Brazilian teens get scholarship help
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Brazilian teens get scholarship help

Money raised for the Charidy Scholarship Fund by wealthy donors, who matched all donations to get to a figure of £3.5m

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Wealthy donors in Brazil have matched donations to raise £3.5million for a scholarship fund supporting economically-deprived students at 15 schools.

The money was raised to support the Charidy Scholarship Fund, which was created in 2016 to manage scholarships and aims to provide formal Jewish education for those with economic need.

Donors such as Jewish-Brazilian billionaire Elie Horn matched donations by up to four times their value to reach the total. Horn later said: “There is no more noble thing.”

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