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Morawaka Learning Center

The Morawaka Learning Center is found on the grounds of a tea plantation. The school serves approximately 150 children, who’s parents are employees on the plantation. Sponsorship through Grand Circle Foundation was able to outfit these children with all the necessities to start the school year, from filled backpacks and books to uniforms and shoes.

Roman Theater

The ancient Roman Theater in Malaga, Spain was built in the 1st century A.D by Emperor Augustus. The theater includes an auditorium, stage, dressing rooms and regal entryways.  It is such a treasure that the World Monuments Fund named the site to its list of 100 Most Endangered Sites in the World, a designation that… Read more »

Proyecto Illusion

“Proyecto Ilusión” is an Association for the physically, mentally, and sensorially disabled. Created in 2002, when a series of meetings organized by the Baeza City Hall brought together a group of families with a shared problem: attending to the needs of a disabled family member. At that time, they decided to join social, psychological, and… Read more »

Fontein Social Care Center

The Fontein Social Care Center has an ambitious mission to help orphaned and vulnerable children in Swaziland. In an area where hunger, poverty, and illness leaves many children without strong family units, the Fontein Center aims to provide two meals a day to children, as well as a daycare for the youngest and legal assistance,… Read more »

George Mhaule Primary School

George Mhaule Primary School with over 650 students is located in Hazyview, South Africa. Partnership with Grand Circle Foundation has given these students new toilets and a new borehole to access water, along with new chairs and computers. Most recently we funded the construction of a covered assembly area between buildings, allowing the children to… Read more »

Doctors without Borders

HIV/AIDS is the most serious health concern in South Africa. Recognizing the need, Grand Circle Foundation funded the construction of a medical clinic dedicated to treating HIV positive children, and adolescents failing their anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment. By having a dedicated clinic with the sole purpose to address this problem, many children can begin to do better… Read more »

Plavecky Stvrtok Elementary School

Plavecký Štvrtok is a village with an excluded Roma locality in western Slovakia. The 115 children who attend this elementary school already face many challenges, so the school works with the aim to broaden the possibilities of socially disadvantaged children to freely choose their study and subsequently their career path in order to be included into… Read more »

St. Petersburg Music Boarding School

St. Petersburg Music Boarding School is the only institution of its kind in all of northwest Russia. 100 teachers provide 475 students ages seven to 17 with an academic education through secondary-school level, accompanied by the highest level of music education. Half of the students board at the school, and room and board are free… Read more »

NamibRand Nature Reserve

The NamibRand Nature Reserve, located in southern Namibia, is a private nature reserve established to help protect and conserve the unique ecology and wildlife of the south-west Namib Desert. Overcome by its beauty during a 1996 visit, and recognizing the importance of this unique landscape, Alan and Harriet bought 50,000 hectares of this Reserve and donated… Read more »

Hanganemi Primary School

The Hanganeni Primary School, located in the Erongo region of Namibia, is a 21 classroom school that services over 900 students, ages 5 to 13. Though the attendance rate is 97%, the graduation rate is just at 66%. In the short time that we were at this school we were able to renovate their toilets… Read more »