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Currently fundraising the building of a Secondary School in Mwanza, Tanzania, we are a project of Hope for the Nations, a Canadian charity based in Kelowna, BC with a worldwide mandate for helping Children at Risk. This project will see a 480-student high school built where even the poorest children can attend thanks to the sponsorship of Canadian donors. The building project will provide a much-needed secondary school in a location where public schools are vastly overcrowded, underfunded and too expensive for most families to utilize. Students at this school will receive an excellent education alongside vocational /entrepreneurship training to equip them in finding or creating jobs for themselves and others. Lack of education is the root of a crippled economy struggling to rise out of poverty and this school will inspire the change that is needed.
What we believe in
In conflict, famine, and poverty, children are the vulnerable ones who suffer most. The world is home to more than 1.2 billion “at-risk” children. We believe that they deserve a better way to live. These children are at the heart of Hope for the Nations.
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Positions and Events
Flexible, Available as of May 25th, 2016, 9pm
To use your talents toward building a secondary school in Tanzania, raising awareness and funds in your own way
Ever dreamed of doing something really exceptional and exciting for a good cause? Join us July 8th in a unique skydiving experience that will equip a school in Tanzania so a high school education is available to every kid! FreeFall for Tanzania will feature a first-time skydive for 3 generations of one family, ages 20-85. You are invited to participate as a jumper or as a sponsor.
In Tanzania, only 5% of students attend high school at all. For the last two years we have been raising funds to build the Living Waters Secondary School, now fully funded and under construction. Due to open in January 2018, we need to fill this school with desks, science equipment, chalkboards and books. With a capacity of up to 500 kids, this school will reach the poorest kids with a chance to change their poverty to hope!
Dedicated Kelowna Volunteers are making a Splash Across the World!
Living Waters Secondary School Project was born from a trip Cathleen Loge took to Tanzania in 2014. After experiencing first-hand the systemic poverty and lack of quality education given to students following elementary school, she knew that there was something she had to do. Upon returning, Cathleen set out to raise enough money to build a secondary school. According to their Volinspire page, “Students at this school will receive an excellent education alongside vocational /entrepreneurship training to equip them in finding or creating jobs for themselves and others. Lack of education is the root of a crippled economy struggling to rise out of poverty and this school will inspire the change that is needed.”
Did you know that only 5% of kids attend any high school in Tanzania? The Living Waters Secondary School project wants to raise this number to 65% in the Mwanza area of Tanzania. To do this, the Kelowna based project aims to raise $350,000 for the construction of a secondary school for 400 students.
They are already making great strides. To date, the group has raised half of its goal, reaching the $175,000 mark through the help of local community members, amazing supportive companies and a dollar for dollar matching grant. The good news is there is still room in the matching grant to double the impact of all new donations!
Today, the organization is looking for help from volunteers willing to use their unique skills to help raise the remaining funds. In particular, if you have skills in event planning and coordination your assistance would be greatly appreciated. The organization has a couple of upcoming events in the new year including a Social Evening in February and a Downtown Scavenger Hunt in March.
If making a difference on a global scale is something that interests you, it is time to get Volinspired!
Contact Cathleen today to volunteer Hope for the Nations/Living Waters Secondary School Project. Living Waters Secondary School is a project of Hope for tthe Nations, a national charity empowering children at risk to become children of change. Donations received are eligible for a taxable receipt.
GivingTuesday is happening! If you haven't found your place to give back, join us in building a school for the future leaders of Tanzania Hope for the Nations/Living Waters Secondary School Project! We are more than halfway to our goal and building the school is already in progress. Volunteer opportunities available - be part of the movement for change in Africa
Kelowna and Mwanza, Tanzania have a lot of things in common - like great kids who love to have fun! The Hope for the Nations/Living Waters Secondary School Project is off and running! We are making progress on raising funds and raising a building that will soon be used to educate bright African kids who couldn't afford a good education otherwise. Thanks Volinspire for helping us connect to some great volunteers who have a heart for these kids!
Hope for the Nations/Living Waters Secondary School Project is calling for volunteers to travel to Mwanza, Tanzania in August 2016 for a 10 day African MAX team trip! MAX teams live and work together at the Living Waters Orphan Homes and Elementary school. An opportunity for a Serengeti African Safari is also offered for an additional cost. We are looking for individuals with a willingness to be flexible, ready to experience Africa in its true form and interested in helping the drive to build the Living Waters Secondary school. We will be staying in dormitory-type lodgings with washroom facilities. Come and be prepared to be changed by your experience! Cost is approx. $3,000 CDN. Contact us through Volinspire at https://volinspire.com/organizat...
Hope for the Nations/Living Waters Secondary School Project wants to say how valuable the @KelownaChamberofCommerce Lunch and Learn on Social Enterprise was today! A great encouragement to continue engaging with businesses locally who want to be active in the cause of education but don't know where to start. Partnering with another business who is already at work is a great way to jump start your social enterprise awareness in the Okanagan.