Take the Pledge Against Malnutrition

Association des Femmes Pour la Promotion et le Developpement Endogene (AFDPE) is an organization based in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) aiming to empower women, end sexual violence, raise awareness of gender inequality and promote leadership for women, alleviate cultural based suffering for women, promote maternal health, and ensure health and opportunity for children. To support their efforts to…

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What’s a Library Without a Librarian?

An Introduction to Na’atik’s Language Library Project Summertime means summer reading for many students. However, not all students around the globe have the simple pleasure of access to books, and that’s where we come in. We are working with the Na’atik Language and Culture Institute in Felipe Carrillo Puerto, México to help collect funds to take their English language library to…

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Judy Cook: A Woman of Hope

This #GivingTuesday, the GoAbroad Foundation has the amazing opportunity to not only work with Hope Home, but also personally connect with the wonderful woman who started it all!  Superhero, Judy Cook is here to take us on a beautiful journey, and share with us how Hope Home started and walk us through what it has blossomed into today. What inspired…

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Hope Home: A World of Opportunities in the Land of Smiles

Thai girl

Ahhhh, the holiday season ‘tis upon us. You know what that means? Time for lots of fun, food, family, and giving! This year we are pleased, and oh so excited, to present to you our #GivingTuesday Campaign – Me, Myself, & Thai. To make this year’s #GivingTuesday extra special, we’ve joined forces with Hope Home in Chiang Mai, Thailand to create…

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How to Stop Watching & Start Doing

Sometimes we fall into the cyclical trap of thinking our contribution is so teeny-tiny in the grand scheme of things that we don’t bother. But what if everyone thought that way? Nobody would be helping, and the world would be suffering much more than it is already. A stinky thought, right? Excuses, Excuses, Excuses So, now I ask you, do…

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It’s a Small World After All

September. The start of a new school year, new ideas, and endless new opportunities. This month we are excited to share our beneficiary of the Take the Pledge initiative,  The Small World organization. The Small World? Our world is huge you’re thinking. But does it really have to be? This non-for-profit charitable organization takes us to Nepal, where we are…

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Introducing Ohana Amani

Ohana Amani farm group

Our June Nonprofit of the Month During the month of June, all pledges collected through our Take the Pledge initiative benefited our hand-selected Nonprofit of the Month: Ohana Amani. And, we are excited to share that we reached a record-breaking $525 in pledges for the month of June! Special thanks to everyone who pledged their support this month, we couldn’t…

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The 2nd Annual Global Give Fundraiser

Global Give Fundraiser promo image 2017

Last year we launched our Annual Scholarship Program, thanks to the generous fundraising efforts of Athena Study Abroad. Back at it again this year at NAFSA, here’s a little more about Athena Study Abroad, their fundraising efforts, and the energetic woman that makes everything they do possible — Stacy McKay Benander. You and your husband co-founded Athena Study Abroad to provide…

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How to Help Peru

Destroyed road in peru

Insight from a Dedicated Peace Corps Volunteer Katie Aker recently returned home, unfortunately early, from her Peace Corps volunteering in Peru. Though her and her fellow Peace Corps volunteers were attending a training outside of their remote communities when the flooding began, when the training concluded they were informed that they would no longer be able to return. Due to the…

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The Beginning of Our Annual Scholarship Program

James Ronald Castil, Volunteer for the Visayans College Scholar

Over the years, we’ve seen countless students attend school, and even university, because of the generosity and support of individuals they’ve never met. This alone is inspirational, but paired with the individual stories of each student, the opportunity to provide a scholarship for a student to attend school becomes astronomically more meaningful. And if we consider the long term impact…

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