With graduation coming up, I want to do something to celebrate my time at Seattle University and with Jolkona as an intern. Consider it a final project to stick in my portfolio as I head into the workforce. My last hurrah if you will.
What Iâ€™ve done is made my own campaign with Jolkona (anyone can do this using our start your own campaign feature). The project I chose for my campaign is one to help tutor children in Guatemala where over 60 percent of the people do not complete elementary school and the national illiteracy rate is over 70 percent. These people need help.
The name of my campaign is 50 for 50 as I am looking for 50 students locally in Seattle to give to 50 students globally in Guatemala.
For $10 you can help tutor a child for one month.
Your donation will help cover books and supplies, pay for tutors, and help maintain the class and learning areas. You will also receive information about the student you are helping along with a photo as proof of your impact. At Jolkona 100% of your donation goes directly to the project, always.
I am asking for 50 donations to help 50 students.
I ask you to imagine where you would be without an early education. What would you do if you couldnâ€™t read or write? As a student, I love being in the classroom, learning and interacting with my professors. With this campaign, I want to encourage others to share that passion of learning with those who really need it.
I want to show students like me that giving doesnâ€™t require much.
Here at Jolkona one of our key messages is low-cost high-impact. My generation is looking to change the world but we canâ€™t always do that. With classes, internships, homework, jobs and social life, many students donâ€™t have the time or money to be a philanthropist. With micro-charities like Jolkona, it takes as little as $5 to make a considerable change.
My goal for this campaign is to help 50 students in Guatemala by June 12, the day I graduate. Will you help me reach my goal?
You can give here: 50 Students Locally Helping 50 Students Globally.
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