Life-changing education for Nathalie and Sendja

11 October 2017

Life-changing education for Nathalie and Sendja

Safe and Sound Schools are Salvation Army Schools in Haiti that provide quality education for students like Nathalie and Sendja. Through your support, teachers are trained and students are educated and equipped with essential life skills. Read below stories of Nathalie and Sendja to learn about the impact of your life-changing support.

Nathalie is 10 years old and in Grade 4 at The Salvation Army School. She lives with her brothers and sisters at home and her father works as a bricklayer to provide for his children's education fees. 

With your support, the school she attends was recently upgraded and the teachers given additional training. Nathalie already knows she wants to become a doctor so she can provide care and treatment for people in her community. Since receiving help from The Salvation Army, Nathalie and her family reach out to other poor children. 

61 million children of primary school age are currently out of school

Sendja is nine years old and in Grade 3 at The Salvation Army School. Her parents work as farmers growing beans and corn and use their income from the harvest to feed their children and support their school fees. 

Sendja is excited about the books and materials she receives from the school so she can do her homework. Through your support, teachers are trained to provide quality teaching through Safe and Sound Schools, so that students like Sendja can reach their full potential. 

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