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FRIENDS INTERNATIONAL INC's Fundraiser:

Buy a Brick...Build a Future

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Only 1 Day to Go!
June 27, 2016

Together we've raised over $13,000. That's 130  lives changed - amazing! If you haven't shared our project with everyone you know, PLEASE SHARE  See more

THE STORY:

Build a child's future today - help raise $90,000 to get 900 kids off the streets and into school in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Kids shouldn't work.  Every child deserves a childhood, an education....a future.

One of our Education Center teachers, Kim, teaches remedial classes so kids are caught up with peers when the school year starts.

"The kids in our Center come from the streets or slums, and have spent their days working, scavenging, begging, doing drugs or even engaging in prostitution," Kim explained. 

These kids have difficult lives: 40% of surveyed street kids do not attend school, and of those who enrol in Year One, 97% never make it to Year Four. *

Friends' social workers go out every day to marginalized communities to convince families to put their kids in school. Once they arrive at the Education Centre, children have access to: 

- medical check-ups and hygiene facilities
- a nutritious meal every day
- safe housing (for those who lack a safe family environment)
- intensive remedial  education classes
- sports/arts/culture classes
- a back-to-school kit when they go back to school (backpack, uniform, shoes, books)
- follow-up by social workers for at least one year to make sure they stay in school

Kim and her colleagues teach over 400 kids a year in Phnom Penh, and reintegrate 900 kids into public school every year. Friends also supports over 2,000 kids to stay in school in Phnom Penh alone each year.

Kim fights child labor and builds futures every day...and so can you.

When you donate, you help educate street kids in Phnom Penh. To say thanks, for donations of $50+ we'll put your name on a brick that was hand-painted by a child in our Education Centre during Arts & Crafts time, which we'll display at the Center to inspire all the kids struggling to escape poverty.

Check out  our brick wall of supporters (when you donate $50, we'll add your name to a brick)

Any amount you can donate will help provide futures to marginalized kids. For example:

$500 provides safe housing for 6 street kids for a year
$250 buys a year's worth of teaching materials for 5 classrooms 
$100 reintegrates one child into school 
$50 buys lunch for 100 children at our Education Centre
$25 buys a back-to-school kit for one child (backpack, uniform, shoes, books)

Please donate or fundraise and join the Challenge today!

*Friends-International's Cambodian Street Children Profile, 2011 and Snapshot Survey, 2015

$16,730

MONEY RAISED
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  • Peggy

    $75

  • George L Ganat

    $250

  • Patrizia

    $25

  • Gustav

    $50

  • Jacco

     

  • Beatrice

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Evelyn Schaffer

    $25

  • Jim Mizerski

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Ritesh Bhavnani

     

  • Silvan Pohl

     

  • Elizabeth Grainger

    $50

  • Jack Hickey

    $50

  • Anil Varghese

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Donna Fales

     

  • david hargreaves

    $100

  • Neil Shevlin

    $50

  • Rosalynn Chong

    $50

  • Kanchan & Jeff

    $50

  • Denis Annegret Marot

    $50

  • Corin Ochsenbein

     

  • Maeve McDonagh

    $50

  • Patrick loupien

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • H and Steph

    $50

  • Trang Dang

    $50

  • Patrick Sieb

    $100

  • Ines

     

  • Nicole Labrunie

    $50

  • Christian & Manuela & Jan & Marc Hausammann

    $250

  • Gaelscoil Uí Riada

    $575

  • Paddy Purcell

    $100

  • Law School, University College Cork

    $70

  • Noah Manduke

    $100

  • Steinunn

    $50

  • Lego City Supporters

    $744.86

  • L.E. Tan

    $50

  • Liu Tow Sen

     

  • Amanda Lau Y J

     

  • Friends of the Elephant Pants

    $675

  • Shirley Ogletree

     

  • Aigle Oud

    $1,000

  • Maya Gilmore

    $500

  • Aliya Gilmore

    $500

  • Cynthia and Richard Rudder

    $500

  • leslie HOPE

    $500

  • Fionn & Jeremy Khoo

    $190

  • Ginny Yap Li Yin

    $100

  • Alina, Pong & Winnie

     

  • Coreen Ang, Charles Ting & Moses Oh

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Chad Oakes

    $500

  • Adeline Chong & Seah Cheong Iik

     

  • Alex Apostolopoulos

    $100

  • Christina Apostolopoulos

    $75

  • Carrie Morita

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Larry Sullivan

    $100

  • Nina Eristavi

    $50

  • Markie Post

     

  • Impact Investor

    $1,000

  • PIFARRE ERIC ET CHRISTELLE - LOOPS INVEST -

    $2,076

  • FI Suisse

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Nat Abraham

    $150

  • Ed Asner

    $50

  • Kathy

     

  • Kate Heming

    $50

  • Jerome Armand

     

  • Isaac Lyne

    $50

  • D DeCrane

    $100

  • Jennifer Cowham

    $50

  • Brianna Girdler

    $100

  • Joel and Robin Turgesen

    $250

  • PANQUIAULT Richard

     

  • Dorette & family

    $200

  • Tricia Lee

     

  • Angela and Stephanie

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • RAY SCHAULS

    $25

  • Friends international

    $500

  • Anonymous

     

  • Guy, Lisa, Felix and Lila

    $25

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19% Raised of $90,000 Goal

The Team: $16,730 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

FRIENDS INTERNATIONAL INC

Amount Raised

$7,976

 

9% Raised of $90,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

One Plantation's Fundraiser

Amount Raised

$2,750

 

138% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

leslie HOPE

Amount Raised

$2,300

Fundraiser Title

Fiona Donson

Amount Raised

$1,645

 

82% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Elephant Pants

Amount Raised

$815

 

272% Raised of $300 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Dana Langlois

Amount Raised

$744

Fundraiser Title

Denis Marot

Amount Raised

$350

Fundraiser Title

Corin Ochsenbein

Amount Raised

$100

Donor Comments

Guy, Lisa, Felix and Lila

Guy, Lisa, Felix and Lila

DONATION: $25

We miss Friends - but glad to know you're still doing great work. 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 years ago

Friends international

Friends international

DONATION: $500

2 years ago

RAY SCHAULS

RAY SCHAULS

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $500

2 years ago

Angela and Stephanie

Angela and Stephanie

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Tricia Lee

Tricia Lee

2 years ago

Dorette & family

Dorette & family

DONATION: $200

for KM SR 2 years ago

PANQUIAULT Richard

PANQUIAULT Richard

2 years ago

Joel and Robin Turgesen

Joel and Robin Turgesen

DONATION: $250

Here's to the difference you're making! 2 years ago