Individual Americans have pooled private donations to help promising students in Micronesia attend the island nation’s top performing independent schools. Habele, a US nonprofit established by former Peace Corps Volunteers, has awarded merit and needs-based tuition scholarships since 2006. It is the only US nonprofit exclusively focused on serving students and schools within the Federated … Continue reading Tuition scholarships highlight American-Micronesian ties
In 2006 a group of former Peace Corps Volunteers established a US-based nonprofit to advance educational opportunity and access across Micronesia. Since that time Habele has provided book donations, awarded tuition scholarships, supported cultural mentors and created a Micronesia wide high school robotics league. For a decade and a half, Habele's unique and distinctive t-shirts … Continue reading Habele fundraising t-shirts now for sale!
Books headed to students in Kosrae, Island of the Sleeping Lady A group of off-duty US Army soldiers in Hawaii have teamed up with a public school on Oahu, students in the school’s Junior Naval ROTC unit, and a nonprofit founded by former Peace Corps Volunteers to send books to a school-based library in Kosrae. … Continue reading Soldiers, Students team to Donate Books to Micronesia
Students from high schools across Pohnpei gathered in mid-April for “Robo Day 2021” to showcase their achievements in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The young men and women from Pohnpei, an island in the Federated States of Micronesia, worked throughout the school year in preparation for the competition. Robo Days culminate the school year long … Continue reading Robo Day 2021 in Pohnpei, Micronesia
Habele serves students and schools across Micronesia. A nonprofit created by former Peace Corps Volunteers, Habele supports island students by: Scholarships. Habele awards needs-based scholarships to students at Micronesia’s top rated private elementary and high schools. Books. Habele donates books to school libraries across the Federated States, and mails books directly to children before they … Continue reading Habele in 90 Seconds
Sheridan Giltamag of Yap, one of twenty-two Habele tuition scholarship recipients. She will be a freshman at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School in Pohnpei in the fall. Twenty-two students from across the four states of Micronesia were awarded tuition scholarships this week, making it possible for them to attend faith-based independent elementary and … Continue reading Habele Awards Scholarships, Celebrates US-Micronesian Partnership