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Providing English Education in Rural Villages



This program sends native English speakers to 14 countries around the world to provide English language education to more than 4,000 rural children during their summer breaks.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Our program benefits both the children in developing countries who take part in our classes and our volunteers who work as teachers for the summer. Our mission is guided by five principles: fostering creativity in children and adults, expanding horizons though access to the English language as means of communication, promoting understanding through cross-cultural exchange, spreading the spirit of volunteerism, and providing substantive and rewarding work experience for young people.

How will this project solve this problem?

By providing these children with English education, we are planting the seeds for rural development and economic empowerment. Our volunteers ensure that children have opportunities to learn, as well as active positive experiences during the summer.

Potential Long Term Impact

This project will provide over 4,000 underprivileged children with crucial English communication skills through songs, games, and role-play, as opposed to the rote memorization that is common in rural schools.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $415

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $415 .  The original project funding goal was $42,230.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).



Thanks to 13 donors like you, a total of $415 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Brian Conway

Director of Traning and Recruiting
Washington, D.C. United States

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