Pacific Island Center for Educational Development

Location: American Samoa

Grants Awarded: Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS)

The purpose of the Project was to encourage and prepare Samoan youth to pursue higher education by offering classes to develop leadership, financial and time management, and cultural adaptation skills.


“This is a program the community has adopted. We now have kids coming up to us asking to be in our summer program.”

Sandra King-Young Project Director