Education
 Kenya
Project #6249

Help Improve Education for Matopeni Children-Kenya

by Ingrids Education Centre

Summary

More than 1,000 children in Matopeni village do not attend school. These children will have no future and end up working in the quarry if not helped by Ingrid, which you can help fund.
$75
total raised
3
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

Less than 50% of all Matopeni Village children go to Kindergarten and primary school. On average it takes a student 10 years to complete Kindergarten school; and then only 35% of those who go to Primary school graduate. Nearly 70% of Matopeni Village is either unemployed or underemployed.This project will affect more than 1,000 orphaned children who work in the nearby quarry farm as casual laborers without going to school and their future will look brighter and sustainable.

Solution

Funding will enable the Ingrid Children education Centre to hire and retain more highly-qualified teachers, make necessary infrastructure, Buy text books/Teaching materials and classroom improvements,and subsidize the tuition for additional children.

Long-Term Impact

Having a Kindergarten, Primary and Secondary education gives impoverished children a significantly better chance of getting a job, learning a trade or going to college and breaking the cycle of poverty into which they were born.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).

Resources

http:/​/​ingridsangels.blogspot.com
Project's External Homepage
Our blog
This is our Flickr link
A community network Link in Kenya

Organization Information

Ingrids Education Centre

Location: Nairobi - Kenya
Project Leader:
Douglas Monene Onkware
Nairobi, kenya Kenya

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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