The Society for Advancement of Education (SAE-KIDUM) and
the American Friends of Kidum are launching a campaign to raise funds to
provide Emergency support for students from economically
disadvantaged families, to cover basic necessities These students have
difficulties purchasing clothing, school supplies, and common everyday items
such as toothpaste or snacks. For many students boarding at SAE’s
residential campuses, even the cost of travelling home to their families on
weekends is more than they can afford.
SAE therefore seeks to assist 400 of
the most vulnerable boarders, aged 13-18, by supplementing their government
stipends with an additional average $250 per student a year, to help them
afford basic material amenities.
In addition, SAE will provide
transportation to those students living in the periphery, so they are able to
travel home to see their families on their free weekends. In addition to
increasing the students’ quality of life, it is anticipated that this support
will increase their motivation and academic performance.
Your gift, at any
level, will provide talented but economically disadvantaged students the
financial assistance they need to purchase the basic necessities that every