Sponsor Students

The mission of The Lion of Judah Academy is to provide an outstanding education to the children of families (pastors, church workers, and others) who cannot afford to pay for that education.  Key partners in this mission are our sponsors…those who support the school by sponsoring individual students.  People like you…who participate in the miracle of providing Hope and a Future.

That is the purpose of these four Sponsorship Programs.

BEFORE LOOKING AT THE STUDENTS in the Sponsorship Programs, here are a few things to be aware of:

The school fees for a “day scholar” — a student who lives in the local area and walks to school each day — are 1,000,000 Tanzania shillings, which equals about $470 a year.  That’s about $39 each month.

The school fees for a “dorm scholar” — a student who lives on campus — are 2,000,000 Tanzania shillings, or about $935 a year.  That’s about $78 each month.

Now…this next part can be a little confusing, and we apologize for this in advance (but we don’t yet have another way to present this).  You will see that each “Sponsorship” is $39.  That means each day scholar needs one sponsorship…each dorm student needs two sponsorships.   But the text in the profile of each dorm student says, “Amount Needed     $39/Month.”  That is misleading  — but we have no way to change this text.  Each sponsorship is $39 — but each dorm student actually needs two sponsorships at that $39 level.  If you choose to sponsor a dorm student you will be given the choice to provide one sponsorship or two sponsorships.   But the text is misleading.  When looking at the “Available Sponsorships” page you can tell if a dorm student is partially sponsored – there is a bar above the “Amount Needed” — if that bar is empty the student needs two sponsorships…if the bar is half filled-in, the student needs one sponsorship.  That bar also appears in the student’s profile, under their name at the top of the page.

You can also sponsor a student in other ways (for instance, through one or two contributions during the year) or for different amounts.  Please see the Frequently Asked Questions.

 

For additional information about Student Sponsorships please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

This is for Primary School students (kindergarten to 7th grade) who live in the area nearby the school. Click “View Details” to go to the full sponsorship program details and students.

This is for Secondary School students (secondary school and high school) who live in area nearby the school. Click “View Details” to go to the full sponsorship program details and students.

This is for Primary School students (kindergarten to 7th grade) who are living in one of the dorms at The Lion of Judah Academy.  Click “View Details” to go to the full sponsorship program details and students.

This is for Secondary School students (secondary school and high school) who are living in one of the dorms at The Lion of Judah Academy.  Click “View Details” to go to the full sponsorship program details and students.

Please note:  the standard sponsorship through the links above is either $39.00 or $78.00 a month.  If you would like to sponsor child but would prefer a different amount, or would prefer to give a one-time gift to support a student, please visit this link:  Partial Sponsorship

Here you can choose any amount, on a one-time or recurring monthly basis.  If you would like to sponsor a specific child please include that information in the “notes” section.  For more information about this visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

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We invite you to visit the Lion of Judah Academy blog — there you can find up to date information about the school:

Lion of Judah Academy Blog

Or the Lion of Judah Academy Facebook book:

Lion of Judah Academy Facebook

Also, the old website is still up and running…much of the information is outdated, but there’s still lots of helpful and interesting information about the school:

Old Lion of Judah Academy Website

The blog and the old website have contact information and other important information you may be interested in.  Check them out if this is your first visit.

You can email us at:      LOJ@thelionofjudah.info

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