Educational Institutions

Tomorrow's Stars

  • Oakmont, PA
  • www.tstars.org

Mission Statement

Tomorrow's Stars mission it to "make education possible" in Elmina, Ghana. We have improved school buildings, operate 3 school libraries, subsidize teacher salaries, provide learning materials, and teacher education.

We provide scholarships to Senior High School. Our scholarship students "pay it forward" by tutoring and mentoring their juniors and can earn university scholarships.

Main Programs

  1. High School Scholarships
  2. Basic School Subsidy
  3. School Libraries, Labs and Girls' Clubs
  4. Improvement to Kindergartens
  5. University Scholarships

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Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Elmina, Ghana, West Africa

ruling year

2004

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mr George Weir

Keywords

Self-reported

education, africa, Ghana, elmina, poverty, basic reading, girl education,

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EIN

33-1061581

 Number

3072301795

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Secondary/High School (B25)

Girls Clubs (O22)

Primary/Elementary Schools (B24)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

High School Scholarships

Scholarships for deserving students who are needy but have excellent grades.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

$8000

Program 2

Basic School Subsidy

This program allows upgrades to the existing school buildings, teachers salaries and learning materials.  Past scholarship students provide support through mentoring and teaching

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$4000

Program 3

School Libraries, Labs and Girls' Clubs

Provide learning materials and support for libraries, science and computer labs and girls' clubs.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$3000

Program 4

Improvement to Kindergartens

Provide KG Resource Room so small groups of children can learn through play.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$3000

Program 5

University Scholarships

Awards are provided to support students in tertiary education in Ghana. Students who qualify have excellent results on their HS WASSCE exam AND have done a good job of Paying It Forward helping their juniors for more than a year.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years)

Budget

$6000

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Elmina, Ghana, West Africa

Funding Needs

With this kind of organization, the more funds we receive, the more barriers to education we can  remove and the more children we can help!  We are grateful for both large and small donations.

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Tomorrow's Stars

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Principal Officer

Mr George Weir

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

George Weir

No Affiliation

Term: Jan 2003 - Dec 2013

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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