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Keep Poor Kids From Losing a Sanctuary: Their Local School

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THE STORY:

As Christians and other groups in the Middle East suffer more and more from conflict and terrorism, I decided to donate and volunteer for CNEWA. On a recent trip to Lebanon, I got to witness the Dbayeh camp firsthand. The refugees I met there represent a fraction of all those who benefit from the programs CNEWA provides, and I am happy to support such valuable work. Please consider giving to this campaign, or even start your own fundraising page as a way to give back this Christmas season.

Read about my experience at the Dbayeh camp on CNEWA's website.

 

Catholic Near East Welfare Association wrote -

In a tiny classroom in Lebanon, you’ll find Saja. She’s an 11 year-old Syrian refugee, uprooted and traumatized by war. Her bare-bones school is  the only place  she feels safe. But without  support, it may close.

In Ethiopia, there’s an 8 year-old called Eremias. He’s underweight for his age. At dawn, he’ll begin his six-mile walk to class. Once there, he’ll receive a simple lunch, the first time he’s eaten in days.

On a rural road in India, too, you’ll find 14 year-old Anvi heading to school alone. She belongs to the lowest social caste. Strangers harass her daily.  The local authorities do nothing to stop it at all.

For poor kids like these, school means more than pencils and books. It’s a sanctuary where they feel normal — a place where they can be kids.

At Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA), we support schools in Northeast Africa, India and the Middle East. We work with local churches and religious sisters who nurture kids of every faith.

But the number of children is growing. Funding is drying up. These girls and boys — and the schools that are their lifeline —  need your help.

Can you help us keep their classrooms open? Contribute today, and you’ll ensure these kids receive an education. Plus meals and vaccinations to keep them strong.

You’ll help create group housing near school, so rural girls don’t walk dangerous distances to class. You’ll provide the traumatized with a refuge that feels like home.

Most of all, you’ll give these shattered kids a reason to hope. So please help them if you can.

$375

MONEY RAISED
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  • Philip Eubanks

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • AF1

    $100

  • Keeyan Sabzghabaian

    $50

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The Team: $10,882 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Catholic Near East Welfare Associat...

Amount Raised

$9,712

 

97% Raised of$10,000 Goal

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CNEWA on Facebook

Amount Raised

$650

Fundraiser Title

Anna Fata

Amount Raised

$375

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Philip Eubanks

Amount Raised

$145

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Keeyan Sabzghabaian

Keeyan Sabzghabaian

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

AF1

AF1

DONATION: $100

MY B A 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Philip Eubanks

Philip Eubanks

DONATION: $25

3 years ago