Project #17201

Send a Child to School in Haiti for a Year

by Little Footprints, Big Steps - IDO


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.
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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.


Children will receive education for a year while living in a Safehouse 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. This project will ensure the opportunity for successful education, changing the future of an individual, a family, a community, a country. 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 PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Organization Information

Little Footprints, Big Steps - IDO

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon - Canada
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Karen Wienberg
Whitehorse, Yukon Canada
$22,524 raised of $35,000 goal
310 donations
$12,476 to go
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