Give our children’s book… Ana from Angola goes to school …to kids, parents and teachers.
The book shows similarities and differences in schools around the world, teaches school-related Portuguese words, and helps build compassion by giving kids a way to take action.
Book cost is $10 and a donation can be made in any amount you choose. We will include a book plate.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your mailing address and questions.
Together we can make a difference. Take action today and give a child the chance to go to school!
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give a gift with lasting meaning for an anniversary, graduation or birthday • look at your spending – skip a dinner out to help a child
“Our community is the world – our countrymen are all mankind.”
William Lloyd Garrison
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learn about poverty, hunger, education – educate yourself and others
Start a book group
Send an email, invite a group of friends or co-workers to read a book. Gather for dessert and discussion.
Angola Promises and Lies, Maier
Another Day of Life, Kapuscinski
As We Forgive, Larson
Creating a World Without Poverty, Yunus
Creating Room to Read, Wood
Enough, Kilman and Thurow
Good Morning Comrades, Ondjaki
Half the Sky, Kristof and WuDunn
Start Something that Matters, Mycoskie
The Blue Sweater, Novogratz
The Hole in our Gospel, Stearns
The Impact of War on Children, Machal
The Shadow of the Sun, Kapuscinski
Things Fall Apart, Achebe
Walking with the Poor, Bryant
We Are All the Same, Wooten
Watch a movie and have a discussion
Invite friends to a movie showing and discussion. Serve popcorn. Talk about reactions to the film.
As We Forgive
God Grew Tired of Us
The Gods Must be Crazy
Every $350 sends a child to school!
give a gift for a birthday, anniversary, graduation or to a special teacher
Looking for a unique and meaningful gift idea, one with lasting impact? Give a special gift to teachers, co-workers, family and friends, and help a child go to school! Give a gift of $35 (or more) and receive a packet of 5 note cards featuring children from Angola.
– send note cards with additional recipient card to donor
– send note cards directly to recipient along with personalized card
– send note cards to donor and a personalized card to recipient
More to know:
– if paying by check, please include instructions for mailing and personalized message if desired
– if paying online, please indicate details in “Add special instructions to the seller” box on review donation page
– cards may be picked up at the RISE office – email to confirm timing
– email RISE – email@example.com with questions
Will you help us provide the opportunity for education to more children? You can give through GlobalGiving and your donation will support our project.
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