As many of you may realize, as a student advances through the grades from primary to secondary and ultimately to a trade school or university, the tuition and fees increase substantially.
In an effort to meet inflationary concerns and to provide appropriate funding, our fees for sponsorship have increased on January 1, 2017. The fees differ according to country and grade level of the students.
For Guatemala, Mexico, and Zambia, all grades are $35 per month. Also, all grades in Jamaica are $30 per student unit per month.
For Haiti, the fees for primary grades (1-6) are priced at $35, the fees for secondary grades (7-11) are priced at $40 per month, the fees for high school grades (12-13) are priced at $45 per month. The new rate for trade schools is $35.
|Country||2016 Rates/Month||2017 Rates/Month|
|Guatemala (all grades)||$30.00||$35.00|
|Haiti (grades 1-6)||$30.00||$35.00|
|Haiti (grades 7-11)||$35.00||$40.00|
|Haiti (grades 12-13)||$40.00||$45.00|
|Haiti Trade Schools||$30.00||$35.00|
|Jamaica (all grades |
per sponsorship unit)
|Mexico (all grades)||$30.00||$35.00|
|Zambia (all grades)||$30.00||$35.00|
While the Committee is extremely reluctant to raise prices, many students are severely challenged to pay tuition and still have money for books and uniforms. We will continue to evaluate student needs along with our costs and will do what we can to keep student sponsorships as affordable as possible.