Sponsor a student

We offer individual sponsorships and we are looking for people, or groups of people, willing to journey with one of our young students. If you join us in making a difference by sponsoring one of these young people, you will receive more information about your sponsored student and will receive updates on their school progress.

To sponsor a High school student: $70 monthly (Your sponsorship covers school fees, school supplies, uniforms, hygiene products, transportation, access to our drop in center where the student receives tutoring, food and water.

Mildrede

Mildrede L., dob 13.08.98. (sister of Myriame below)

She attends College Oasis in Cap-Haitien where she is in  8eme, the second year of high school. She is a top student.

Her mother died in November, and her father is absent. She is the 4th oldest of seven children.

donate to Starthrower Foundation To sponsor Mildrede, click on the CanadaHelps logo to set up payments. Write in the message box that it is for Mildrede’s sponsorship and we will contact you soon after.

Post secondary student cost:$300 monthly (You can form a group to sponsor our post-secondary students, with co-workers or family members for example)

Myriame

Myriame L., (dob 21.11.91)  second year nursing, University Roi Henri Christophe

Her mother died in November, and her father is absent. Myriame as the oldest of 7 children and is responsible for all of them. Whenever Myriame is at school or on practicum in hospital, the other older girls -Fatia, Marielle, Mildrede take on the parent role.

Myriame was in high school in Port-au-Prince, staying with her aunt/uncle and cousins when the quake hit Jan 12, 2010. She witnessed the entire family killed, somehow escaped and made her way to her Grandmother in Sen Rafayel.  She heard about us and came down the mountain to  Cap-Haitien and sought us out. Myriame was suffering from severe post traumatic shock and we admitted her in our program. She progressed through high school, passing every year and  is now in 2nd year university.

MyriameMyriame at our center to pick up Glucometer for diabetes testing. She is seen here wearing her university uniform. Her new hospital uniform on the chair behind her. She is starting her first practicum at a new hospital in Grande Riviere du Nord.

donate to Starthrower Foundation

If you or a group want to sponsor Myriame, click on the CanadaHelps logo to set up payments. Write in the message box that it is for Myriame’s sponsorship and we will contact you soon after.