Hello everyone, I would like to say thank you very much for providing me a wonderful opportunity to attend Lourdes Academy High School for my studies. In 2 years here, I have lived with 2 different families where people generously share what they have. Their generosity has inspired me a lot. Coming to USA where I can walk on the lake and do snowmobiling, it has been a very incredible time to live in this country because I see what
I can picture it as if it was yesterday, on my plane, coming to a world that was so different from mine, and not knowing exactly, but so excited for what the future had in store for me.
My name is Clarisse Muterateka and I am an exchange student and a senior at Lourdes Academy in Oshkosh thanks to the Burundi Education Fund. At my High School, I am involved in volleyball, Hello Dolly and The Little Mermaid musicals,
After one year of giving back, Olivier will return to the USA and attend University of Mary in Bismarck, ND.
At Buta Minor Seminary boarding school, Olivier taught English, Math and computer skills to boys grade 7-13.
He finished Lourdes Academy High School, Oshkosh, WI and choose to give back to his formal school in Burundi.
The University of Mary in Bismark, ND waived tuition fees to this talented young man for four years.
However, he will have to come
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Students in USA is searching for one “SUMMER HOST FAMILY” and additional “HOST FAMILIES for the 2015-
2016 school year.” Host families change a child’s life forever; students who are hosted change a host family’s
life forever as well!
Host families are unique, selfless, faith-filled families who believe there is always room for “one more” in their
home and in
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Summer host families are not expected to “entertain” our students; families are simply asked to share your day to day family life with a student. While hosting we ask that you
A few jitters and an air of excitement filled the Austin Struebel Airport this past August, as host families greeted their new son or daughter from Burundi, Africa! The carefully selected eight students arrived in the United States as part of the Burundi High School Students in USA program, a newly founded program of the Burundi Education Fund Inc. The program’s goal is to prepare the students to become 21st century leaders who can one day make a positive impact