Provide Clean Water

$25

Provide Higher Education

$35

Renovate Existing Classroom

$50

Help Construct a Pavilion

$60

Help Construct a Library

$75

Help Construct a Latrine

$80

Help Construct Lodging for Teachers

$120

Help Construct a Health Post

$150

Help Construct a New Classroom

$200

Your Dollars at Work

Zezouma Eric

Eric is a hardworking, bright student in 9th grade who enjoys playing sports and listening to music in his spare time. He would like to become a school director. Eric helps his parents on the family farm during breaks from school.

Grade

9

Playing sports, music

Hobbies

Career Goals

Director

Bio

Agnès

Agnès is a determined and hardworking girl. She is in 6th grade and would like to become a French teacher. She likes dancing in her spare time. Agnès lives with her parents and sisters in Bobo-Dioulasso, who are caring for children from Konkourona who need access to high school and technical schools. The primary source of revenue for the family is what her father earns from his job as a security guard.

Grade

6

Dancing

Hobbies

Career Goals

French teacher

Bio

Marie

Marie is a very ambitious and hardworking girl. She is in 11th grade and is eager to become a doctor. She likes reading in her spare time. Marie lives with her parents and sisters in Bobo-Dioulasso, who are caring for children from Konkourona who need access to high school and technical schools. The primary source of revenue for the family is what her father earns from his job as a security guard.

Grade

11

Reading

Hobbies

Career Goals

Doctor

Bio

Delphine

Delphine is a very ambitious and courageous student. She is in 6th grade and would like to become a doctor. She likes reading and cooking in her spare time. Delphine lives with her parents in Konkourona. Farming is the family’s only source of income.

Grade

9

Music, reading

Hobbies

Career Goals

Doctor

Bio

Gaston

Gaston is a hardworking and disciplined student. He likes playing soccer and going to the cinema. He also helps his father to repair bicycles. Gaston would like to become a nurse. He lives with his parents in Bobo-Dioulasso. His father is a mechanic and his mother is a housewife. Their only source of revenue comes from what his father get from repairing bicycles, which is not enough to meet even the primary needs of the family.

Grade

10

Soccer, cinema

Hobbies

Career Goals

Nurse

Bio

Florentine

Florentine is a hardworking, bright and courageous student. She is currently in 10th grade and bikes for several miles each day to attend middle school. She is very passionate about becoming a doctor. She lives with her parents in Konkourona and helps on the family farm during breaks from school. Florentine likes reading and cooking in her spare time. Farming is the family’s only source of income.

Grade

10

Reading, cooking

Hobbies

Career Goals

Doctor

Bio

Nicolas

Nicolas is quick-witted and patient. Currently in 9th grade, his ambition is to become a high school teacher. He lives in Konkourona and bikes for several miles each day to attend middle school and likes reading and playing sports in his free time. During breaks from school, Nicolas works on the family farm with his parents. Farming is
the family’s only source of income.

Grade

9

Playing sports, reading

Hobbies

Career Goals

Teacher

Bio

Pierre

Pierre is very intelligent and hardworking. Currently in 9th grade, he bikes for several miles each day to attend middle school and would like to become a high school teacher. He likes reading and playing soccer. Pierre lives in Konkourona with his parents and spends his breaks from school helping his parents on the farm. Farming is the
family’s only source of income.

Grade

9

Playing soccer, reading

Hobbies

Career Goals

Teacher

Bio

Soungalo

Soungalo is a very ambitious, bright and hardworking student. Currently in 6th grade, he would like to become a doctor. He likes playing soccer and reading. During breaks from school, Soungalo helps his parents on the family farm. Farming is the family’s only
source of income.

Grade

6

Playing soccer, reading

Hobbies

Career Goals

Doctor

Bio

Jacqueline

Jacqueline is in 7th grade and bikes several miles on a dirt road each day to attend middle school. She is a hardworking student and would like to become a teacher. She enjoys helping her mother in the kitchen and also likes reading. Jacqueline spends her school breaks working on the family farm. Farming is the family’s only
source of income.

Grade

7

Reading, cooking

Hobbies

Career Goals

Teacher

Bio

Raïssa

Raïssa is a hardworking and dynamic student. She is currently in 6th grade and would like to become a teacher. She is very passionate about that. She likes reading and helps her parent on the farm if she doesn’t have class. Farming is the family’s only source of income.

