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Meet the Students You Support

Meet the Students You Support

Meet Yousuf. Yousuf is a 15 year old from a family of ten living in the slums outside of Karachi, Pakistan. He is highly motivated and recognizes education as his only means to a brighter future. Even when his family is hit with setbacks he remains steadfast and...

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Thaakat’s commitment to ending Malaria

Thaakat’s commitment to ending Malaria

Today, World Malaria Day, is a day meant to highlight the progress that’s been made in malaria prevention and treatment. It is also a day to commit to continued action in fighting the dangerous disease. Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that...

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Educate a girl and you’ll educate a nation.

Educate a girl and you’ll educate a nation.

Three years ago we received a letter from Shaheen. She was a young and determined student who fought for her right to an education. In her letter she said: “Everyone has dreams. I too want to have a dream. These dreams are only possible through an education. When I...

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Why women’s empowerment is so important.

Why women’s empowerment is so important.

Today we’re celebrating International Women’s Day, a day dedicated to recognizing the progress that’s been made towards gender equality and women empowerment. Although much has been accomplished, we are also looking ahead and recognizing there is much more still to be...

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A day at ‘Dreams for Kachra Kundi’

A day at ‘Dreams for Kachra Kundi’

The day started with a visit to our partner school, Campus 2. This campus is another half mile into the landfill and exists primarily so that nursery age children don’t need to walk so far. It is also easier to convince them to attend nearby. All students older than...

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Malaria awareness initiative launched in Sierra Leone!

To help prevent and treat malaria in Sierra Leone, we launched a community wide malaria awareness initiative. 36 trained health care workers went door to door in six communities. 60 people were pulled for random on-site testing and 36 tested positive and were provided...

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We now have running water at Konadu!

“I had a dream and I didn’t know how to get to the bottom of it. I knew I would get there one day but it would have taken me years. With your support look at how far we have come in just 2 years. I can’t believe it. I don’t know what I’ve done to find partners like...

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Our Biggest Event of the Year is Here!

Feed the Need 2015 is Here! Come out to the Oakbrook Park District on November 21- November 22 to watch 20 teams battle it out on the basketball courts for the championship. Date: November 21 + November 22 Time: 8 am-8 PM each day Location: Oakbrook Park District...

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