“Children in developing countries drop out of school for a variety of reasons. But in many cases, young people drop out because where they live, it simply costs too much. What may seem like a manageable sum to us—a few hundred dollars to cover a year’s worth of books, uniforms, and tuition—is a crushing burden to families living on one or two dollars a day.
John’s story inspired me to create The School Fund, a crowdfunding platform to connect people all over the globe with high-performing students who just need a bit of help to continue their education and realize their potential. “