Post Office Box 16741
Stephanie Gunn, Jim Ziolkowski, Marc Friedman
buildOn works to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy, and low expectations through service and learning.
buildOn partners after school community service programs in U.S. high schools with communities in developing countries to build schools. Internationally, buildOn works in the most rural and isolated communities in developing countries to help build primary schools and improve literacy rates. Through its participatory construction program, volunteers from rural communities work to build school blocks for their children.
In the United States, buildOn works with urban high school youth by providing them with community service opportunities in their communities, global learning, and the ability to travel abroad to a help build schools in developing countries.