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K-12 schools, Teacher training, War-affected

New Horizon

New Horizon

3 supporters needed now

Aleppo was once the industrial center of Syria. Now most factories are closed, most workers are unemployed and many neighborhoods have endured heavy fighting. As few as six percent of children attend school. In this bleak landscape, New Horizon welcomes both Christian and Muslim students. Your gift prepares high school students for national exams, provides computer training and works with teachers on active learning techniques. Additional information available on request.

Location: Aleppo, Syria
Partner: Syrian Orthodox Church

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K-12 schools, Peace education, Teacher training

Changing Hearts for Peace

Changing Hearts for Peace

64 supporters needed now

Plateau State once lived up to its slogan, “Centre of Peace and Tourism.” Now bullying is rife in schools, and parents encourage children to avenge family injustices. Emergency Preparedness Response Teams (EPRT) are forming 50 peace clubs in secondary schools across the state. Your gift supports a project manager and assistant and produces training materials to turn the tide of violence.

Location: Plateau State, Nigeria
Partner: Emergency Preparedness Response Teams (EPRT)

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K-12 schools

West Bengal Education

0 supporters needed now

Across eastern India, only 15% of students reach high school; 7% graduate. Your gift provides school fees, counseling and medical assistance to orphans and other vulnerable students in West Bengal province. It also purchases classroom furniture and equipment, funds special trainings and meets other school needs. About 280 students graduate each year.

Location: West Bengal Province, India
Partner: MCC India

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Access to Education

Access to Education

9 supporters needed now

The population of Hassake has doubled from Syrians fleeing violence elsewhere in the country. The city struggles to provide basic services. Many families cannot afford rising school costs. Your contribution pays for students in Nasare neighborhood who can’t afford education. They attend Amal Primary School, a Syrian Orthodox school that accepts children from any religion or ethnic background. Additional information available on request.

Location: Hassake, Syria
Partner: Syrian Orthodox Church

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Rural Primary Education

Rural Primary Education

0 supporters needed now

In Prey Veng Province parents often keep children out of school to work. When schools offer a nutritious meal, children are more likely to attend—and to concentrate well in class. Your gift purchases food, pays for a cook and trains an early childhood education teacher at schools in Angkearhdei and Proom. It also provides free traditional music and dance classes to poor children in Rong Damrey.

Location: Peareang District, Prey Veng Province,Cambodia
Partner: Angkearhdei, Proom and Songkahak Komar schools

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K-12 schools, Teacher training

Tumaini Brooks

56 supporters needed now

Migrant workers on Kenya’s coffee plantations are not paid enough to support their families. Child labor, early pregnancy, crime and HIV/AIDS have kept communities poor and uneducated. With your support, the Tumaini Brooks Centre is providing meals, counseling and preschool to secondary school for 600 children in Kiambu, just outside of Nairobi. Little by little you are helping to break the cycle of poverty.

Location: Kiambu, Kenya
Partner: Tumaini Child Development Centre

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K-12 schools, Peace education, War-affected

Help the Afghan Children

182 supporters needed now

Aggressive conflicts between students dropped 63% between 2011 and 2013 in eight schools in Paghman District, Kabul Province. Two-thirds of the students modeled behavior from peace classes taught by Help the Afghan Children. Your contribution expands HTAC’s work to computer classes for high school girls as well as boys at those schools, and introduces peace training at eight more schools.

Location: Paghman District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan
Partner: Help the Afghan Children (HTAC)

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K-12 schools, Orphans and vulnerable children

Hope Community Centre

0 supporters needed now

One baby is abandoned each day among the six hospitals that Hope Community Centre visits. Most are AIDS orphans; others are victims of drug abuse, alcoholism and poverty. The Centre provides group homes and schools for 200 of these children. Your gift supports teacher salaries and food for children and staff. The Centre’s own farm provides additional food and hands-on learning for the children.

Location: North Kinangop, Kenya
Partner: Hope Community Centre

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House of Hope

House of Hope

55 supporters needed now

Hoping to make a better life for their family, many rural Haitian parents send children to live with relatives in Port-au-Prince. Unfortunately these children often become restavek (domestic slaves)—forced to do hard labor, live in squalid conditions and endure abuse. Your gift to House of Hope provides education and life skills training to help children escape this system of violence.

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

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AJOSMO Orphans

AJOSMO Orphans

38 supporters needed now

AJOSMO (Assistance of Young Orphans without Means) is the Christian women’s union of an Evangelical church in N'Djamena, Chad. The group believes it is their Christian duty to care for widows and orphans. War and AIDS have left many orphans in Chad. Your gift helps AJOSMO pay for school fees, books, uniforms and food for hundreds of children in N'Djamena.

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

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K-12 schools, War-affected

Displaced Children

Displaced Children

62 supporters needed now

War has displaced hundreds of thousands of people in the Kivu region. Children in displaced families often cannot attend school and are at risk of exploitation, delinquency and substance abuse. Your gift protects children living in two internally displaced persons (IDP) camps near Lake Kivu by paying fees and providing supplies for them to attend local schools.

Location: Shasha and Mubimbi IDP camps, DR Congo
Partner: Church of Christ of Congo (ECC-MERU)

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Education for Displaced Children

Education for Displaced Children

24 supporters needed now

War has forced over nine million people to flee their homes in Syria. Half of them are children. Many have dropped out of school. Unemployment and rising costs put education out of reach for many families. Your support covers tuition fees for more than 150 children to attend church-based schools across the country. Additional information available on request.

Location: multiple locations in Syria
Partner: Syrian Orthodox Church

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

Yalve Sanga

0 supporters needed now

More than a dozen different indigenous groups live in Paraguay’s arid Chaco region. Most do not have schools beyond grade 6. At Yalve Sanga, Chaco Mennonite colonies operate a boarding school for 20 indigenous communities. Your support helps parents cover the full cost of their children’s education, including tuition, housing and study materials. Education for girls is especially encouraged.

