Help Cerdan’s dream come true

“My name is Cerdan. I am 17 years old and live with my family in a tent where we look after our yaks. Last year, a brick wall fell on my father while he was working. My mother sold most of what we own to help heal my father. Since then, my father is unable to work. I have had to quit school as we cannot afford it and I need to help at home while my mother tries to find work.

My dream is to become a doctor or a nurse…

but I never talk to my parents about this because they would feel guilty because they cannot help me fulfill my dream. I would be eternally grateful for the opportunity to go back to school and study hard to be the best I can be and to then be able to give back to my family and my community.”

VSS-021 Cerdan DrolmaThere are many other girls like Cerdan who have had to quit school for reasons similar to this. Education and a career is a distant dream. Her future is most likely herding yaks, marrying young and raising children.  Sponsor a girl through vocation school where she will complete her education and gain skills and qualifications in a vocation which will bring her a self-sustainable and brighter future.

From $40 a month, you can give a young lady a future and help her dreams come true.

You will receive:

  •  Your girl’s picture and story
  • An annual thank you letter from your sponsored girl;
  • An annual report on the program as a whole so you can see the difference you have made.
  • CAPTIVATING’S ONE MORE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM | CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS

    Hardworking Daughter and Student

    Despite their frugal lifestyle, Weiwei still manages to study well and get good grades while also helping out her father with farm work during summer vacation.




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    Despite Uncertainties

    Xiangdong's family is particularly poor in the village. He and his younger brother were raised by their loving grandparents. However, the future was uncertain for both of them.




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    One More Year for Huaifeng

    Huaifeng's home is on a remote hillside, and it takes her more than an hour of walking before she can ride a bus to school. Her mother left them when she was only one year old, while her father is working as a security guard in another city. She lives with her brother and her grandparents. Any support she receives is a great help for her to finish her studies.




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    Strong Will to Study

    Despite her good grades, it was still unlikely for Lhamo to proceed to college. Her mother had difficulty sending her to school so she decided to stay at home and help out with the household chores. 




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    Daughter Works Hard for Sick Mom

    "My dream is to become a doctor, and my mother will be my first patient." This is Tsering's story.




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    Giving Back to the Person who Raised Her

    Puyuxia, 19, comes from a rural area. She lives with her grandfather who raised her by himself ever since she was a little girl. Puyuxia's father died in an accident while her mother left them in search of a better life.