September Take the Pledge: Naz Foundation India

We are so excited to announce our September Take the Pledge Beneficiary, the Naz Foundation! Our very own Content Marketing intern Hannah Sorila was able to visit this incredible organization in New Delhi, India back in 2015 and was elated to create a partnership with Naz and the GoAbroad Foundation. Over the years, Naz has continued to fight the hard fight towards…

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Meet Elaine: Na’atik Language Librarian

We are excited to announce that Na’atik Language and Culture Institute has welcomed their first librarian, Elaine! Since she is there helping run the library and assist with the English Language education for the students, your help is needed now more than ever. Check out our Facebook Fundraiser that will allow for this position to be everything the children of…

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3 Organizations Supporting Youth at the US-Mexico Border

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recently reported that 68.5-million persons worldwide have fled their home nations in search of asylum or stability. Violence in Syria, Afghanistan, and South Sudan has contributed staggering numbers to this issue, however, the situation truly is a global crisis. In June 2018, news media broke the story of the heartbreaking…

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International Literacy Day: Celebrating Pangea Educational Development

To celebrate International Literacy Day this year, we are recognizing the incredible efforts of our partner Pangea Educational Development. They continue to amaze us with their hard work and dedication in bringing education and access to books to Uganda. Read more about what they are up to and updates on their Pangea Publishing Project. What is literacy and why is…

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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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Hot Lunch Program: Breaking the Cycle

Meet Nansubuga Josephine and Dan Amon, the Headmistress and Head Teacher at Nalusse Success Primary School in Mukono, Uganda. They are both recipients of the Hot Lunch Program that was initiated back in 2008. Both of these extraordinary figures have been with Nalusse since before the program was initiated, so they have seen the direct impact it has had on…

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The Importance of Education, Libraries, and Language

The Na’atik Language and Culture Institute’s English language library and librarian is impacting communities directly. Gema Flores Gándara, whose son Angel Poot Flores is a scholarship student in Na’atik’s English program, spoke with us about the impact that Na’atik has had on her son, and her hopes for the future with the library and his education. Read what she had to…

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What it Means to be a Refugee Today

Each June 20th, World Refugee Day is recognized worldwide and is promoted by the United Nations. Here’s some more information about refugees and what you can do to support the efforts working to alleviate the refugee crisis. Refugees in Today’s World When you hear the term ‘refugee,’ you might envision a small, dust-covered child crying or a young family clinging…

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Innovation in Philanthropy Winner: Pangea Publishing!

Each year at the National NAFSA Conference, GoAbroad holds Innovation Awards to highlight the incredible work being done in the international education world. As much as we applaud all of the incredible winners, we are so proud and excited to share that our partner, Pangea Educational Development, won the Innovation in Philanthropy award for their project Pangea Publishing! WOO! What…

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