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buildOn

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: February 20, 2014, 4:43 PM

April 10, 2012, 3:06 PM
buildOn said
buildOn! We are not a charity we are movement!

Description

buildOn's mission is to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education. In the U.S., buildOn empowers urban youth to transform their neighborhoods through afterschool programs and intensive community service. Our students have contributed more than 1.2 million hours of service to their communities. 94% of buildOn students graduate from high school and attend college. Internationally, buildOn works alongside local communities to build schools in some of the economically poorest countries, including Haiti, Nicaragua, Nepal, Senegal, Malawi, and Mali. We have built more than 590 schools around the world. There are more than 85,000 children, parents and grandparents attending buildOn schools every day. buildOn students travel to these villages to participate in school construction and be immersed in a different culture. They return from the experience empowered to change their own communities and the entire world.

To learn more about buildOn visit www.buildOn.org.

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  • East Coast Chapter Manager - Job

    Last updated:
    February 21, 2014
    Location:
    Stamford, CT, US
    Description:
    As the East Coast Chapter Manager, you'll be a primary contributor to growing buildOn's dynamic and exciting student Chapter Network in high schools and college...
  • Furness Youth Engagement Zone Volunteer - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    December 4, 2013
    Location:
    Philadelphia, PA, US
    Description:
    buildOn is breaking the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education. For the past two decades buildOn has mobilized urban yo...

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Website:
http://www.buildon.org
Government ID number:
22-3128648
Fax:
(203) 961-5087
Address:
777 Long Ridge Road, Stamford, CT, 06905, US

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