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May 24th 2012:Educating Women - The Key to a Just and Stable Community

Basic rights for women and girls are of major importance to the entire world. Females bear an unjust burden and this must change for the benefit of all people. We must act as one voice to change global policies and global wills so that gender justice and the end to poverty can be achieved. Education is the only answer, not just for the women and girls in third world countries but for the population of the world. Learn how is doing just that.

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Reverend Della Fahnestock

The Dr. Reverend Della Fahnestock served three pastorates before founding the Alliance Education Fund in 2006. It is dedicated to providing adequate, personally-supervised educational scholarships to women and girls in developing countries. Currently the members of the Alliance Education Fund are providing over 90 scholarships to women and girls in East Africa where, as in many third world countries educational opportunities are dedicated to boys. The Alliance Education Fund's primary partnership is with the Mercy Home Orphanage. The money raised for Mercy Home pays for their tuition, uniforms (a prerequisite for attending school), books, and other fees. The contributions of individual d
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Vicki Poole

Vicki Poole is the volunteer Development Director of the Alliance Education’s Laptop Program. This is her second year as Director and Technician of this growing program. Her job is to acquire donated laptops, and repair, if necessary, or update them so that the college graduate students in Kenya have a tool for completing their work and education. In Kenya, students are not allowed entry into colleges or universities until they have completed a computer course. The cost of this course, per student, is approximately $620. So for the students at Mercy Home, a computer lab is the only chance of getting into higher education, unless they have a sponsor. Mercy Home’s broader plan is to teach
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