Sparkes of Hope

Sparkes of Hope

Scholarship Fundraiser

Over the past 8 years, we have shared with you our journey with Sparkes of Hope. I (Izzy) am now 19 years old and attending the University of Ottawa. Jane is 18 and has completed...

SoH Camp

In May 2014 we met with Kate Bateman of Youth Upliftment International for a ‘Needs Assessment’ meeting to see what we could do next. Kate told us that she was worried about her most at-risk students...

Youth Upliftment

Kate Bateman of Youth Upliftment International is only 28 years old, but 7 years ago she founded Collège Amélioration Jeunesse in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. The school educates 104 Haitian students who would otherwise be denied...

Our FB Diary

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Sparkes of HopeSunday, July 18th, 2021 at 2:54am

She did it… with all your support! We are thrilled to announce that Jacqueline has graduated from a private Collegio after 6 years of hard work and great success. This is an outstanding achievement and we are so proud of our mighty girl.

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Sparkes of HopeFriday, June 25th, 2021 at 2:21pm

A huge shoutout to our long term supporter and family friend Franca for continuing to believe in Jane and I’s vision and for contributing to our Future Leader Scholarship Fund. We are so grateful for you, Franca ❤️ You have truly made a huge impact...

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Sparkes of HopeMonday, June 7th, 2021 at 2:14am

Help our girls go back to school this fall through our Future Leader Scholarship Program! Visit to donate ❤️

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Sparkes of HopeMonday, May 24th, 2021 at 9:29pm

We hope everyone has had a sunny and relaxing long weekend! We wanted to share the incredible news that Miguerline and Robenka have officially finished their exams and passed with flying colours. Both girls have completed this year with very impressive averages. Jane and I...

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Sparkes of HopeFriday, May 21st, 2021 at 12:12am

As many of you know, Miguerline is one of the very bright women who are receiving a Future Leader Scholarship through Sparkes of Hope! This year, she has excelled in all of her courses and remained top of her class. She is now hoping to...