Education

Education

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Dera, Ethiopia has three elementary schools with combined capacity of over 4,700 students, a middle school, and a high school. Children attend in four hour blocks so everyone can have a turn going to school.  However, there are many children who would like to attend these schools but cannot afford the small tuition and uniform fee – $15 will give a student education for a year and hope for a better tomorrow.

When we first visited Agriti Elementary school with 1,600 children, they had no library and no books.  Volunteers raised $500 and the school now has a bookshelf full of books, aptly called the library.  The other four schools petition for books now too. Donate today for a library at one of these additional schools in Dera!

Again, your generosity makes these programs possible. Several donation options offer tremendous opportunity: