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about child scholarship:
DOES CHILD SCHOLARSHIP WORK?
If we were to measure the impact alone on just our partner in Kenya, COMIDO SCHOOL, our belief is that what we have seen first-hand proves the impact and demonstrates that it is tied to so many other benefits beyond education, nutrition, and sanitation.
Take this young man. Being in school has not only given him a safe place of discovery, identity, and nutrition, it has developed his personality and his social skills. He is often seen smiling, singing, and bounding about. He is a far different boy than when he was wandering aimlessly throughout the surrounding streets.
We currently scholarship children at COMIDO at $32 a month, or a one year scholarship for $384. This helps to provide the following:
A recent study* was undertaken to find out whether or not child scholarships were helpful or hurtful in combatting poverty. Below are a few key findings about the impact on children:
*Bruce Wydick, Paul Glewwe, and Laine Rutledge, “Does International Child Sponsorship Work? A Six-Country Study of Impacts on Adult Life Outcomes.” Journal of Political Economy 121:2 (published April 2013).