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Girls Secondary School Jaipur

Although the Girls secondary school located in Garudwari village in Jaipur has 265 girls attending, there are now 18 boys as well. Grand Circle Foundation, with the generous support of our donors was able to provide the funding needed to construct a covered open area where the children can assemble for meetings and extracurricular activities…. Read more »

Adarsh Sen Secondary School Jaipur

Located in the village of Theekriya Gujran in India’s state of Jaipur, the co-ed school of 387 students expressed their need for a covered assembly hall. Grand Circle Foundation, with the generous support of our donors was able to provide the funding needed to construct a covered open area where the children can assemble for… Read more »

Samantha Johnson Scholarship Fund

It wasn’t easy growing up in South Africa under apartheid. Especially if you were the child of a mixed-race marriage. That was exactly the case for Samantha Johnson, whose white South African mother had married a black man from Mozambique. The situation became so difficult, the family left South Africa when Samantha was six years… Read more »

Ecole Saint Louis

Ecole Saint Louis is among the oldest primary schools in the city of Vienne France. As the facilities of the school have become dated it embarked on a multi year renovation project. Grand Circle Foundation has donated towards the purchase of new chairs and sleeping mats for the use of the youngest (3-4 years old)… Read more »

Anangu Community School

The Anangu Kichwa community is aware of the significant role that education plays for the development of their sustainability, which is why a part of the profits from the lodge are reinvested in the local school, also known as the Vicente Mamallacta school. When the community came together and built the 10 classrooms according to… Read more »

Kindergarten Zeko Karanac

The kindergarten in Karanac shares the same building as the elementary school, so that the 23 students are always surrounded by their family and friends. Karanac is a multiethnic village with almost 900 inhabitants.  Due to it’s turbulent past throughout the 20th century and the agricultural & farming challenges that Croatia has faced since joining… Read more »

Jabulani Village

The Jabulani Women’s group consists of 30 members, the majority being mothers of students at Jabulani Primary School and all members of the extended Jabulani community. The group meet weekly to share ideas and work together to assist the school but they are very keen to learn ways to improve their income and be able to… Read more »

Lemong’o Maasai Boma

After Grand Circle Foundation provided water filters to the villagers, Chief Joseph’s next request was for solar lights – flashing lights to deter predator attacks and solar lights at be used in the bomas. Chief Joseph noticed a difference between children that have a solar light at home and those children who do not. Those that… Read more »

Kristina Tester Scholarship Fund

As a child, Kristina dreamed of living in Africa one day.  So when her grandparents offered her the opportunity to travel with them on OAT’s Ultimate Africa trip the summer she graduated eighth grade, she jumped at it. It was a decision – and a trip – that would change not just her life, but… Read more »

Chhoeu Teal Village

New toilets and a water supply will improve sanitary conditions for all residents of Cheuteal — nicknamed “Spider Village” because many villagers earn their livelihood by hunting for tarantulas. From our regional associate, Chhay Mov, Program Services Manager, Cambodia: At Cheuteal village (“Spider Village”) in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia, we recently built four bathrooms, two… Read more »