Recognizing that no problem and no solution stand alone, our model for sustainable education
incorporates everything crucial to educating children and lifting communities out of poverty.
The Sponsor A Village 5-Pillar Development Model tackles the five primary causes of poverty through
a holistic, effective and cooperative program that removes the obstacles to educating children while
providing vital support to facilitate and sustain community development.
The five areas or “pillars” are: education, clean water & sanitation, food & nutrition, healthcare and
income training & empowerment: