Make a Difference for the HolidaysLydia L.
School: NEST (Non-formal Education Skills and Training)
Location: Bangalore, India
What she wants to be when she finishes school: Doctor
Favorite Subject: Writing
Yearly school costs: $420
What it covers: Tuition, supplies, meals, healthcare
Why an education is important: Shaina’s family lives in extreme poverty. To help supplement their parents’ income, Shaina and her siblings dig through trash each week to try and find something to sell. An education is the only way out of these horrible conditions.