Education Savings Account Savers Wanted! Priority Deadline 1/23/15


Are you going to school to become a teacher? Or do you want to go to school to become a teacher? INPEACE Kūlia and Ka Lama Education Academy (KKLEA) is now accepting applications for our new Education Savings Account Project. Savers can receive up to $4,000 in matching funds to be used for higher education expenses including, tuition, fees and books. Education Savings Account Savers will also receive FREE Financial Education Workshops and FREE one-on-one Financial Coaching.

Basic Participant Eligibility Requirements are as follows:

  • Reside on the Waiʽanae Coast (Zip Code 96792)
  • Currently enrolled or interested in enrolling into an Elementary/Secondary Education Degree program at an accredited Institution of Higher Education
  • You or your spouse are employed
  • Income Eligibility applies: 3 ways to qualify (TANF Recipient, EITC Recipient, or 200% or below of the Federal Poverty Level)*

(*Please contact us even if you think you may not income qualify.)

Space is limited so contact us today! Priority Deadline to apply is Friday, January 23, 2015

For applications or for more information please contact Saydee Pojas at (808) 696-5556 or

Malama Pono,
Saydee Pojas
Kūlia and Ka Lama Education Academy
Financial Capabilities Project Manager
Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE)
86-080 Farrington Hwy. Suite 201, Wai‘anae, HI 96792
Bus: (808) 696-5556 Fax: (808) 620-9042 Cell: (808) 542-6245

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