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Brett H Weiss
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The people of Dago, Kenya are among the poorest people on the face of the earth.  The average person has only 4 years of education and few have ever gone to high school.  In 2011 we started the Bernard and Elsie Weiss Dago Scholarship Fund and, to date, we have awarded 32 full four year scholarshps and 4 of our students are now attending University.  We are givng HOPE to the children and the community of Dago as we give them these high school scholarships.  We are making the world a better place one child at a time.

Retired Teacher - Today, full time Director of the Bernard and Elsie Weiss Dago Scholarship Fund

Brett Weiss was born in Chicago and has a bachelor's degree in political science and economics from Northern Illinois University and a master's degree from Governor's State University in urban teacher education.  He taught high school for 18 years, spent 5 years running a social services agency and over 20 years in software sales.  He and his wife Christine have been married for 36 years, have two adult children, one grandchild and another grandchild on the way.

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