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: