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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Meet Zalwango Josephine

Ugandan school children

Our Library Project fundraising is in full swing, and we’ve raised over $700 thus far! Now it’s time to introduce you to one of the wonderful people behind the day-to-day operations at St. James Primary School, in hopes that you’ll feel even more compelled to support its growth for years to come. Zalwango Josephine is a grade five to seven…

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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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A Reflection on Volunteering in Uganda with PED

Volunteering is an activity that many people participate in at some point in their lives. However, for those that choose to take volunteer work outside their comfort zone, volunteering becomes more than just an activity. It is an incredibly, life-altering, eye-opening, humbling, (insert any adjective here) experience. It is an event that forever changes the course of their life and the…

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The Clean Water Project – Outcomes

There is no doubt that the Clean Water Project will continue to impact the lives of those it serves for many months and years to come. Here are some key outcomes of the Clean Water Project thus far: Around 3,000-4,000 people now have access to stable, clean water About 67 percent of the school’s operating budget will come from the water…

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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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Interview with Andrew Bauer of Pangea Educational Development

Andrew Bauer. Fourth Grade Teacher in a small town in the state of Illinois. CEO and Co-Founder of Pangea Educational Development. By day he stands in front of handfuls of 10 year olds, but at night and on the weekends, he devotes his time to the children of Uganda. Andrew has illustrated that sustainable change is not only greatly needed in Uganda…

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