14 Min Documentary

1 in 10 people live in extreme poverty. Help us change that.

What we do.

EDUCATION is the most effective way to break the poverty cycle. But in many parts of the developing world it is virtually impossible to get an education because governments don’t offer public schools and private schools are too expensive for locals. Yuda Bands provides scholarships to cover fees so youth can attend locally run private high schools. Each student we sponsor also participates in a program called L.E.A.D. which teaches Leadership Education, & Attitude Development. So not only do these students receive an education, but they are trained through the L.E.A.D. program which gives them a 300% higher success rate of finding employment after graduation compared to their peers graduating from the same high school.

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How to help.

We fund our scholarship program by selling Yuda Band bracelets. These bracelets are trendy, durable, unique, handmade in Guatemala and only cost $7. A person, just like you can order your very own box of bracelets and start what we call the “Yuda Bands Project”. Simply download our mobile app and follow the prompts to get your school involved. You’ll love how you get to decide which student you help with the money you raise! And the best part is that you get to [virtually] meet your international student via a Skype video call.

Thousands of schools in nearly every State have already joined our cause. Now it’s your turn.

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I love how this project makes you feel like you are actually making a difference in the world since you get to Skype the student you are sponsoring. I also love how it provides education for youth around the world and creates jobs for people in Guatemala as well.

Audrey S, Santa Susan High School

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