Another 10 greenhouses – Thanks Nick!

Another 10 greenhouses have been added to the already 173 greenhouses starting to dot the rural landscape of Western China. Thanks to a generous donor named Nick, more families now have the opportunity to grow fresh produce almost all year round. Extra and more efficient growing months will increase their income, allow their children to continue their schooling and even possibly continue through to university. Following a recent inspection of several project sites by Captivating CEO, Andrew Colquhoun, he is convinced these Greenhouses are moving all of these families forward towards a brighter future. 

We are so close to reaching our goal of 200 greenhouses with only 17 left to fund. Like Nick, you too can make the difference to a child’s life by funding a greenhouse for a family.

Our continued thanks to GPA – Global for their generous MATCHING OF ALL DONATIONS to make this program possible.  Thanks to GPA Globals support, US$225 is all it takes for an individual donor to sustain-ably increase a family’s income FOREVER. Great solution. Great donor. Thanks Nick, and thanks GPA-Global. 

 

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Two years changes everything for Dechen Tso

This month [July 2017], three girls from Project Eden who have been studying at the School of Electronics and Technology of Dongguan, have finished all their school-based courses and will be starting a one-year internship after this summer on-track to graduate in June 2018. Through the Captivating Project Eden schooling program, we have been thrilled to see their growth and development over the years thanks to lots of hard work by them, as well as amazing support from the team at Project Eden. Our thanks also to their dedicated sponsors and supporters, and of course Dockpo and the SGVTS team where the girls first got their chance at a new life several years ago now. We hope you enjoy Dechen's story:




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Children's Day at the SGVTS

Children's Day is the 1st of June each year and is dedicated to raising awareness about children's rights and well being. At Captivating, EVERY DAY is Children's Day! Every day of year we are focused on making the world brighter for children. Together, we are reaching out for a brighter future for girls who need our help. Seng Girls Vocational Training School is one such place where girls live, love, learn and grow.




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You can make a girl's dream come true!

At Captivating, we work mostly to create genuine options for single mothers and out-of-school girls. And right now, we need your help. Over the past few months, our project teams have identified over 60 girls from remote locations who dropped out of school more than a year ago.




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A Working Vacation

Winter vacation, for the vast majority of students is a good time to rest, sleep late, and go shopping. But for Eden girls, the 20 days of work in a Dongguan Electronics manufacturing plant was definitely a brand new challenge. The girls spent 10-12 hours a day in the repetitive line of work. This was something that they have never ever experienced before.




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MY FIRST JOB Program - Breaking the cycle of poverty

Hualdntso has never been to school but she understands the value of education and wants to be able to send her daughter to school and also university. Hualdnotso’s dream for her daughter is that she will be well educated and able to get a good job and be self-sustainable.




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A Future For Cheyang

Cheyang now has a second set of parents who do for her what her birth parents are not able to do – thanks to Paul and Susan. Cheyang’s dream was to become a nurse. Her dream has now begun and she is studying nursing at a vocational school. Her dream now is that when she graduates in 3 years time, she will be able to help her community while earning a good income to support herself and her family.