Rose of Sharon School

The Rose of Sharon School offers children a quality education and enables vulnerable women with employability skills through vocational training.
The Problem

Over 10,000 people have settled in La Playa, on the outskirts of Barranquilla, and live in substandard housing. Unemployment in this community is over 80% and poverty is a daily reality with many children being raised by single mothers.

The Program

The Rose of Sharon School hosts over 500 children from pre-kindergarten to high school, enabling them to receive a quality, government-approved education. International Needs Canada is committed to working in areas like La Playa that are hard hit by poverty and injustice.

How Your Gift Helps!

Your support will be used to empower children and women in Barranquilla through sponsorship and vocational training. Children are able to escape the crushing poverty they have known and women are enabled with income earning opportunities.

Jaime, a former graduate of Rose of Sharon School, excelled in his studies. After graduation, he received a scholarship from the Coast Corporation University and is working on his degree in civil engineering. His project on The Reuse of Waste Generated by Water Purification was selected to be presented at the REHABEND Congress in Spain this past May. What an amazing experience for Jaime! He is so grateful for the education and support he received at the Rose of Sharon School that wants to develop a math and physics program for the school as a way of saying thank you to God and the school.

100% Of Your Donation

will be used to improve the lives of children in Colombia, thanks to some generous donors who pay all our overhead.

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About Us

International Needs Canada is a charitable Christian organization with a global network of 34 partner countries. Our approach to development relies on the empowerment of indigenous leaders to bring about change in their local communities. We focus primarily on the empowerment of vulnerable children through education, health and wellness, character development, and skills training.

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International Needs Canada

Toll-free: 1-888-702-9805
230-1119 Fennell Ave E.,
Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8T 1S2
Charity Number: #12994 3072 RR0001