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 […]

A Year of Pledges

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When one year comes to an end, everyone takes time to reflect on their lives, everything they’ve accomplished and everything they hope to do in the new year. The GoAbroad Foundation is no different; we are filled with contemplation, and always looking forward to new projects, new partners, and new opportunities to support people in […]

Why There’s Always a Reason to Be Kind

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Happy World Kindness Day, y’all! There are so many cheesy quotes about kindness, one could spend the entire afternoon searching through Google results in order to find the perfect phrase with which to start a blog post. But surely, no one would spend hours of their life doing that. So, here’s a hand picked, inspiring […]

How to Help Haiti After Hurricane Matthew

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Although media coverage of Hurricane Matthew’s devastation in Haiti, the Caribbean, and the Southern United States has already begun to slowly fade away, survivors are desperately calling out for our help and support. Their homes have been destroyed, local infrastructure has been damaged, and many lives were lost, most prominently in Haiti, where the death […]

4 Ways to Celebrate #WorldSmileDay with Us!

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On the first Friday of October since 1999, people everywhere celebrate World Smile Day. Founded by Harvey Ball, the same artist that created the smiley face in 1963, World Smile Day is a day to encourage acts of kindness, and of course smile. The way Harvey put it, the smiley face knows no politics, no […]

A New Home for Esperanza

Family survivors of the earthquake in Ecuador 2016

In April 2016, 28-year-old Esperanza’s life completely changed. Just like any other day, she woke up in her home with her husband and 3 children in the coastal area of Pedernales. It was an average morning in April, and yet, in a matter of seconds, her life was quite literally torn apart. When the earthquake […]

What $4 Can Buy in Developing Countries

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How Giving Up Your Daily Coffee Can End Hunger Imagine waking up every morning to a grumbling stomach, not able to remember the last time it felt full. Imagine feeling so weak you can’t get up out of bed. Feeding yourself is a constant worry, and feeding your family is an even bigger one. Hunger […]

6 Ways to Celebrate International Youth Day

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August is a month of generally pleasant things: sunshine, camping trips, BBQs. As stress starts to build in anticipation of the new school year, and even the end of the year, August is also a great time to slow down and take a second to acknowledge and appreciate the young lives around us. In fact, […]

Building New Horizons for a Family in Ecuador

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Yet again Ecuador has been the victim of Mother Nature’s wrath, as two strong earthquakes struck near the nation’s coastline over the weekend. Though damage is suspected to be minimal and there are no reports of injuries yet, we can only begin to imagine the terror these quakes have sent echoing throughout the nation. Still […]

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