Language, Libraries, & Understanding

Getting to Know Catherine Gray A lot of students and teachers are nearing the beginning of summer vacation, which means no school, days full of adventure and relaxation, and nothing to worry about. But some people are already looking into the future for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. Catherine Gray, founder and director of Na’atik Language and Culture Institute in…

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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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6 Summer Fundraisers to Start Planning Now

It’s the middle of summer and it’s a great time to be thinking about fun community fundraisers that you can plan while the weather is on your side! Summer is the season of socializing, vacationing, and really doing anything fun while the kids aren’t in school. In other words, it’s the perfect time to host a fundraiser to help support…

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Earthquakes Felt Round the World

Ecuador, Myanmar, Japan, Tonga, Vanuatu, Guatemala, and the Philippines What do these countries have in common? All of them experienced earthquakes in a single week. Yes, that’s right. In the span of just one week, earthquakes were felt (not just measured, but truly felt) by citizens in countries spread across the globe. Though the two earthquakes that struck Ecuador unfortunately…

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Our New Year’s Challenge

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 support people in the ways…

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The Faces Behind the Need

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then here is 10,000 words. Each and every word below is just one small part of the need we aim to fill in the Philippines. Our projects, and most importantly our incredible partner in the Philippines, are all focused on helping children, because we believe that every child deserves to be provided for.…

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Support for Nepal Earthquake Survivors

After multiple months Nepal remains in need of assistance from international humanitarian organizations, foreign governments, volunteers, and helping hands and generous hearts from around the world. The two devastating earthquakes that hit within 3 weeks of one another, continue to impact that daily lives of survivors, who are doing everything they can to rebuild their lives. Some children have returned…

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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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