Sponsor a Pupil Now
Just £1 per day could completely change the life of a child in Ethiopia.
We rely on donors to help us transform the lives of children at St George's by sponsoring their education.
By sponsoring a child, you form a unique bond and have a direct impact on their life. For just £30 a month, you will not only ensure they receive the essentials that every child deserves, you will be changing their future for the better.
Who Can I Sponsor?
Dagim AbebeDagim lives with his mother who divorced his father in 2015.
His mother is working on construction sites and is not able to take Dagim to the working area. She is unable to earn enough money to provide for Dagim and at 5 years old, with your sponsorship he can now attend school instead of staying on a dangerous construction sites without care.
Makiba KassieMakiba lives in with her grandmother and 5 other members of her family in a small room.
Her grandmother receives £35 per month from a pension which it is not enough to feed and clothe the family. Without St Georges School Makiba has no prospect of education or health care and very limited nutrition.
Abebe MaryeAbebe’s father died several years ago and his mother now works is house to house as a maid.
They have no home and live on the verandah of one of the unfinished buildings in the local community. They survive on leftover food from local people.
Abebe and his mother have no proper sanitation or clothing. Abebe is in urgent need of help.
Haymanot AsnakewHaymanot’s mother is a migrant from nearby town and had to leave their property and belongings behind.
They live in a rented room in the local community with four other members of the family and receive food donated by locals.
They are in need of help not only for Haymanot but for the whole family.
Abay AyenewAbay lives with his mother who is HIV positive.
Abay's father was a soldier and was sadly killed in conflict in 2015.
The whole family is in need of education, medical and personal help.
Abay spends most days outside without anyone taking care of him while his mother works as a labourer to earn money for food.
Amanuel HabtamuAmanuel’s mother left him with his father when he was a baby and he now lives with his grandmother after his father and moved to another town looking for work.
Amanuel`s grandmother has no income, but receives £30 per month from his father. This is not sufficient to feed, clothe and send him to school.
Banchamlak KifleBanchamlak is an orphan child. Both her parents died in a car accident in 2017. Her aunt, and current guardian, took Banchamlak to live with her, however, she is very old with no income and finds caring for Banchamlak very difficult.
In order to provide food for Banchamlak her aunt will beg in the local community. They live in a small room which is provided by the government.
A place at SGS will be life changing for Banchamlak.
Bereket AlachewBereket’s father went missing in 2015 and he now lives with his mother.
His mother is very ill with diabetes and is unable to work. They now survive on donations of food from the government, but the aid is not sufficient. They live in a room owned by a relative. Without St. Georges Bereket will not receive any form of education.
Lidet HaileLidet’s father is a poor farmer with a small plot of land used for growing food. The crop from the land does not sufficiently feed her family.
Lidet's mother works as a labourer, but does not earn enough money to send Lidet to school.
Kalkidan EyasuNeither of Kalkidan’s parents are in work and so they leave their home from morning to evening looking for employment.
Kalkidan is not only in need of education but also needs proper care and protection. She is often left outside throughout the day with no one is taking care of her.
Biruk MenberBiruk’s mother lived in a town to Gondar, she divorced her husband due to the current tribal violence and now lives in a room near St. Georges School which is rented with no basic materials for living.
Her mother wants to obtain daily labor work, but has no childcare for Biruk and cannot leave him alone.
Daniel AbebeDaniel’s parents were divorced soon after he was born. His father has remarried and is no longer interested in Daniel's welfare.
Daniel`s mother makes a living by selling traditional drink to locals. However, she does not earn enough to feed and dress Daniel and his two brothers.
They are leading harsh life and from 2015 have lived in a house poorly furnished with little sanitation.
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Let's Make A Change
Here are some ways you can support us:
£10 will buy a chair
£360 will sponsor a child for a year
£2,000 will pay for one teacher's salary for a year
£25 will buy a desk
£450 will buy an Electronic Class Note Book loaded with learning apps
£10,000 enables transport for children to and from school
£200 will buy sports equipment for a year group
£600 will buy 200 new library books
£25,000 will build a whole classroom