High School Costs for Vashni Pate

The goal of this fundraiser is to raise money to sponsor Vashni Pate through four years of high school at St. John's high school in Belize City. The cost is approximately $1,000 USD per year which includes all tuition, books, uniform, and other fees. By raising all four years worth of funds up front Vashni will be provided with a sense of security knowing that he can continue his education year to year. 

Most of you have probably come to this because you know or have heard of Eustace Pate, who is Vashni's father. Eustace has worked on missions trips in Belize for over 10 years, driving teams in the bus and sharing wisdom with the people who come to serve. Eustace is also a personal supporter of pastors throughout Belize and a preacher at multiple churches himself. 

Below is a letter on behalf of Eustace: 

"Greetings in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. On behalf of my family and my son we are asking for support as he goes on to high school. Vashni Samuel Pate will be leaving grade 8 and going on to high school. He is a very intelligent kid and his educational interests include environmental studies and animal biology. Vashni has finished top of his class in each year of his education thus far. He also represents our church at Bible Quiz Conference and usually comes in first place in those contests.

St Johns High School is the number one high school in Belize and is located in Belize City. This school is the best opportunity for Vashni to capitalize on his potential and reach his goals. After four years of high school he would graduate and be able to go on to St Johns College.

Me and my wife did not have the chance to complete high school but we are trying to give Vashni that opportunity. We want him to be able to have a good education which provides a strong foundation in life. In our family we try to emphasize that our identity is supposed to be built on the word of God. Even as he looks forward to going to high school he would not be moved by the cares of this world. So we instilled in him to maintain his character based on the Word of God. We would be continuing to encourage him to trust God in his life.

Therefore, we are appealing for help in the form of sponsorship for Vashni though his four years of high school. Your help is highly appreciated and we will encourage him to do his best so that all of you can be proud of him. God bless you and thank you very much in advance."

“Commit thy works unto the Lord and thy thoughts shall be established.” Proverbs 16:3 

-Eustace Pate

Please consider donating to help this bright young man continue his education and work towards his potential. If you do feel led to give I encourage you to include your name. It will be very meaningful to be able to share with Vashni and his family all of the different people who have chosen to support him in this journey. 

Thank you and God bless. 


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