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K-12 schools, Mennonite/Brethren in Christ programs, Teacher training

Mukuru Mennonite Academy

39 sponsors needed now

In Nairobi’s Mukuru slums, Mukuru Mennonite Academy serves children preschool to Grade 7. Among these “poorest of the poor,” many students are orphaned or live in single parent or “child-headed” homes. Embakasi Mennonite Church houses two classrooms and there are two additional classrooms in a new stone building. Your gift supports teacher stipends, education needs and one meal per day for students.

Location: Embakasi, Nairobi
Partner: Mukuru Menno Academy

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Ethnic minorities, K-12 schools

Papua Education

Papua Education

28 sponsors needed now

In isolated areas of Papua and West Papua, indigenous students must often live far from their parents. Foundation for Community Health and Education serves children and young adult students. Staff visit and encourage students in their studies and concerns. Your Global Family gift helps students pay school costs and helps operate several student libraries that provide reading resources.

Location: Papua
Partner: Yayasan Kesehatan dan Pedidikan Sejahtera Mandiri (YKPSM)

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Ik Education

62 sponsors needed now

The Ik people, traditionally hunters, bee­keepers and farmers, live in Kaabong District, northeast Uganda. Until recently the Ik had no schools. Parents now see the value of education but they rarely have money to send children to the boarding schools hours away. Your support funds school supplies for children: food, clothing, soap, pens and pencils, sleeping mats and uniforms or shoes as needed.

Location: Kaabong District
Partner: Kotido Peace Initiative (KOPEIN)

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K-12 schools, Peace education, War-affected

Help the Afghan Children

185 sponsors needed now

Afghanistan’s children have suffered more than almost any other population in the world. Help the Afghan Children restores basic education, in cooperation with Afghanistan’s Education Ministry. Your Global Family support funds computer, peace and environmental education in five schools. Your gifts also support HTAC’s first model school in Afghanistan, in Kabul Province.

Location: Samangan and Kabul Provinces
Partner: Help the Afghan Children (HTAC)

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Early childhood education, Informal education, K-12 schools, Mennonite/Brethren in Christ programs

Proyecto MAMA

Proyecto MAMA

252 sponsors needed now

Proyecto MAMA (Women Friends Miles Apart) has a vision: to help children born into poverty to survive and develop their full potential. This program of the Honduran Evangelical Mennonite Church holds parent and teacher workshops. It advocates for children with special needs and learning disabilities. Your gift supports six preschools, two tutoring and student support centers and education scholarships.

Location: San Pedro Sula
Partner: Proyecto MAMA

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K-12 schools, Orphans and vulnerable children

House of Hope

House of Hope

73 sponsors needed now

Many rural Haitian children are sent to live with a family in Port-au-Prince in hopes of a better life. They end up as “restavek” (domestic slaves), often victims of abuse. House of Hope provides education and life skills training to help children escape the system of violence. Your Global Family contribution helps provide formal education, tutoring and professional training to children in need.

Location: Carrefour Feuilles
Partner: Ecumenical Foundation for Peace and Justice (FOPJ)

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Education First

Education First

47 sponsors needed now

HIV/AIDS has created a growing number of orphans and vulnerable children in the Nyantira neighborhood of Dar es Salaam. Most end up on the streets, without schooling and involved with drugs or crime. Education First brings education to orphans and children from single parent families or families who can’t afford school. Your support helps purchase school supplies and pay school fees.

Location: Kitunda, Dar es Salaam
Partner: Jamil Empowerment Initiative (JEI)

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AJOSMO Orphans

AJOSMO Orphans

66 sponsors needed now

In Chad, the Christian Women’s Union of an Evangelical Church reaches out to orphaned children in their community. Your Global Family contribution helps this group pay for children’s school fees, books, uniforms and food. In addition to providing for education needs, the women continue to have contact with each child to help with spiritual and material needs.

Location: N'Djamena
Partner: Assistance of Young Orphans without Means (AJOSMO)

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Hope Community Centre

0 sponsors needed now

Kenyan children who are orphaned or abandoned face many hardships. Many live on the street. Society stereotypes them as having “bad habits” and acceptance in community schools becomes difficult. Hope Community Centre has become a home and school for more than 300 of these children. Your Global Family gift helps pay teacher stipends and food costs for these children.

Location: North Kinangop
Partner: Hope Community Centre

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K-12 schools, Orphans and vulnerable children, Teacher training

Matabeleland North

45 sponsors needed now

Zimbabwe’s political and economic crisis has caused total collapse of the education system. Poor salaries have forced teachers to leave the country. Global Family supports schools in Matabeleland North province. Your support helps schools survive by funding school fees, uniforms, textbooks and other costs for orphaned and vulnerable children. Support also goes towards teaching supplies and training for teachers.

Location: Matabeleland North
Partner: Matabeleland North Schools

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K-12 schools, Special needs students

Arab Episcopal School

Arab Episcopal School

42 sponsors needed now

Arab Episcopal School provides integrated education for blind, sighted and low vision students. This school in Irbid, northern Jordan, develops children’s academic skills and character. It provides peace education built on democracy, respect for human rights and emphasis on volunteer work. Your support helps pay teacher salaries and finance school renovations.

Location: Irbid
Partner: Arab Episcopal School

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K-12 schools, Teacher training

Starlight Academy

0 sponsors needed now

Starlight Academy is located in Kola, Machakos County. Kola is a small market with many single mothers who do not have the resources to provide for their children. They either find casual labor or start their own businesses. Your support provides quality education and care for children from trained and experienced teachers while their mothers work for food and other necessities.

