Megan Kaser, a recent 2017 alum in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Purdue University, describes her experience with Give Hope, Fight Poverty (GHFP)—a nonprofit organization in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. GHFP’s mission is “to foster philanthropy domestically by designing service-learning programs that engage U.S. college students with rural communities in Swaziland, Africa, and work together to educate, empower, and lift orphaned and vulnerable children—particularly those living in child-headed households— out of poverty” (Give Hope, Fight Poverty, n.d.). By incorporating college students in the implementation of GHFP orphan education programming in Swaziland, it allows the Purdue students to become key players of the orphans’ future success by creating a means in way of education for the orphans to lift themselves out of poverty.
"My Experience in Swaziland With Give Hope, Fight Poverty,"
Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement: Vol. 5
Available at: https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/pjsl/vol5/iss1/17
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