World Literacy Canada- Sponsor a Scholarship Today!
About This Campaign
WORLD LITERACY CANADA- Sally Swenson Scholarship Project World Literacy Canada's Sally Swenson Scholarship Project makes a difference in the lives of hundreds of Indian children living in poverty. Each scholarship of $300 annually covers the costs of school tuition fees, books, school supplies, transportation, after- school tutoring, and opportunities to participate in special events throughout the year. BECOME A SPONSOR! Despite the obstacles of poverty, the children who receive a Sally Swenson Scholarship are eager to learn and work towards the future. Your donation of less than $1 per day makes their participation in the program possible. Currently, approx. 200 promising students living in poverty are enrolled in the program. Our goal is to raise $15,000 to send 50 children in India to school. Your Donation- EVERY DOLLAR COUNTS! • Please donate as much as you can! We need a total of $15,000 to send 50 children to school for one year. SAMPLE DONATIONS: $33- Cost of uniform $33- Cost of books $242- Cost of basic tuition fees. With a $300 donation, you can change a life! A full $300 donation will cover the costs of school tuition fees, books, school supplies, transportation, and after school tutoring for one student for a year. If you donate $300, you will receive a photograph and some basic biographical information about this child, and in addition will be mailed an annual update on their progress. Please provide your email address and phone number, along with shipping address to receive the update.
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Campaign to Support World Literacy Canada
With over 60 years of experience serving women and children in an effort to reduce poverty through literacy, World Literacy Canada is committed to speaking up on poverty, gender equality, and the importance of building a global citizenship movement.
We believe literacy is the best tool to alleviate poverty.
We believe an investment in women is the wisest means of promoting social justice.
We believe community-level programming is the smartest way to maximize impact with limited resources.
We believe in lean administration for delivering effective programming.
We believe that global citizenship is a way of thinking and a way of behaving. It is an outlook on life. It is a belief that we can, as individuals and as a community, make a difference. It’s about understanding inequality and wanting to do your part in making Canada and the entire world more just.
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