On Course Projects Inc.

Ambassador: Ben Middleton & Jack Mannix , Australia

Ben and Jack founded On Course Projects Inc. in order to help eradicate poverty in Kenya through vocational training, microfinancing and business education for young people and women in Kenya. In total, they have directly helped 73 people in rural Kenya and indirectly helped 200–300 through their services. For the vocational training people receive on average six months of boarding and education at TAFE including all meals and expenses. For the microfinancing they give a loan of $250 AUD, weekly business consultations, social worker support on an ‘as needed’ basis for 12 months. For the business education, they give tailored classes for three hours per week for six weeks. They aim to help another 70–120 people in the next two years.