Location: the Chaco, Paraguay
Partner: Asociación de Servicios de Cooperación Indígena-Menonita (ASCIM)

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Girls, K-12 schools, War-affected

Stella Matutina

14 supporters needed now

Around 98% of the households in Kiryandongo are single-parent families headed by women. Many have been displaced by conflicts in northern Uganda, Congo and Sudan. Stella Matutina equips young women to support themselves with a full secondary school education, plus training in home management, peacebuilding, agriculture and the arts. Your gift provides full or half scholarships for 35 girls.

Location: Kiryandongo, Uganda
Partner: Stella Matutina Girls Secondary School

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

Peer Mediation

63 supporters needed now

Many students in Cali’s poorest neighborhoods have fled violence in rural Colombia. In those city neighborhoods, soaring unemployment, drug use, gang violence and domestic problems all spill into the schools. Edupaz empowers students, teachers and parents with training in peer mediation of conflicts. Your contribution pays workshop leaders, materials and transportation.

Location: Cali, Colombia
Partner: Edupaz

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

Song Kibse (Welcome the Orphans)

Song Kibse (Welcome the Orphans)

26 supporters needed now

In Burkina Faso it is common for extended family to take in children who are vulnerable or orphaned by HIV/AIDS. Unfortunately many host families cannot afford additional children. With your support Song Kibse helps families in Pô with school fees, clothing and medication, and offers a stipend to its volunteers.

Location: Pô, Burkina Faso
Partner: Song-Kibse (Welcome the Orphans)

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

Proyecto MAMA

Proyecto MAMA

193 supporters needed now

Rural communities in Honduras often lack adequate schools, teachers, books and materials. The Honduran Evangelical Mennonite Church runs 10 preschools, eight basic education centers and three tutoring centers in 12 communities near San Pedro Sula. Your support trains educators, provides teaching materials, mentors parents and gives scholarships to more than 130 high school students.

Location: Cortez and Yoro Departments, Honduras
Partner: Proyecto MAMA (Mujeres Amigas Miles Apart)

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

Village Altonodji

Village Altonodji

117 supporters needed now

War and AIDS have left thousands of children vulnerable around Moundou, Chad. Village Altonodji serves 300 of these children. It offers kindergarten through high school with nine dormitories and a bakery, library, chapel and sewing workshop on site. Your gift trains student leaders and staff and provides school supplies, food and uniforms for students.

Location: Moundou, Chad
Partner: Société pour L’Enfanceet le Développement au Tchad (SCPEDT)

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Matabeleland South

48 supporters needed now

The schools of Matabeleland South are among the poorest in Zimbabwe. School infrastructure is dilapidated and in some cases hazardous. Over 700 students attend Dekezi, Madume, Nyandeni and Sitezi Secondary Schools. Your support repairs classrooms, trains teachers, purchases textbooks and provides school fees and uniforms for orphaned and vulnerable children.

Location: Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe
Partner: Matabeleland South Schools

 

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Matabeleland North

23 supporters needed now

Dismal salaries have forced many qualified teachers to leave Zimbabwe. Many Matabeleland schools are in the hands of high school graduates with no teaching qualifications. Your support provides teacher training and supplies to seven secondary schools in Binga and Hwange Districts, and helps them meet the minimum standards for government registration.

Location: Binga and Hwange Districts, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe
Partner: Binga and Hwange Secondary Schools

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K-12 schools, Special needs students

Arab Episcopal School

Arab Episcopal School

41 supporters needed now

Arab Episcopal School is the only school in northern Jordan that enrolls blind and visually impaired students with sighted students. It provides peace education based on democracy, respect for human rights and emphasis on volunteer work. Since its beginning in 2003 the school has grown dramatically. Your support helps finance teacher salaries and building renovations.

Location: Irbid, Jordan
Partner: Arab Episcopal School

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Ethnic minorities, K-12 schools, Teacher training

Enhanced Learning

75 supporters needed now

Around the world, parents play a critical role in education. But it is difficult for poor or uneducated families to buy school supplies or help with homework. Your support provides materials, after-school tutoring clubs and high school stipends for needy children across Bangladesh. It also gives scholarships to young people with disabilities.

Location: multiple communities in Bangladesh
Partner: various agencies

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

Menno Kids Academy

12 supporters needed now

Half a million people live in Mathare North, a poor district in Nairobi. Single mothers struggle to support their children with short-term jobs like washing clothes or collecting garbage. Most children live hand to mouth. Education gives families a chance to break the cycle of poverty. Your gift supports 460 students from preschool to grade 8 by providing books, food, sanitation and teacher stipends.

Location: Mathare North, Nairobi, Kenya
Partner: Menno Kids Academy

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Girls, K-12 schools

Machanga Girls Education

25 supporters needed now

There are few secondary schools in southern Sofala Province. Cost, distance, transportation and social constraints prevent many girls from attending. In 2002 the United Church of Christ built a girls’ dormitory at Machanga Secondary School. Your support helps to cover tuition, school supplies and nutritious meals for 40 girls from rural communities who live there.

Location: Machanga, Mozambique
Partner: United Church of Christ

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

Courage Unlimited

14 supporters needed now

South Sudan is the world's youngest country, formed in 2011. Less than 2% of its people have finished primary school. Students impacted by HIV/AIDS face even greater challenges. In addition to supplying school fees and tutoring, your support provides training in time management and values-based decisions for HIV/AIDS orphans in and around Juba.

Location: Juba, South Sudan
Partner: South Sudan Council of Churches

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