$140 will supply a school uniform, all school supplies, exam fees and one meal per day to support one needy child for a year up to grade 5.
Without help, such children would drop out of school due to poverty.
$185 will supply the same needs of a child in grades 6-8. This is the peak period for dropping out of school due to the added costs.
Attaining grade 8 is crucial for a child’s chances of future stable employment.