Donate to English4Refugees

Donations and Support

After an extremely successful 6-week course (see below and here) for 5 groups of refugees from the war in Ukraine, we are appealing for donations to help extend the courses over the Summer and then into the academic year 2022-23. Watch and listen to some of the course participants in this video appeal.

If you would like to see more of our course participants speaking, you will find an extended version of the above video here.

Our core aims remain unchanged. As English is a skill for life and social mobility, these courses aim to do three things:

  1. Improve basic English skills
  2. Help with skills and language needed to apply for jobs and working in an English speaking environment
  3. Put refugees in a position to gain an internationally recognised qualification in English (ESOL)

Our funding objective is to raise enough funds to enable as many refugees as possible to continue their group studies free of charge and to allow for a a new intake of students in the coming academic year.

Donations Guide: 400€ will pay for books for 1 group for one academic year. 800€ will sponsor 1 student through 1 academic year. 2400€ buys a book for every student in the project. 6400€ will pay for one group to study for an academic year. 40k will pay for the basic costs of the entire year for 6 groups. However, please remember, no donation is too small. All contributions big and small will be gradually received and put to good use.

If you would like to support the English4 Refugees programme with a donation, please use the following bank details:

IBAN is EE942200221078870902
Bank details: SWEDBANK AS
Liivalaia 8, 15040 Tallinn
Reg. number: 10060701
Bank phone: +372 6132222

*Please write ‘English4Refugees Donation’ in the payment description.

Thanks again to our main partners and supporters so far:

Thanks also to:
Express Publishing Allecto AS A Gorizontova
Overall Eesti AS J Aru J Uhler
SimpleKPI D Franch H Proode
Merchants House Hotel C Cameron K Vahenurm
EuroX SIA MB Galbraith R Hazlehurst
JD Marsdale RA Forssten Dr. R Yallop
M Vahter V Goguadze P Rüsse
D Featherstone C Lautre B Marsdale
M Oliinyk J Poole D Selder
S. Griffen R Brookes Dr. Adrian Venables
Bromley and Beckenham Philatelic Society

Notes and queries to: refugees@ilstallinn.ee


Learn about our original English4Refugees project in Spring 2022 here:

The cost of running this first 6-week course (course info here) is about €35K. This has been greatly reduced but we are still hoping to raise funds to cover physical courseware and to provide follow up courses after this course has concluded – especially important for the lower levels. €10K buys books for all, €1350 will cover one group. But of course, no amount is too small!

Several course participants do not own a laptop computer and as  much of the courseware we are using is digital, We are also appealing for new or slightly used computers. Please contact refugees@ilstallinn.ee if you or your company can donate a machine (Mac or PC).


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