Visedal Nicaragua Sponsorship Program

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Visedal Nicaragua Sponsorship Program

  1. 1. VISEDAL Partnership Managua, Nicaragua Dylan Waugh – President Brad Johnson – Vice-President
  2. 2. Our Vision <ul><li>Helping children get off the streets and back into school in Managua, Nicaragua </li></ul><ul><li>Using education to break the cycle of poverty </li></ul><ul><li>Fostering strong and stable families to support our children </li></ul>
  3. 3. What We Do <ul><li>Provide hope to some of the world’s poorest children through education, food and clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Give children their childhood back </li></ul><ul><li>Show love and support to children often neglected by society </li></ul>
  4. 4. How We Do It: VISEDAL’s Child Sponsorship Program <ul><li>Children attend school, don’t work on street </li></ul><ul><li>Each family receives $20/month food stipend per child in program </li></ul><ul><li>Supplies, tuition covered </li></ul><ul><li>Children also receive weekly English lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Donors from USA currently sponsor 14 children </li></ul>
  5. 5. Lives Transformed <ul><li>Before: Children washed car windshields and begged for money on a major street corner </li></ul><ul><li>Now: Children attend school and supplemental English lessons </li></ul>
  6. 6. VISEDAL What does it mean? <ul><li>Vis teme - dress me </li></ul><ul><li>Ed ucame - educate me </li></ul><ul><li>Al imentame - feed me </li></ul><ul><li>Official non-profit recognition is pending </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why We Do It <ul><li>Three children asked Waugh for money in October, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Waugh took them to lunch </li></ul><ul><li>In time, Waugh and Johnson got to know the children and their families </li></ul><ul><li>The pair recognized how education could help prepare the children for brighter futures </li></ul>
  8. 8. Our Kids
  9. 9. Our Kids
  10. 10. Contact Info <ul><li>www.visedal.org </li></ul><ul><li>Dylan Waugh - President </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brad Johnson, Vice-President </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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