Introducing Ohana Amani

Ohana Amani farm group

Our June Nonprofit of the Month During the month of June, all pledges collected through our Take the Pledge initiative benefited our hand-selected Nonprofit of the Month: Ohana Amani. And, we are excited to share that we reached a record-breaking $525 in pledges for the month of June! Special thanks to everyone who pledged their support this month, we couldn’t…

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Why Small Nonprofits Will Save the World

Volunteers giving food to kids

Smaller nonprofits and NGO’s may not have the same name recognition and financial might as the big guys, but that does not mean they play a minor role in making the world a better place. There are countless tiny grassroots organizations supporting causes you may have never heard of, but are nonetheless making a huge difference in people’s lives. Here are…

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Hope Bilingual Academy’s One Woman Army

Patricia driving kids home

“So, you’re a teacher and a principal. Anything else?” I asked Patricia Shronce, who, in February 2013, founded the Hope Bilingual Academy in La Concepción, Nicaragua. Nicaragua is the second most impoverished country in the Americas, but there are incredible people, like Patricia, who are eradicating poverty through education. “I’m also a mother, a grandma, a sign language teacher, a…

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Say Hello to the World Uganda, Thanks to PED

In honor of Africa Industrialization Day, we decided it was about time we touch base with our incredible partner, Pangea Educational Development. As usual, PED has a very exciting project in the works in Uganda, and one that is most definitely worth learning more about! Remember when the GoAbroad Foundation rallied supporters to fundraise for a Clean Water Project at St.…

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Supporting Nonprofits Through Music

One of our New Years Resolution’s for 2015 is to bring to light nonprofit organizations that are doing extraordinary things around the world. By showcasing an especially unique organization each month, we hope to further their reach and support their mission for changing the world. For the month of January, we have select Sing Me A Story, whose “mission is…

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4 Social Media Strategies for Non-Profits

Curating Facebook Posts

Social media can be extremely helpful for non-profits to share updates and fundraise, but it can also be hard to figure out what the best strategies are. Here are five strategies that have proven successful for other non-profits! 1. Create a social media marketing plan. What are your objectives, and how will you meet them via social media? These could…

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GoAbroad.com & GoAbroad Foundation are Awarded WYSTC’s Social Responsibility Award!

The World Youth Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) is the annual event of WYSE Travel Confederation, within which their annual Global Youth Travel Awards (GYTA) take place. The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation is the world’s largest and most powerful network of youth and student travel operators. We are honored and grateful to have been awarded the 2014 Social Responsibility…

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