Group provides immature Haitians uniforms to attend school
January 10, 2015 - School Uniform
Monday outlines 5 years given a harmful trembler in Haiti.
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Two internal women are scheming to transport to a Caribbean nation. They are assisting to urge a lives of thousands of children by a elementary though effective mission.
One year after a Haiti earthquake, Tailored for Education started assisting children reconstruct their lives with a elementary concept.
“Every child has a right to attend school. We resolutely trust that no matter where they live,” Jessica Roy said.
Yet in Haiti, many children had mislaid everything, including imperative propagandize uniforms. Most could not means a $25 cost.
“You literally have nothing. To have a mint uniform says, ‘I’m important. I’m doing something with my life,'” Meghan Kelly said.
Kelly and Roy started operative with Charitable Partners in Haiti and supposing uniforms to 200 children in one propagandize — all done locally.
Three years later, Tailored for Education has supposing scarcely 19,000 uniforms to children worldwide.
“We are in Haiti, Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Cambodia, Kenya, South Africa, Malawi, Uganda,” Kelly said.
The friends, who met while operative in a financial industry, have lifted some-more than a $1 million — some by sales of their Woven in Hope scarves, that yield one uniform.
“We see enrollment rates rising. Children are going and staying. So what we are doing is working. That motivates us each day,” Roy said.
They have trafficked to accommodate schoolchildren in Rwanda and Cambodia and devise to go to Haiti in a fall.
“There are over 100 million children worldwide not enrolled in school, so each plan we do, we’re chipping divided during that number,” Kelly said.