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

Education Brings Hope

14 sponsors needed now

Cazucá, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Bogotá, faces poor environmental conditions and activities of illegal armed groups. War-time refugees face fear. Children suffer malnutrition and two-thirds cannot access education. Your gift supports the Colombian Mennonite Brethren churches’ school for preschool and primary children, and provides some school fees for older children.

Location: El Progreso neighborhood, Cazucá, Bogotá
Partner: Mennonite Brethren Church

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Ethnic minorities, Girls, Informal education, K-12 schools

Sisters for Sisters

60 sponsors needed now

In Bangladesh, girls have not had equal access to education. Although this situation is changing, some remain left behind as scarce family resources are too often directed towards the sons. With the practice of early marriage, girls often have children by age 14. What opportunity do they then have to change their life? Your gift supports religious communities of Sisters to run hostels for girls. They are provided housing, food, education and lots of love.

Location: multiple locations in northeast and eastern Bangladesh
Partner: various Catholic agencies

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K-12 schools

Access to Education

Access to Education

11 sponsors needed now

In Nasare neighborhood, Hassake, Syria, good schooling is key for students to help them become productive community members. The Syrian Orthodox Church started Amal Primary School. With quality education, students can advance to middle and secondary schools in Hassake. Your contribution helps students receive a strong education at Amal Primary School. Additional information available on request.

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

Menno Kids Academy

27 sponsors needed now

The Mathare Valley of Nairobi is a very poor urban area. Mathare North Mennonite Church began Menno Kids Academy on church property. Hundreds of preschool through middle school age students attend each day. Many who come to school arrive hungry; the school provides one meal per day. Your support helps pay for teacher stipends, books, sanitation and food costs.

Location: Mathare NorthNairobi
Partner: Menno Kids Academy

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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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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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Girls, K-12 schools

Machanga Girls Education

36 sponsors needed now

Girls in Machanga District, Sofala Province, Mozambique, face obstacles to schooling: distance, poor transportation, financial and social constraints. In 2002 the United Church of Christ in Mozambique built a girls’ dormitory for Machanga secondary school which already had a boys’ dorm. Your support for Machanga girls’ education helps cover tuition fees, school supplies and healthy meal costs.

Location: Machanga
Partner: United Church of Christ

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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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K-12 schools, Orphans and vulnerable children, War-affected

Courage Unlimited

23 sponsors needed now

This program, based in Juba, assists HIV/AIDS orphans and aims to improve their quality of life, providing them with tools to make value-based decisions. Participants will receive the necessary support to not only attend but also excel in school. Time management strategies and tutoring services will be provided to help ensure that all will earn passing grades.

Location: Central Equatoria
Partner: Sudan Council of Churches

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K-12 schools, Teacher training

Rural Education

12 sponsors needed now

Because of poverty, illiterate parents and lack of documents, many rural Nepali children never attend school. Their parents may work in stone quarries or other hard physical jobs. Children often do much the same work as their parents do. Education offers a brighter future. Global Family supports teacher training and provides education materials and tuition for vulnerable children in Banke, Dhading and Morang districts.

Location: Banke, Dhading and Morang Districts
Partner: Sansthagat Bikas Sanjal

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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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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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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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K-12 schools, Orphans and vulnerable children

Education for Hope

Education for Hope

40 sponsors needed now

A growing number of HIV/AIDS orphans along with the accompanying high levels of illiteracy are major hurdles in Burkina Faso. In order to become properly integrated in society vulnerable children need the opportunity of an education. This program covers educational costs and a lunch meal. Special resource time also helps them develop the skills needed to flourish within their society.

Location: Ouagadougou
Partner: ABIEL Association

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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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Seed of Hope

Seed of Hope

62 sponsors needed now

Seed of Hope brings hope to children orphaned by the AIDS pandemic. Your Global Family support helps Seed of Hope improve the education, health and well-being of these children. Global Family helps pay school, food and medical costs of the children and the salary of a program coordinator. Improved lives and increased community acceptance sow the seeds of hope.

Location: Ouagadougou
Partner: Action SIDA des Assembles de Dieu (ASAD)

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

Brethren in Christ Schools | Zambia

95 sponsors needed now

The 100-plus Brethren in Christ churches in Zambia’s Southern Province run nine basic schools and four secondary schools with close to 10,000 students. The schools are mostly in rural communities where few students, especially girls, obtain grades that are high enough to reach secondary school. Many students have lost parents due to HIV/AIDS. Global Family mentors teachers to improve students' English literacy, math skills, library use and study habits. It also helps to pay for school fees, uniforms and textbooks.

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K-12 schools, Special needs students

Education for All

Education for All

21 sponsors needed now

El Fashn, a small city on the Nile upriver from Cairo, is in one of Egypt’s poorest areas. Along with high unemployment and low income, education suffers. Girls and children with disabilities are often left out. Global Family partner Ekhlas Coptic Organization for Development fills this education gap. Your gift helps pay school fees for children otherwise unlikely to attend school.

Location: El Fashn
Partner: St. Mary Church/ECOD

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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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