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The Power of Students
Julia Haney, founder of World Connect’s Kids Connect program and a member of World Connect’s Youth Advisory Board, has guest edited World Connect’s Back to School newsletter. In it she highlights some of the creative fundraisers Kids Connect Clubs around the country implemented in the 2012-2013 school year and the international projects they supported. Click here to read the full newsletter or view some of the highlights below. And please help us spread the word to other young people who are interested in global citizenship and want to be a part of a movement changing the world, one project at a time! Read more...
 
 
 

When You Help Others Your World Changes!

 

Lights Out!

The Spence School in New York shut off their lights in solidarity with The Bishop Abiero Girls’ Secondary School in Kenya, which struggled with limited electricity and water. Spence students raised awareness about the challenges facing girls’ schools in developing countries and raised funds to support a World Connect project that constructed a wind turbine at the school. Read more…
 

Feeding and Reading

Concord Academy in Massachusetts sold food and sweet treats to raise funds for World Connect’s “Enhancing Rural Education” project in Buen Hombre, Dominican Republic, where literacy rates are low and school dropout rates are high. “My most impactful work” said Peace Corps Volunteer Alexis, who worked with local leaders to implement the project. Read more...
 

Great Coin Race

Each year the student body at The Sage School in Massachusetts out do their fundraising record from the year before. This year students raised $1,228.58 in their greatest coin race ever! They raised funds to support World Connect’s Broadening Horizons project in El Salvador that opened up new educational possibilities for local youth in Los Limones and Amapala. Read more...
 

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