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jess sits at the school lunch table with a plastic bag and little lunch

Jess dreads going to school. She’s ashamed.

For 9 year old Jess, going to school is not exciting, it’s just a reminder that she is missing out and falling behind.

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One of the first things Jess* learnt at school was that she's not like the other kids... and that broke my heart

- Maria*, Jess' Mum

At just nine years old, Jess is already three years behind in her reading and struggling with her writing and maths.

sponsor a child like jess to stop them falling behind in their learning

On average, children growing up in disadvantaged homes are two to three years behind their more advantaged peers

Disadvantaged students are on average 2 to 3 years behind in reading and maths by the time they are 15 years old.

On average, children growing up in disadvantaged homes are two to three years behind their more advantaged peers

For only $52 per month you can provide a child like Jess with essential school supplies, a new uniform and life-changing learning support, so they can fit in and catch up to their peers.

Please will you provide life-changing support for a child like Jess?

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How your sponsorship will help a student

Financial support
Financial support to pay for school essentials like a school uniform, shoes, textbooks and excursions.
Guidance and support
Guidance and support from a Learning for Life Coordinator who works with the family and understands the specific needs of a child.
Access to out-of-school educational opportunities
Access to out-of-school educational opportunities. These can include The Smith family’s learning and mentoring programs.
Right now thousands of disadvantaged Australian children urgently require a sponsor. For only $52 per month you can provide a child with essential school supplies, access to life-changing learning support and guidance from one of our Learning for Life Coordinators.

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