Education
 Haiti
Project #17201

Send a Child to School in Haiti for a Year

by Little Footprints, Big Steps - IDO
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Summary

With your help, Little Footprints Big Steps, will provide 240 children the opportunity for education, empowerment, self-esteem and a future to children who come from harsh circumstances and would not otherwise have this opportunity. With your help, they will be able to have uniforms made, buy shoes and backpacks, books, pencils, paper, school tuition, transportation to the schools, and tutors to help these children be all that they are capable of being. Change a life. Change the future.
$25,000
total goal
$3,376
remaining
152
donors
3
monthly donors
2
years active

Challenge

Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Access to education is a major contributor to child abandonment and continued poverty. Many parents in developing countries struggle to enroll their children in school and purchase supplies, families are easily bribed by promises of educational opportunities for their children. Often, these children become victims of abuse and slavery. Education can lead to self-sufficiency and break the poverty cycle. Real hope. Real change.

Solution

Children will receive education for a year while living in a safe house or with their families. We will provide uniforms, books, tutor support and transportation to and from school for each child. Little Footprints Big Steps provides loving care to Haiti's most vulnerable children, and promotes sustainable development and strong families within Haitian communities. Your donation supports in-school, on-site, outreach support for educational needs. One child at a time, building a new way of life.

Long-Term Impact

This project will provide the opportunity for a self-sufficient, self-determined future. For the children, their families, their communities. YOU can help make it happen, one person at a time, and generations can be affected. Break the cycle of poverty. Education is the first step. It can start here and now. And it will last forever.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.littlefootprintsbigsteps.com
Facebook page: Photos and updates
Video:Little Footprints Big Steps in action
Video:Little Footprints, Big Steps- Thank you

Organization Information

Little Footprints, Big Steps - IDO

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon - Canada
Website: http:/​/​www.littlefootprintsbigsteps.com
Project Leader:
Karen Wienberg
Whitehorse, Yukon Canada
2016 Year End Campaign
Time left to give
$21,624 raised of $25,000 goal
 
286 donations
$3,376 to go
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