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Dwankhozi Hope

Dwankhozi Hope
CROWDRISE : Jun 09, 2010
EIN: 26-2266013
BASED: Seattle, WA, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: www.dwankhozi-hope.org

Dwankhozi Hope

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Empowerment by Education

To empower the children & families of Zambia through partnership in education & community development, recognizing our interconnectedness as we seek mutual transformation.

MISSION STATEMENT
To empower the children & families of Zambia through partnership in education & community development, recognizing our interconnectedness as we seek mutual transformation.

WHO WE ARE
Recognizing that every child has a right to education, a motivated community in Zambia came together to start their own community school in 2003. Without skilled teachers, resources, or government support, they initially started classes with volunteer teachers and a few dozen students. Inspired by their dedication, a man named Charles Masala — a US based engineer who grew up in Zambia near this community — shared their story with his friends in Seattle. In 2006, that group of friends started the Dwankhozi Hope organization. Since then, we have shared Charles’s desire to walk alongside this remarkable community in true partnership. Today there are over 600 students at Dwankhozi Community School serving grades pre-K through Grade 9.

WHY
Dwankhozi Hope is not about charity, it’s about justice.
The community has the will. We don’t pretend to have all the answers. But together, we are working to bring quality education to a community who longs to provide their children the same opportunities we take for granted here.

WHAT WE DO
Dwankhozi Hope provides financial support for programs including: education, community development, agriculture, and health/wellness related needs. But most importantly, we take direction from the community on what those needs are. And, because we want to be in relationship with the community, we make regular trips to the school. After 7 years, we know them, and they know us.

HOW WE WORK
Dwankhozi Hope is a 100% volunteer organization.
As a result, we are able to keep our overhead to a minimum. Last year, 86% of the money we raised went directly towards programs, 7% went towards fundraising expenses, and 7% went towards administration expenses. 

EIN: 26-2266013 • www.dwankhozi-hope.org

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Amount Raised:

$9,983

 

67% Raised of $15,000 Goal