Kelvin is currently in primary school at Yesu Mmo.

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Age: 11

School: Yesu Mmo

ghana

Together with 3 donors we made sure Kelvin's school cost was paid for the 2013-2014 academic school year! Now we are fundraising for his 2014-2015 academic year.

Kelvin is 11 years old and in the 6th grade in Ghana. Children in Sub-Saharan countries like Ghana are less likely to complete school. One in six children leave school before the 2nd grade. Kelvin lives in a rural community in the Brong Afaho region in mid-western Ghana. Rural communities are home to two times as many children that aren't in school than urban communities. In his community it is hard to maintain a steady job without an education and many people struggle to make ends meet.

Kelvin's father is currently jobless and so his mother is responsible for financially providing for Kelvin and his two siblings. She works as a street vendor, selling food she has prepared, to people passing by. Her income isn't substantial or reliable. Despite their hardships, Kelvin's family is determined to provide a quality education for their son in hope that he can create a brighter future. Kelvin attends an affordable private school called Yesu Mmo. His parents prefer Yesu Mmo to the public schools because despite being "free", public schools still incur a number of substantial fees that are taxing on the family. Kelvin's family believes that Yesu Mmo will provide a better education.

Kelvin enjoys school, especially learning English. He says he wants to be a mechanical engineer when he grows up and he likes to play football (soccer) for fun. Kelvin's family is struggling to provide him with a quality education. We can make a difference to the family with just $158. Let Kelvin know that you support his future dreams by donating today!

Milestones

Student Release

Completed on 06/07/14

Fully Funded

Completed on 07/12/14

School Receipt

Completed on 11/10/14

Half Year Report

Pending

Full Year Report

Pending

$0

Needs

$158

Funded

5

Donors

100% Funded!

Donors (5)

Default gravatar Kyle Bailey - $25 on 06/27/2014

Default gravatar Erika Ferraiuolo - $5 on 06/27/2014

Default gravatar Adam C Maurer - $40 on 06/28/2014

Default gravatar Thomas F - $20 on 06/29/2014

Default gravatar Portrait Party: Krobo Jewelry Sales - $68 on 06/30/2014

FAQ's

Where does my donation go?

100% of your donation goes toward the education expenses of the student you donate to.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes! We are a 501c3 organization and all donations are deductible to the full extent of the law.

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