulnerable children annually, allowing them to begin breaking out of poverty. We will also provide an opportunity to variously talented children to identify and develop creative skills such as Music, Dance, Drama and other Life Skills to give them a chance at succeeding in life.

Resources

http:/​/​www.acresofmercy.webnode.com
Our Website
More information on our education program
More updates on facebook

Organization Information

Acres of Mercy, Kenya

Location: Nairobi - Kenya
Website: http:/​/​www.acresofmercy.org
Project Leader:
Jimmy Oluoch
Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
$11,403 raised of $50,560 goal
 
258 donations
$39,157 to go
Donate Now Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.