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2016 Scholarship Graduates

Featuring three of our outstanding scholarship graduates

3 Outstanding 2016 Scholarship Graduates

85 young lives changed forever

85 WC scholarship recipients are graduating in 2016. This is up from 32 scholarship graduates in 2015. We currently have 224 young men and women receiving scholarships including 98 young women who need funding.

 More about Sravanthi

Sravanthi at 11 years old

Sravanthi at 11 years old

Sravanthi at 22 years old

Sravanthi at 22 years old






Sravanthi was born in India. Her sponsors began sponsoring her when she was 12 years old. Over the past decade they have enjoyed watching her grow up and complete her education. Without a doubt, their ten years of faithful sponsorship were instrumental in helping her beat the odds–a college education is extremely rare for a girl in India, and even more so for a girl in Sravanthi’s situation. Sravanthi comes from a very poor family. Her father is a farmer and her mother is a housewife. Quite often uneducated parents in India do not have a long-term vision for the future of their children and many parents take them out of school. Luckily, Sravanthi’s parents valued education even though they didn’t have the means to provide it. Not only did Sravanthi’s sponsors help her complete her bachelor of technology degree, but continued to help her until she completed her master’s degree in electrical engineering. Sravanthi is part of a new wave of young women in science and technology paving the way for future generations.

Sravanthi writes:

“Now I have learned a lot of knowledge about society, technology and relations and also I improved my communication skills from my graduation. So I am very much thankful to you. When I get a good job I will start the help for poor people and street children. My inspiration is you and your family. I am ever thankful to you for your kindness and concern you show towards me.
Your loving child,

More about Ramya

Ramya at 10 years old

Ramya at 10 years old

Ramya at 20 years old

Ramya at 20 years old







Ramya is from India. Ramya’s father died when she was four years old and her mother could not care for her three children. Ramya began to wander the streets. Eventually a relative brought her to one of the orphanages supported by World’s Children in India.

Ramya writes:

“As I have no father and mother without your help and support I am unable to continue my BA in Literature…I never forget you in my life. You are always in my thoughts and heart. Thank you!
Your loving daughter,

More about Ankitha

Pasala at 21 years old

Ankitha at 21 years old

Ankitha comes from a very poor family in India who were struggling to make ends meet. Both of her parents are alive, but they are uneducated and struggle to survive. Ankitha’s father works hard as a manual laborer to care for his wife and children. Her mother suffers from chronic illness, so she is unable to work, and her treatment and medications are a financial burden on the already strapped family. We accepted Ankitha into the World’s Children Scholarship Program to help break her family’s cycle of poverty.

Ankitha writes:

“Recently I have completed my studies for B.Sc. Nursing. Thank you so much that you helped for my financial needs. I got second rank in my class and the total college of my nursing.

Now I am doing job in a hospital in Hyderabad. I have posted in ICU (Intensive Care Unit) which is a big department in the total hospital. I am doing well in the hospital.

I am staying in a hostel. It is little bit far way to the hospital. I have good facilities in the hostel.

Because of your financial support only I have gained all these credits. I am heartfully thanking for your good helping nature…
Thanking you,

We thank our Scholarship Program donors and we congratulate all our college graduates for rising from the poverty and difficulties of their childhoods to a promising future.

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6 Responses to 2016 Scholarship Graduates

  1. sofia June 30, 2016 at 8:32 am #

    we are so proud of you all…God help you thru this goal and more,
    be safe and God bless all children…
    your friend,
    Sofia, NY

    • Jean June 30, 2016 at 1:23 pm #

      Thanks Sofia. We couldn’t help these young folks without kind donors like you!

  2. Marie Ownby June 30, 2016 at 1:06 pm #

    Ankitha , i’m so proud of you . Sending love to you . Marie Ownby

  3. Marie Ownby June 30, 2016 at 1:10 pm #

    Ankitha , i’m so proud of you . Sending love to you . You are a very good girl . Marie Ownby

    • Jean June 30, 2016 at 1:22 pm #

      Thanks for your support Marie. Ankitha is amazing.
      Jean and David

  4. venky August 5, 2016 at 9:24 pm #

    Ankitha is a good girl

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