Our Ornaments are back!

With your donation of at least $25, you’ll receive one of our handcrafted ornaments from Malawi as a special thank you. Whether it’s for yourself, or a gift, these ornaments will add that extra razzle-dazzle you need for your tree. But that’s not even the best part. The best part is every ornament donation we receive means two new students in Malawi, Africa receive a backpack full of school supplies to aid them in their educational journey. So let us help you get into the holiday spirit by kicking off with some good ‘ole fashion giving!

Mail in donations can be sent by selecting the “Offline Donation” option on the form.

Why your generosity matters...

By donating, you’ll be supporting our efforts to minimize poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa through supporting the advancement of education. Your donations will support our backpack distribution program, where hundreds of students will receive a backpack full of school supplies to promote a better educational experience.

Mail in donations can be sent by selecting the “Offline Donation” option on the form.

Want to Sponsor a Student?

If you want your donation to go directly to supporting a student’s school fees, you can sign up to sponsor a student for the year. Visit our Sponsor a Student page for more information.

Ready to get involved? Here's a few ways you can help:

Make A Donation.

Your generosity matters! Every donation helps us to create opportunities, empower educators, and change lives.

Spread the word.

Share our story with your friends, family and coworkers. Education connects us all – together we can make a difference.

Give a hand.

We are always looking for helping hands. Applying to volunteer only takes a moment, but the experience lasts a lifetime.

We could not continue our efforts without the dedication of our staff, leadership, and most importantly, you. Thank you for your continued support.

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