The Girls Scholarship program began in 1998 to give girls in poverty a chance to attend school through 12th grade or beyond. Each sponsored girl’s school fees are paid and she receives the supplies required by the public school system. They also receive a small stipend to help their families, so the child does not have to work and instead can attend school. The girls also get training in computers, life skills, health education, self-esteem, relationships, pregnancy and parenting. They also attend seminars on leadership and personal growth. The scholarship program is on a monthly basis and grades have to be maintained above a certain level. After school graduation, the girls receive help with job placement and tutoring for college entrance exams. Ten girls each year take advanced studies in specialty education areas. Currently we have 50 girls who have been sponsored and can attend school. Many more girls need a sponsor. For $30.00 a month you can sponsor a girl and help her succeed and strive for a brighter future.