Building a Library for St. James Elementary School

Our first fundraiser of 2017 has officially begun! We’re excited to share more details about the Library Project in Uganda, in partnership with Pangea Educational Development (PED). Read on to learn all about our partnership, the Library Project, and how you can get involved! **UPDATE: As of July 5th, 2017, we hit our target $2500 for St. James’ Library. However, the more donations…

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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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