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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Day 13: Scholarship Support Update

Through the sale of T-shirts in and around Tacloban City in the Philippines and generous donations for supporters from the Philippines, Canada, the U.S., and England, over $2,500 USD has been raised for Volunteer for the Visayans over the past 2 months to provide funding for Educational Scholarships in the Philippines. Six students who have continued pursuing higher education, despite…

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