Tag Archives: Sustainability
PWNA assists tribal communities by focusing on sustainability, recognizing the land and water of Mother Earth are part of the solution. By caring for Mother Earth, we ensure that we, and future generations, can live off the land. What can you do to make a difference this #EarthDay?
Helen mentioned that when Native students go to college, they directly and indirectly contribute to sustainable social solutions for their tribal community. Our American Indian Education Foundation, a program of National Relief Charities, awards 200 American Indian students scholarships every year, and many of them graduate college. We also ask AIEF students to do workshops […]
There is tremendous poverty in the reservation communities where National Relief Charities works. This poverty brings with it many social concerns, including low academic attainment. The high school graduation rate for all students in Bureau of Indian Education schools is 46% compared to a national average of 89%. Only 17% of Native high school graduates […]
This week we posted a link to our 2010 Effectiveness Report. It is good to look back at the outcomes established for the year and see progress. In our services, progress means that many people on the reservations we serve had opportunities to improve their lives in substantial ways. National Relief Charities’ vision is “strong, self […]