Location: Kola, Machakos
Partner: Starlight Academy School

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Enhancing Success in School

Enhancing Success in School

40 sponsors needed now

Laos is advancing student education with a new national curriculum. Global Family helps fund teacher training for improved methods and incorporating local wisdom into education. This project focuses on two districts of Laos, one a poor district in the capital, Vientiane, the other a province heavily bombed in the Indochina war. Your gift supports teacher training and provides school supplies.

Location: Tha Thom and Sang Thon Districts
Partner: Tha Thom and Sang Thong District Education Offices

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Tumaini Brooks

44 sponsors needed now

Tumaini Brooks Centre is 24 km from Nairobi in coffee plantation country with migrant labor. This church-founded day school addresses common risks for children: child labor, early teen pregnancy, crime. Tumaini reaches children hungry for education and a better life. It serves more than 600 preschool through secondary students. Your Global Family contribution helps Tumaini pay teacher stipends.

Location: Kiambu
Partner: Tumaini Brooks Centre

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K-12 schools, Mennonite/Brethren in Christ programs, Peace education, War-affected

Peer Mediation

85 sponsors needed now

Cali, Colombia’s third largest city, faces high levels of violence, including in its schools. Global Family partner Edupaz works in schools, empowering students and teachers with training in peer mediation of conflicts. Your contribution helps pay for training workshop leaders, materials and transportation.

Location: Cali
Partner: Edupaz

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K-12 schools

Community Schools Programme

819 sponsors needed now

Many Indian students need help to pay for education. Community Schools Programme focuses on orphans, single-parent children and underprivileged children. The program works with schools and nongovernmental organizations to identify students needing support. Your Global Family gift funds schooling, improves classrooms, builds library collections and fills other areas of student need.

Location: West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa and Chattisgarh Provinces
Partner: multiple schools

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Angkearhdei Primary School

Rural Primary Education

0 sponsors needed now

In an isolated rice farming community of Prey Veng Province, many children leave school because of poverty and the need to work for family survival. Your Global Family contribution supports dedicated staff at Angkearhdei Primary School who serve over 200 students. Your support helps fund classroom walls and floors, library books and improved sanitation and water access.

Location: Angkearhdei, Peareang District
Partner: Angkearhdei Primary School (APS)

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Latin Patriarchate School

Latin Patriarchate School

7 sponsors needed now

Zababdeh is a predominantly Christian village in the West Bank. Here the Catholic parish operates Latin Patriarchate School, educating Catholic, Anglican, Orthodox and Muslim students. Providing a place where Christians and Muslims can come together equally and become friends is part of the school's Christian ministry. Your gift funds scholarships, books and classroom furnishings.

Location: Zababdeh
Partner: Latin Patriarchate School

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West Bengal Education

75 sponsors needed now

A nation’s improvement lies in citizen education, yet thousands of Indian children are unable to attend school. This program supports West Bengal students Grade 5 through secondary school who have financial need and aptitude to complete schooling. Your support helps students complete secondary school.

Location: West Bengal Province
Partner: MCC India

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Community Schools

11 sponsors needed now

Chimwemwe Basic Community School is a Christian school in a poor neighborhood. It is one of only two basic schools in Lusaka that educates deaf students alongside of hearing students. For these orphans and vulnerable children the school works to increase the pass rate on Grade 7 and 9 exams, allowing them to advance to secondary school. Your support helps pay for school fees, uniforms and PTA fees.

Location: Lusaka
Partner: Chimwemwe Trust School

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K-12 schools, Mennonite/Brethren in Christ programs

Brethren in Christ Schools | Zimbabwe

76 sponsors needed now

Zimbabwe’s political and economic crisis has caused total collapse of the education system. Poor salaries have forced teachers to leave the country. The Brethren in Christ church operates several schools in Zimbabwe. Your support assists the BIC church to provide orphans and vulnerable children with school supplies and food costs.

Location: Matabeleland
Partner: Brethren in Christ Church

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Ethnic minorities, K-12 schools, Teacher training

Hope School

49 sponsors needed now

The Batwa people have been marginalized in Burundi. Hope School provides an alternative for Batwa children who have been unable to receive an education. School staff and students integrate Batwa, Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups. Your Global Family contribution provides teacher training, teaching supplies and needed classroom furniture.

Location: Mutaho
Partner: Union Chrétienne pour l'Éducation et le Développement des Déshérités (UCEDD)

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Enhanced Learning

86 sponsors needed now

Education in Bangladesh is changing. Although more children can go to school, being there doesn’t ensure learning. Parents play an important role – they provide materials and encourage/support children in their studies. For poor families who are often uneducated, this becomes most difficult. Your funds provide for school materials, after school tutoring clubs and vocational training as well as give support for young people with disabilities to complete their education.

Location: multiple locations
Partner: various agencies

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Career training, Ethnic minorities, K-12 schools, Mennonite/Brethren in Christ programs

Yalve Sanga

0 sponsors needed now

Yalve Sanga (Pool of the Armadillo) is an indigenous community and a service center for 11 communities of the Central Chaco. Many parents struggle to pay their children’s education. The Chaco Mennonite colonies operate a boarding school for students from the surrounding area. Your Global Family support helps parents cover the full cost of their children’s education.

Location: Yalve Sanga
Partner: Asociación de Servicios de Cooperación Indígena-Menonita (ASCIM)

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K-12 schools, Teacher training, War-affected

New Horizon

New Horizon

9 sponsors needed now

In Aleppo, New Horizon project welcomes both Christian and Muslim students. Your gift helps improve church-sponsored education through remedial courses to vulnerable grade 9 students, trains teachers in active learning methods and assists with computer training courses. Additional information available on request.

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