Advancement for Rural Kids, Inc.
Based in NYC, Advancement for Rural Kids (ARK) partners with communities in the developing world and, with them, develops innovative and sustainable solutions to get kids back to school, end hunger and malnutrition, and provide marginalized communities with new income. They do this starting with their $15 per kid per year, community-managed Feeding Program consisting of a hot meal of protein and vegetables sourced fresh and daily from parents and other local farmers. ARK also funds $5 School Supplies Program, $50 High School Scholarship Program; and co-invests with communities on infrastructure and for profit projects. ARK is an all volunteer organization with the Board underwriting its operating costs.