One Student

Give opportunity. One Student at a time.

Join a community of monthly givers who keep tuition affordable for students at the WAVS vocational schools. As a member, you can help equip youth with life-changing job skills – One Student at a time. 

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Join the next WAVS event virtually on October 8, 2021

Join us in-person or virtually at Dine & Discover West Africa 2021 in Fresno, California. We hope to see you there!

Upcoming Events

Donate your birthday

This year, your birthday can change the lives of young people in West Africa. Celebrate by asking your friends and family to donate to WAVS in lieu of gifts through a Facebook Birthday Fundraiser.

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Volunteer with WAVS

There are many ways to volunteer with WAVS. We would love to have you join us.

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Churches, businesses, and community organizations can partner with WAVS

WAVS partners with churches, businesses, and community organizations (such as Rotary clubs) to equip West Africans with life-changing job skills. Please contact us to learn more about how to partner with WAVS.

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Give with Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile will donate 0.5% of every purchase you make on Amazon to WAVS. It’s even easier when you install an extension on your browser to automatically redirect you to Amazon Smile whenever you shop on

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Give with Giving Assistant

With Giving Assistant, not only do you earn more cash back from your purchases, but you can easily donate your earnings to our cause. Shop, earn, donate — all in one place.

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Legacy Gifts

Consider including WAVS in your estate planning. Please contact us to learn more about legacy gift opportunities.

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Graduates from WAVS English department