What is Engeye Teen Connection (ETC)?
ETC is made up of teens from six different high schools in the Capital Region of New York State, who are working together to make a difference for students and schools in rural Uganda. (For more information about Engeye Teen Connection: http://www.engeyescholars.com/etc.html)
What is Energy 4 Education?
Energy 4 Education is a fund-raising campaign organized by ETC to help bring solar power to a primary school in rural Uganda in partnership with the Engeye Scholars Program. The goal is use the sun’s energy to provide solar power and resources so teachers can extend educational support for their students into the evening. These motivated students want the opportunity to work on their studies after the sun goes down so they can pass their exams, advance to the next grade level and gain the necessary knowledge and skills to provide hope for their future. To assist in providing this hope for students, Engeye Teen Connection (ETC) has launched a fundraising effort to provide this necessary solar energy to the school.
How will the Solar Power be Installed and Delivered to the School?
ETC Board Members Greg Hickey, age 16, of Shaker High School and Sara Weinman, age 17, of Bethlehem High School, will be traveling to Uganda this July to ensure the installation of the solar power. They will also be assisting in the classroom at local schools where they will provide classroom instruction and deliver additional textbooks and school supplies purchased through other ETC initiatives.
How can I support this project?
For the donation amounts below, you will be provided with an opportunity to have your name or the name of a special person for whom your donation is “in honor of” or “in memory of” placed upon a representative paper light bulb which will be displayed in a classroom that benefits from the installed solar energy. When you make your donation, please specify the name for whom the gift is being given. You can make that designation with your online donation or you can complete the ETC Energy 4 Education Donation Form and mail it in with your donation.
$25.00 = 25 Watt Bulb
$50.00 = 50 Watt Bulb
$100.00 = 100 Watt Bulb
$250.00 = 250 Watt Bulb
$500.00 = 500 Watt Panel Bulb
All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Engeye is a 501(c)(3) organization
May I write a check or use my credit card?
Checks are accepted and should be made payable to Engeye Inc., Scholars. They can be mailed to Engeye Scholars at PO Box 11613, Albany, NY 12211-1613. If you would like to pay with a credit card, we have a Paypal donation option available.
Thank you for your support!