5 Things You Didn’t Know About Rice

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It may not be the fanciest food around, but people have been eating rice for over 5,000 years. Ever thrown rice at a wedding but not sure why? Did you know that one seed of rice can produce over 3,000 grains?! Now that’s a superfood worth celebrating. This seemingly simple grain possesses many secrets that […]

Why You Should #Give10forEd This Year

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Did you know $10 can fund transportation for one week for a college scholar in the Philippines? If you don’t know how this is possible, it is time to read on and find out! We’ve been challenging people to #Give10forEd, and we want to be as detailed as possible about what this challenge really means […]

Our New Year’s Challenge

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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 […]

#GivingTuesday: Give a Gift That Lasts

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  When Thanksgiving Day is over and your stomach is officially full, don’t set your eyes on all those Black Friday Sales just yet! Consider how you can Give a Gift That Lasts, by joining the Giving Tuesday movement: a global day of giving to unite the world through charitable contributions. The Gift of Knowledge […]

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2015

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This year’s theme for International Day for the Eradication of Povery is “Building a sustainable future: Coming together to end poverty and discrimination”, emphasizing the need for global collaboration to truly eradicate extreme poverty. As UN Secretary General Ba Ki-moon stated in his annual message, we need to make a “commitment to end poverty in all […]

Celebrating the Second Anniversary of the Cangumbang Center

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August 23rd, 2015 marked the two year anniversary of the original blessing of the Cangumbang Community and Evacuation Center, made possible by our partner Volunteer for the Visayans and the fundraising efforts of our Director, Elsa Tomasma. Over the past two years, the center has seen both immense growth and unbelieveable devastation. However, the Cangumbang […]

Change the World, One Child at a Time

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As poverty rates around the world continue to cause numerous social issues for millions of families, now is the time to step up and make a difference. According to the USAID Campaign to End Extreme Poverty, which expresses the organization’s committment to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, “Since 1990, 700 million people have been able to […]

Impactful Generosity: A Sponsor Testimonial

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Making the decision to sponsor a child is making the decision to build a future for a child you have never met. It is a selfless act, and one that not only changes the lives of each child, but also their family, and consequently, the sponsors themselves. Child sponsorship programs are common across the developing […]

The Faces Behind the Need

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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 […]

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