Education
 Angola
Project #17208

Help 20 kids in rural Angola receive an education

by RISE International
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Summary

Every child should have the chance to go to school, to learn to read and write. 4 million children in Angola do not have access to primary education. RISE builds primary schools in rural Angola to educate children, empower communities and contribute to the rebuilding of the country.
$6,275.00
total raised
43
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years active

Challenge

Angola is a country where years of oppression and war left the infrastructure in ruins, where people particularly in rural areas had everything stripped from them. The 27 year civil war left a generation without education, unable to read and write. It is estimated that 4 million Angolan children have no opportunity for education. Education is the driving force behind any strong economy and a key factor in social and economic growth and well-being.

Solution

The outcomes are significant. This project would give 20 children the opportunity for education, which they would not otherwise have. The education received will enhance the lives of the students and their families, giving them hope for the future. Their dreams of becoming nurses, teachers, doctors, business leaders and engineers can become a reality. Children will be in school learning this year and every year for the next 25 or 30.

Long-Term Impact

Education improves health, results in jobs, and empowers individuals. Educated children better understand their rights, advocate for themselves and their families, and are less likely to fall victim to exploitation. Education gives freedom, fostering vision and a desire for change. Educated children are more engaged in community issues, more apt to vote, take action and develop into leaders who tackle problems that impact the future of their country. 20 kids and their families will be impacted.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

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Organization Information

RISE International

Location: Northfield, IL - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.riseinternational.org
Project Leader:
Debbie Hildebrand
Northfield, IL 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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