Grade

6

Reading

Hobbies

Career Goals

Teacher

Bio

Marie

Marie is a bright, quick-witted and hardworking student, currently in 6th grade. She enjoys reading and would like to become a doctor. Farming is the family’s only source of income.

Grade

6

Reading

Hobbies

Career Goals

Doctor

Bio

Adeline

Adeline is bright and straight-forward. She is in 9th grade and bikes several miles on a dirt road each day to attend middle school. She likes reading and cooking. When she doesn’t have class, she goes to the farm with her parents. Their only source of revenue is what they get from the farm.

Grade

9

Reading, cooking

Hobbies

Career Goals

Supervisor

Bio

Sara Halondo

Sara is in 8th grade. She is very courageous and would like to become a police officer. During her free time, she enjoys reading and cooking. She lives with her parents in Konkourona and bikes several miles each day to attend middle school. During holidays, she helps her parents on the family farm. Farming is her family’s only source of income.

Grade

8

Reading, cooking

Hobbies

Career Goals

Police officer

Bio

Blandine

Blandine is currently in 8th grade and is strong and observant. Her goal is to become a school supervisor. She likes reading and also enjoys helping her mother to cook. Blandine bikes several miles on a dirt road each day to attend middle school. Farming is her family’s only source of income.

Grade

8

Reading, cooking

Hobbies

Career Goals

Supervisor

Bio

Wenceslas

Wenceslas is a hardworking and dynamic student. He is in 6th grade and likes playing soccer in his spare time. Wenceslas lives with his parents in Konkourona. Farming is their only source of income.

Grade

6

Playing soccer

Hobbies

Career Goals

Teacher

Bio

Mariam

Mariam is very courageous. She is in 5th grade and would like to become a primary school teacher. Her mother is ill, so she lives with her mother’s sister. Mariam is hardworking and enjoys helping her aunt in the kitchen and working on the family farm when she is not in class. Farming is the family’s only source of
revenue.

Grade

5

Cooking, reading

Hobbies

Career Goals

Teacher

Bio

Martine

Martine is currently in 5th grade. She is very ambitious and would like to become a medical doctor. She likes reading. Martine’s family lives in Konkourona, and helps her parents on the family farm when she is not in school. Farming is the family’s only source of revenue.

Grade

5

Reading

Hobbies

Career Goals

Doctor

Bio

Romuald

Romuald is very lively and outgoing. He would like to become a secondary school teacher in Physics and Chemistry. During his free time, he likes reading and playing sports. Romuald’s father is no longer living. He helps his mother on the family farm during breaks from school. Farming is the family’s only source of revenue.

Grade

11

Reading, playing sports

Hobbies

Career Goals

Secondary school teacher

Bio

Antoine

Antoine is very courageous and would like to become a marketing officer. His father is a mechanic and his mother is a housewife. Antoine likes helping his father as a mechanic repairing bicycles. The money from his father’s work as a mechanic is the only source of revenue for the family.

Grade

8

Assist his father in his mechanic work

Hobbies

Career Goals

Marketing

Bio

Alexandre

Alexandre is a hardworking and diligent student. Currently in 11th grade, he would like to become an engineer. His father is a mechanic and his mother is a housewife. Alexandre used to help his father after coming home from school. The money from his father’s work as a mechanic is the only source of revenue for the family.

Grade

11

Playing sports

Hobbies

Career Goals

Engineer

Bio

Dessoun Guillaume

Guillaume is dynamic and self-disciplined. Currently in 11th grade, he would like to work in in distribution and logistics. His likes playing sports in his free time. Guillaume lives in Bobo Dioulasso, the closest major city to Konkourona. During school breaks, he goes back to the village to help his mother on the farm.

Grade

11

Playing sports

Hobbies

Career Goals

Logistic/transport

Bio

Your monthly contribution of $40 will enable the child you sponsor to meet his or her basic needs by supporting:

  • Tuition

  • Books

  • School supplies

  • Uniforms or clothes

  • Transportation to school (primarily bikes)

  • Meals

Thanks to your support, students will be empowered to earn higher education and contribute to their communities in new ways.  They will have many more opportunities to make a living than their parents had and will escape extreme poverty.

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