What is the Impact of Child Sponsorship?

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You are sipping that morning cup of joe while scrolling through your newsfeed in a cozy cafe. The media is reminding you of the flaws of the world and you feel helpless. Is there anything that you can do to make a positive impact without the commitment of going overseas? News flash, there is! A […]

The Next Chapter of Our Annual Scholarship Program

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Education has the power to change the course of history for individuals, families, and communities. With education comes learning, growth, and the opportunity to have a more bright and prosperous future. This is why we are dedicated to supporting global education initiatives, because we believe a more educated generation of children has the power to […]

6 Reasons to Sponsor a Child

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Want to change the world? Honor Universal Children’s Day this year, and start with just one life. The GoAbroad Foundation, together with Volunteer for the Visayans, connects international donors with Filipino children in desperate need of help. Stepping up as a sponsor could be your chance to make a heartfelt and genuine difference in the world. Choosing […]

Why You Should #Give10forEd This Year

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Did you know $10 can fund transportation for one week for a college scholar in the Philippines? If you don’t know how this is possible, it is time to read on and find out! We’ve been challenging people to #Give10forEd, and we want to be as detailed as possible about what this challenge really means […]

10 Reasons Why Education Matters

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The one thing all children have in common is their rights. Every child has the right to survive and thrive, to be educated, to be free from violence and abuse, to participate and to be heard. – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Why does Education Matter? 1. Education is powerful. When children attend school their brains grow, […]

Our New Year’s Challenge

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The New Year is off to a very busy start for people around the world. Resolutions are being made, goals are being set, and plans are being set into motion to make this year the year to make things happen. Well, the GoAbroad Foundation team feels the exact same way. 2016 is our year to […]

A Window into Our 2015 Holiday Celebrations

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The past few weeks have been very busy in our neck of the woods, amidst many palm trees and rice fields. Thanks to all of you, we have enjoyed numerous holiday celebrations with the communities that benefit from our programs. From a Christmas Party especially for all of VFV’s Sponsored Children to Cangumbang’s Community Christmas […]

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2015

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This year’s theme for International Day for the Eradication of Povery is “Building a sustainable future: Coming together to end poverty and discrimination”, emphasizing the need for global collaboration to truly eradicate extreme poverty. As UN Secretary General Ba Ki-moon stated in his annual message, we need to make a “commitment to end poverty in all […]

Celebrating the Second Anniversary of the Cangumbang Center

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August 23rd, 2015 marked the two year anniversary of the original blessing of the Cangumbang Community and Evacuation Center, made possible by our partner Volunteer for the Visayans and the fundraising efforts of our Director, Elsa Tomasma. Over the past two years, the center has seen both immense growth and unbelieveable devastation. However, the Cangumbang […]

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