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kareny

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Review for FOUNDATION FOR STUDENTS RISING ABOVE, San Francisco, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The social, professional, financial and spiritual support that SRA provides is critical to the journey of today's young leaders. The program is a coordinated effort of students, advisors, staff, mentors and volunteers and the results of 90+ % college admission proves that it takes a village. I'm honored to be part of SRA!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Role:  Volunteer

Review for FOUNDATION FOR STUDENTS RISING ABOVE, San Francisco, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

There are few organizations that allow you to become so personally involved in changing lives of motivated youth. SRA has given me a wonderful gift through my mentee student, currently at UC Merced. The SRA community nurtures great character and provides the means for many under-served students to reach higher. Many, including my mentee, are citizens of the world who see the importance of "paying forward." I am confident they will make a global impact and am honored to be affiliated with such an impressive, professional and well-organized foundation.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Volunteer & Student mentor; built a relationship with a student and helped her navigate through the college application process.

Review for ASANTE AFRICA FOUNDATION INC, Livermore, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Asante Africa Foundation is able to change lives by offering quality education to children in East Africa. I have seen the great work and understand how big of an impact every dollar makes. Because administration expenses are kept below 10 percent, Asante Africa is able to make a difference with every donation.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the passion of the volunteers and seeing the on-the-ground work.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Committed, intelligent, collaborative and deeply caring.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

keep pace with the great need for schools and teachers in East Africa.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Board Member & Fundraising, Marketing.