Thanks from Worldfund

Picture of Bruno, Student of the Month from Alagoas, Brazil

Hey all Worldfund supporters, this one goes out to you, a la Luanne Zurlo, Executive Director:

We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for your generosity to Worldfund.  Since our foundation five years ago, we have invested $3.2 million in the education of some 30,000 children in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela.

Your contributions this past year enabled Worldfund to finance our partner schools, teacher training, and gifted youth programs throughout the region. Your donations have helped fund scholarships for over 440 children; repair school buildings in Peru that were damaged in last summer’s earthquake; and train 50 Mexican teachers in English language instruction through our partnership with Nextel, the Rassias Foundation at Dartmouth College, and Fundación Televisa. We have also increased our support to Brazil by adding three new programs: the Reading Circles Program in São Paulo, the Starfish School in Maceió, Alagoas, and the Steve Biko Cultural Institute in Salvador, Bahia.

We sincerely thank you for your support. You have truly made a difference in the lives of underprivileged children and their families in Latin America!

Students in Acapulco, Mexico, sending their thanks.

Luanne Zurlo
Executive Director

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