Support Education in Tacloban

by International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
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Summary

Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines in November 2013. It damaged or destroyed over 2,500 schools leaving the education of hundreds of thousands of kids in tatters. We've already helped more than 5,000 children get back to school by rebuilding damaged classrooms, providing school supplies and school meals, and by making schools safe and fun places to learn.
$28,671.97
total raised
124
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years active

Challenge

Today, thousands of children around Tacloban remain unable to return to school, or are learning in poor conditions. Even where classrooms have been rebuilt many families cannot afford to pay for a school lunch, transport or school supplies. If children can't return to school, or learn in poor conditions, they'll receive little or no education and be unable to find stable jobs when they're older.

Solution

With your support, we'll help thousands of additional students get the education they need by working with many more schools in, and around, Tacloban. It's now over two years since typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, but we're committed to supporting education for as long as necessary to ensure no child gets left behind.

Long-Term Impact

If children don't receive an education they won't learn the skills they need to grow into successful young adults who can find jobs and contribute to their communities. Supporting education is a key factor in both recovery from disasters, and also in building stronger communities in the long-term. After all, an educated community is a resilient community!

Resources

http:/​/​www.idvolunteers.org

Organization Information

International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)

Location: Bristol, Somerset - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​www.idvolunteers.org
Project Leader:
Andy Chaggar
Bristol, Somerset United Kingdom

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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