In the Dominican Republic, homework is a rare privilege. When tourists in Boca Chica stopped leaving the walled compounds of their all-inclusive resorts, the local economy that had sprung up around the hotels crumbled. Families that invested all that they had into their business suddenly found themselves without customers. Then the hurricanes came and the price of food climbed even higher and children were taken out of the classroom to try and earn a living.
That is when local groups such as Caminante, a Global Ministries partner, stepped in to demand a better future for these children. With a holistic approach that includes homework help, counseling, and advocating for the rights of children in the Dominican Republic, they created a safe environment where children can thrive once again.
For many families a choice has to be made between sending their child to school or sending their child to work. Unfortunately, this decision is not made by the parents, but by their circumstances – often poverty robs parents of the opportunity to give their child a better future.
Global Ministries works with partners to provide practical, affordable education that restores many of the opportunities that poverty has taken away.
Make your gift an alternative gift of Education and honor a loved one while making a difference in the lives of individuals around the world.
Current Education Projects
|Schools for Angolan Young Women||Evangelical Congregational Church in Angola|
|Education of Girls in the Equator Region||Community of Disciples of Christ in Congo|
|Educational Support for Girls||Christian Council of Ghana|
|Ons Plek||Ons Plek (South Africa)|
|Building Furniture for Schools||Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA)|
|School Commode Project||Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA)|
East Asia & the Pacific
|Apayao Community Learning Center||United Church of Christ in the Philippines|
|Building Project of the Dumaguete Kalauman Development Center||Dumaguete Kalauman Development Center|
|Renovations for the Asian Rural Institute||Asian Rural Institute (ARI)|
Latin America & the Caribbean
|Latin American Biblical University||UBL (Costa Rica)|
|Mantanzas Seminary||Cuban Council of Evangelical Churches|
|Caminante||Caminante (Dominican Republic)|
|CONASPEH Scholars and Development Projects||CONASPEH (Haiti)|
|Teacher Sustainability Project||Center for Evangelical and Reformed Vocational Education (CEVER)|
|House of Hope||Ecumenical Council for Peace and Justice (Haiti)|
Middle East & Europe
|Roma Ministry||Reformed Church in Hungary|
|School and Youth Center for Syrian Refugees in Jordan||The Orthodox Initiative|
|Education at Rawdat el-Zuhur||Rawdat el-Zuhur (Palestine)|
|Evangelical Lutheran Schools||Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land|
|Armenian Child Sponsorship Centers||Armenian Missionary Association of America|
|Haigazian University||Haigazian University (Lebanon)|
|Near East School of Theology||NEST (Lebanon)|
|King's Matriculation School||Family Village Farm (India)|
|Diocese of Durgapur||Church of North India|
|After School Program in Laos||After School Program|
|Lady Doak College||Lady Doak College (India)|
|Lucy Perry Noble School||Lucy Perry Noble School (India)|
|Tibetan Children's Village||Darjeeling Tibetan Self-Help Refugee Center (India)|
|Support for Lisadila School||Protestant Churches of East Timor|