Children
 Kenya
Project #10439

Help 24 Street Children in Kenya Return Home

by Retrak America
Vetted
Apr 15, 2014

Microsoft Will Match Your Donation Tomorrow!

Zergaw
Zergaw

Retrak and Microsoft are teaming up to make your donation go even further! Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 16, starting at 12:00pm EST, Microsoft will provide a 50% match to any donation that you give to Retrak. If you give $100, Retrak will receive $150. A donation of $50 will become $75. Microsoft will match any gift that you give to any of Retrak's programs.

And if that's not enough, Microsoft will also match 100% of the first three months of any recurring donation that you sign up for.

Your gift to Retrak tomorrow will help street children in Africa like Zergaw, a boy who was found sad, weary and confused  outside of a bus station in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He had been on the streets for three weeks, having left his isolated village to try to find work to help support his sisters and widowed mother. Retrak staff helped reunite him with his mother, who wept tears of joy upon seeing him again. Then they worked with Zergaw's mother to help her establish an income-generating business, and with his school so that he could return to class.

When Retrak returned a few months later, it was clear that the business was doing well. The whole family was better fed and looking healthy, and all the children were back in school. Zergaw's mother said, "I am very happy and so grateful for what Retrak has done for me and for my son!"

Thank you for your past support of Retrak's programs in Africa. Please help us continue to help these children by participating in Microsoft's Bonus Day tomorrow, starting at noon EST. Please be sure to make your donation early, as matching funds will run out quickly.

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Retrak America

Location: Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​www.retrak.org
Project Leader:
Joan Townsend
US Country Director
Washington, DC United States

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