Dominican Republic (MNN) — School sponsorship makes a huge difference
in the lives of children in the Dominican Republic.
For one Dominican family, the loss of a job meant they could not afford to
send their two girls to a Christ-centered school. Students Betty, Belkis and Kelvin live in the
Dominican Republic with their parents. When their father lost his government
job due to the election of a new president, the question then became whether or not
the family could still afford tuition.
Through the Sponsor a School program with Worldwide Christian Schools, the
Ramon Reynoso Christian School stepped in to help. The school helps cover operational costs and
offers tuition assistance to families in need. The family attends the school's local
church, where the children's mother recently accepted Christ.
The WWCS Sponsor a School program
is simple: get children into schools. For $25 a month ($300 a year), WWCS
helps a child gain access to quality, Christ-centered schooling.
Sponsorship dollars cover a school's
basic necessities, including: teacher salaries, water and electricity bills, building
maintenance, text books, desks, student uniforms and school lunches. By covering these costs, tuition is
made affordable to all children in the community who wish to attend
God has used Ramon Reynoso Christian School to reach this Dominican
family — a direct result of WWCS School Sponsors who are willing to come
alongside Christian schools around the world to impact entire communities with