Impact ONE- 30 DAY CAMPAIGN

For: Burkina Faso, Africa
Chicago, IL
Organizer: Army of the Kind
Impact ONE- 30 DAY CAMPAIGN (Burkina Faso, Africa)
$850
of $30,000 goal.
Raised by 44 donors
2% Complete
This fundraiser is closed. Thank you for your support!

The Story

IMPACT ONE CHILD WITH JUST $1


FACTS ABOUT BURKINA FASO:

  • Average income is .75 cents a day
  • Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries in the world
  • Children walk an average of 5 miles to and from school
  • 81% of children drop out of school by the 5th grade
  • 89 out of 1000 children die of hunger before their 5th birthday


WHAT IF WE TOLD YOU THAT:

  • $1 FEEDS A CHILD
  • $1 PROVIDES CLEAN WATER
  • $1 PROVIDES EDUCATION
  • $1 GIVES HOPE
YOU CAN MAKE A HUGE IMPACT WITH JUST $1!

Army of the Kind has successfully planted 2 nutrition centers. One in Peru and one in the Dominican Republic. We currently feed over 242 children a day!

Our goal is to plant one in Burkina Faso, West Africa in a town called Loumbila. We visited this village in November of 2016 and we were burdened by the huge need for nutrition and education. (see pictures)

We have been given a big plot of land and now it is time to start building a CENTER OF HOPE on it!

We will build in three phases:

Phase ONE (the reason for this campaign)  -
Nutrition and Education Center- Here the children will have a warm meal a day and also women from the community will learn how to read and write. 97% of women in this community are illiterate and the children don't make it past the 5th grade. We will also begin an Child Sponsorship Program giving people an opportunity to sponsor a child in need.

Phase TWO-
Labor Clinic (for mothers to give birth in a safe and clean environment decreasing the amount of mom or baby deaths.

Phase THREE-
Chapel & Guest House for interns and visitors



THIS IS WHERE YOU COME IN

Donate just $1 and help us reach our goal of $30K in 30 days to build our PHASE ONE.

Our team is headed to Africa on October 10th. Help us achieve our goal!

To learn more about Army of the Kind - www.aotk.org

Army of the Kind is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization. All gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable under IRS regulations.

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on September 14, 2017

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Posted on September 14, 2017

We started our fundraiser yesterday and so far we have raised $607 with 22 supporters. Thank you all for your contributions! In addition to raise money to build the nutrition center and feed children, we have also been collecting book bags, shoes and school supplies for our trip! Keep us in prayer as there is lots going on to bless the children in Loumbila!

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