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From Her Voice, For Her Education - Rosalineda Edmond

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" If I didn't go to school, I'd be a restavèk (servant). That's why my mom wanted to make sure I went to school, so that wouldn't be my future; so I would have a future." —Rosalineda Edmond

Rosalineda Edmond needs $300 to attend Matènwa Community Learning Center in Matènwa, Haiti. Girls' Voices, GreaterGood.org's newest signature program, is working with Friends of Matènwa to send Rosalineda and her classmates to school!

$109.60 Has Been Raised! $190.40 MORE NEEDED

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About Rosalineda

Matènwa Community Learning Center
Matènwa, Haiti

Rosalineda has to walk far to and from school, but she doesn't mind because she loves going. Rosalineda loves to dance and she wants to work with computers and help support her family and friends. She s the youngest of many children and her mother has done everything she can to make sure she attends school and gets a good education, but the family still struggles financially.

You can help. For just $8.06, you can send Rosalineda to school for one week. Help her achieve her dreams, donate today to help get Fania's education back on track!

Make your donation of $5 or more an ongoing gift by checking the "Make this a Monthly Gift" box and you will provide an ongoing sponsorship that helps carry Rosalineda through school.

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About Girls' Voices:

Girls' Voices is a pilot program of GreaterGood.org intended to raise funds for girls' secondary education through media made by girls. Our goal is for girls around the world to connect to their voice, their dreams for their education, and use the power of digital media to create images, stories, and visual metaphors that can communicate their strength and potential to the world. The intention of this project is to empower girls to utilize videography and to raise funds, 100% of which will directly contribute to scholarship funds for girls facing financial barriers to completing secondary education.

Matènwa Community Learning Center School (MCLC) is the first ever institution providing secondary education on the island of La Gonâve, Haiti. MCLC is the country's only recognized model school. USAID and the Haitian Ministry of Education have publicly acknowledged the high quality of teaching at MCLC. Teachers who work at the school have undergone rigorous training to ensure students have the safest and best possible learning experience. Not only do students receive a quality education, they receive a hot breakfast every morning.

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