This project seeks to raise $8,000 each year to help 100 students with learning needs and disabilities to be prepared for school. The challenges of special needs children are great and even further challenging when families are unable to equip their children with uniforms and books so they can learn.
Discover Costa Rica with Dr. John Wm Grisham, Partnership Liaison for American Baptist Churches Great Rivers Region and the Federation of Baptist Associations of Costa Rica.
All it takes is $1 a day for the education for a child in the D.R. But for many families it is a struggle to afford therequired school uniforms, supplies and monthly fees. The Student Tuition Expense Program makes it possible for the children to attend school every day.
The Village2Village project will improve the students’ overall education by preventing gaps in their education from a temporary lack of funding.
By paying school fees for the children of NightLight employees, this project will not only help these kids get an education, but also reduce the financial burden on their families so that the women do not feel the need to return to the sex trade to provide for their children.