The Courageous Class member, Topaz Page-Green
Look Good, For Good.
Topaz Page-Green is a South African model-turned-activist and the founder of The Lunchbox Fund. After high school, Page-Green moved to London, where she began her modeling career. When she returned to South Africa after a several-year absence, she was shocked by the extreme poverty in her community. This was the impetus to her starting The Lunchbox Fund. The Lunchbox Fund’s mission is to provide a daily meal for extremely poor and at-risk schoolchildren in South Africa, which has one of the world’s highest percentages of HIV/AIDS-related orphans, and where more than 12 million kids live below the poverty line; 4 million of them with no access even to daily sustenance. The Lunchbox Fund identifies schools, or forms partnerships with locally based, in-community NGOs or community organizations in order to identify and evaluate schools. They then fund distributors or the community partner to buy and deliver food, monitor the feeding scheme, implement a project manager, and deliver reports to the fund.
The Lunchbox Fund
Learn more at: http://www.thelunchboxfund.org/