Estimated total value of the commitment
young people to benefit directly from this commitment
Challenges faced in implementation
Recently, University Scholarship students have been more difficult to fund individually. The cost of education has risen substantially alongside the cost of everything else. We have been looking for new sources of funding for these bright youths to complpete their 4 year commitment to professional and self-development. in 2023 we will start crowd-funding more scholarships, as opposed to fining indivdual donors.
Also, until the Expanded Employability Project, the Better Futures program had a more difficult time keeping a high retention rate. The paid stipend has made a huge difference in maintaining students active in the program until the very end. the last difficulty in the program has been finding partner employers who