Share the Joy with a Charitable Gift from EFAC

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Education for All Children (EFAC) is Giving Donors One-of-a-Kind African Beaded Bracelets for Contributing this Holiday Season

"Share the Joy helps our students, provides economic relief to a community in need, and is a gesture of thanks to our donors," Nancy Van Sciver, executive director, EFAC.

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Education for All Children (EFAC – http://www.educationforallchildren.org) announced it will Share the Joy this holiday season by offering donors African beaded bracelets from the Maasai women’s cooperative in Kenya, Africa. For a holiday donation of $50 or more, supporters will receive a beautiful beaded bracelet as a thank you for helping young students in Africa realize their potential through scholarships and mentoring opportunities.

EFAC is also introducing a new Party Pack to help patrons Share the Joy with their friends and colleagues during this season of giving. With a commitment of a group donation of $250, party hosts will receive an EFAC Party Pack including five Maasai beaded bracelets, brochures, gift donation cards, and helpful hints to make a holiday party have a lasting impact. The Party Pack is a simple way to make celebrations more meaningful and to incorporate the joy of giving into a holiday gathering. All donations collected through the program will help provide education, mentoring and global connections to students in critical financial need in Kenya. These limited time offers end on January 15, 2012.

“We have been incredibly fortunate in the support EFAC has received from our donors since our establishment three years ago,” said Nancy Van Sciver, executive director and founder of EFAC. “Our Share the Joy program is an opportunity for us to give back to our donors and support the Women’s Cooperative in the Maasai. We provide scholarships for a number of high school students in this region and are now able to further assist the community through the purchase of these unique bracelets. Share the Joy helps our students, provides economic relief to a community in need and is a gesture of thanks to our donors.”

EFAC was founded by Rod and Nancy Van Sciver in 2008. With a desire to make a large, significant change, the Van Scivers established a program to educate bright but deeply underprivileged children in Kenya. Neither had prior experience in international development but were committed to the values of education and entrepreneurship. They formed a partnership with the African Nazarene University (ANU) to assist in the selection of students, the overview and evaluation of schools and mentoring for each student to insure success. Three years after taking these initial steps, EFAC now provides school scholarships to over 150 students. Many of these children are homeless or orphans and are thriving and succeeding through the support of EFAC and its partners. The long term goal is to change Kenya through educational opportunities for its children and provide them with mentoring post-graduation to become future leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals prepared for the challenges of the twenty-first century.
For more information about EFAC and the Share the Joy program, please visit http://www.educationforallchildren.org or http://www.facebook.com/#!/EducationForAllChildren.

About Education for All Children (EFAC)
Education For All Children (EFAC), a New Hampshire based non-profit, provides scholarships to qualified and underprivileged secondary and university students in the developing world. In addition to scholarships EFAC provides mentoring and global connections to these exceptional students in order to encourage leadership, economic progress, and cultural understanding.

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