GapLabs Gives Back

On May 25th the GoAbroad team in the Philippines, collectively known as GapLabs, joined together to provide an incredible day of fun for the children from the community near our office. From storytelling, to games, to spaghetti, and of course, school supplies, the kids (and staff) had an amazing day full of fun and laughs. Special thanks to the GapLabs…

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Recognizing our Sponsored Children

As our VFV Sponsored Children begin enjoying their summer days, we reflect on their recognition ceremonies and all their hard work this year! To help support our contributions to education in the Philippines, please consider becoming a sponsor: To learn more about Elementary and High School Sponsorship, click here. To find out how to support a College Scholar, click here.

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Our Annual Plea for Educational Support

As the month of March begins, students all over the Philippines are preparing for the close of the school year. For some that means a much awaited break from coursework and endless days of carefree playing with their friends and classmates, for others it means helping with the rice harvest or completing madatory on the job training. No matter what…

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The Clean Water Project – Breaking Ground

Boy drinking water from a tap in Uganda

We are happy to announce that the funds for the Clean Water Project in Uganda have been transferred to Pangea Educational Development! Together, we are overjoyed at the potential for the project, and the community is just as excited! Groundbreaking work will begin in February 2015, and continue into March. When we contacted Drew Edwards, who is on the ground in…

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GoAbroad Foundation Launches Campaign for Ibolya Ryan

In December, we learned of the tragedy involving Ibolya Ryan, an international teacher in Abu Dhabi. While at a local mall with her two children, Ibolya was killed in the bathroom by a hidden attacker. As an international teacher, Ibolya was a day-to-day example of cultural understanding and goodwill. She encouraged future teachers to “be positive, open minded, flexible, and…

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