We at Spark are excited to share the great accomplishments that we have been able to achieve in the 2010-2011 fiscal year with the generous support of all of our investors and volunteers. We look forward to working with our investing community and our partners organizations to improve the lives of children and communities around the world for many years to come.
You can learn more about the work we have done together by reading our 2010-2011 Annual Report.
Spark completed its 10th Partnership Trip to Zambia.
Spark's partner school's staff expanded to nine full-time teachers.
Spark's new Junior Board launched with eight passionate young professionals.
Co-founder Rich Johnson joined staff as full-time CEO.
Spark's fall event, AWAKEN, in Chicago hosted over 350 supporters and raised $35K.
Spark's partner school in Zambia boasted a 95% pass rate for seventh graders advancing to secondary school, significantly outperforming the national average of 84%.
The largest first grade class in the history of Spark's partner organization, Hope Minitries, started school.
Spark and its partner, Hope Ministries, signed the contract for Spark’s first investment in the poultry farm social enterprise in Zambia.
Spark's annual Wine Tasting event sold out and raised over $25K.
The poultry farm social enterprise in Zambia opened with 5,000 chicks and a beautiful ceremony.
The second clinic of the year was conducted for all the staff and students of Spark's partner, the clinic was housed in the brand new clinic building.
Spark’s Partnership Trips was featured in the Chicago Sun-Times.