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Developing Young Leaders in South Africa

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BENEFITING: KGWALE LE MOLLO US

EVENT DATE: Nov 06, 2011

HOURS PLEDGED: 1,000

Catherine Kim

THE STORY:

I am proud and excited to run the New York City Marathon for the Kgwale le Mollo Foundation (klm-foundation.org) and its young South African Scholars.   I would love for YOU to help me, in the next 133 days, to fundraise as I rack up 758 miles before race day on November 6, 2011.  Here's why:  

In 2005, my two-year Peace Corps service in South Africa was coming to a sudden and fast close.  During that time, I had the privileged opportunity to both find a small corner of South Africa to call home and make lifelong friends with my fellow volunteers.  

Several volunteers and I wanted to stay meaningfully connected to each other and with the country that had offered us so much during our two year stay.  As a result, the Kgwale Le Mollo Foundation was founded and continues its work six years later.

The Kgwale le Mollo Foundation's mission is to effect change in underserved, rural communities by helping to improve access to higher education and social opportunities for talented young people from marginalized communities in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.  Since 2005, we have selected 9 exceptional South African youth to attend Uplands College, one of the country's premier college preparatory institutions.  The students undergo a rigorous and highly competitive selection process after which KLM provides them with the tools to succeed at Uplands -- both socially and academically.

To give you an idea, check this out:

$100  Gives two students annual health coverage

$250  Gives one student access to extracurricular activities such as sports, music and art.

$350  Pays for two years of important tutoring and additional academic support

$500  Provides uniforms, books and school supplies.

$1,000 Allows three students to attend special camps, field trips and enrichment camps

$5,000  Provides one year of full room and board. 

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$1,000

MONEY RAISED
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  • Catherine Kim

    $10

  • Catherine Kim

    $100

  • Anna Kelleher

    $50

  • Fred Nelson

    $250

  • Alli & Dan Berry

    $100

  • Bowen Hsu

     

  • Matthew Caretti

    $100

  • Mirek

    $50

  • sochieta

    $100

  • Lynn John

    $50

  • Nikki

    $50

  • Sue and Sue

    $50

  • Kris Ongoco

    $40

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50% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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The Team: $1,000 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Catherine Kim

Amount Raised

$1,000

 

50% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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Matthew Caretti

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Kristian Ongoco

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Donor Comments

Kris Ongoco

Kris Ongoco

DONATION: $40

6 years ago

Sue and Sue

Sue and Sue

DONATION: $50

We are honored to join those of you who make KLM possible... 6 years ago

Nikki

Nikki

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Lynn John

Lynn John

DONATION: $50

Go Go Go!!! So proud of you.... 6 years ago

sochieta

sochieta

DONATION: $100

run cathy run! 6 years ago

Mirek

Mirek

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Matthew Caretti

Matthew Caretti

DONATION: $100

6 years ago

Bowen Hsu

Bowen Hsu

6 years ago

Alli & Dan Berry

Alli & Dan Berry

DONATION: $100

6 years ago

Fred Nelson

Fred Nelson

DONATION: $250

6 years ago