Sponsoring a child equips them with everything they need to be successful in the classroom. It’s also an opportunity to build a lasting, meaningful friendship. USD $125 per month or USD $1,500 a year


  • • Handwritten letters and drawings from your student
  • • Report cards and progress reports
  • • Photos
  • • A chance to exchange letters and stories, as well as to learn from a new friend


  • • A quality education with certified, experienced teachers
  • • School supplies
  • • A school uniform, including their red sweater!
  • • Basic health and first-aid care, including medicines to treat illness such as malaria, typhoid and pneumonia. We want to keep our kids out of the hospital and in the classroom.
  • • Access to extra-curricular activities including soccer, basketball, track, field trips and life-skills workshops
  • • Two nutritious meals every school day with fresh vegetables from our organic garden
  • • Safe drinking water


It’s a long way from Portland to Tanzania. Read how our founder, Ashley Holmer, first saw the potential in a red sweater and explore our timeline to see how far we’ve come since 2005.