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MARY M. DANSBY TRUST AWARDS $79,200 GRANT TO SUPPORT CHRISTEL HOUSE INDIA

Thursday, March 15, 2018

A generous grant made possible by the Mary M. Dansby Trust at The San Diego Foundation, will be utilized to support programs for the children of Christel House India as announced by Barbara S. (Bobbi) Bosch, Vice President, Marketing and Development, Christel House International. “This grant from the Mary M. Dansby Trust will help provide support for 1,430 impoverished students at our Bangalore and Naya Raipur schools,” says Bosch. “We are grateful to the Mary M. Dansby Trust helping Christel House develop successful students, accomplished graduates and self-sufficient, contributing members of society.”

About Christel House International

The mission of Christel House is to transform the lives of impoverished children around the world—breaking the cycle of poverty and building self-sufficient, contributing members of society. A focus on academic excellence through a robust K–12 curriculum is combined with a strong character development program to give students the skills and competencies necessary to compete successfully in complex 21st Century society.

Much more than a school, Christel House was established in 1998 by Founder and CEO Christel DeHaan, and currently serves over 4,550 impoverished students through eight learning centers — located in India, Mexico, South Africa and the U.S.A. The newest learning center, Christel House Jamaica is scheduled to open in 2019. Christel House students maintain a 98% graduation exam pass rate, and the majority of its graduates go on to pursue higher education. They become productive citizens, and many secure employment with top multinational corporations. Christel House graduates are confident, hardworking, responsible and ethical, with a passion for giving back to their communities and caring for their families.

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