Archives: Schools

GCF Schools

Ngamo Village

Since 2012 Grand Circle Foundation has partnered with the Ngamo Village to improve the lives of those in Ngamo and surrounding villages.   Thanks to our generous travelers Grand Circle Foundation has been able to provide instruction on income generating skills to villagers that include beekeeping, raising goats, and Craft Skills.  We have also provided… Read more »


We are supporting the expansion of the museum with the purchase of Jewish artifacts, which will have a main exhibition focusing on the Jewish past in Wertheim and Jewish roots of Germany

MTU Harmi

MTU Harni is located in the rural community of the same name, a short distance from Tallinn. This school shows the vitality of the Estonian countryside and is an example of a strong community.  Which united in it’s support against the local municipality to save the school from closing after 175 years as an education… Read more »

Baskoy Primary & Secondary School

This school enrolls 140 students from 6 different villages in a rural area outside of Izmir. The schools bathrooms were in disrepair when Grand Circle first visited in 2015. With the generous help of OAT travelers, Grand Circle Foundation was able to construct a brand new bathroom with proper facilities for both students and faculty,… Read more »

Olasiti Primary School

Olasiti Primary School is the dream child of Chief Lobulo in the Tarangire National Park area of Tanzania. A strong believer in education, he asked the foundation for help in the construction of a 2 room schoolhouse to allow the youngest children of the bomas to attend school nearby, rather than walking 6-8 kilometers to… Read more »

Casa di Maria

Casa di Maria in Biancaville Sicily is both a traditional Sicilian farm and a refuge for many teenagers. Started in 2009, this farmhouse is the dream of Sergio Penisi and Carmela Comes as a way to make their lives more meaningful.  Casa di Maria provides a home for mothers and their children who are victims… Read more »

Azezo Primary School

The Azezo Teklehaimanot Primary school in Ethiopia is the first foundation partner school in this country. With limited resources the school has struggled to provide for the students who attend.  Grand Circle Foundation was happy to provide and initial donation of $400 to purchase much needed text books and supplies. We look forward helping the… Read more »

Albania Earthquake Relief

When disaster strikes in an area visited by Grand Circle and Overseas Adventure Travelers, Grand Circle Foundation makes every attempt to support recovery efforts, relying on our regional associates to identify needs and worthy organizations. On November 26, Albania was rocked by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake, killing 51 people, and leaving thousands with homes destroyed… Read more »

Olmoti Primary School

We first started visiting Olmoti primary school in mid 2019 and helped with school supplies.  With the pandemic and school shutdowns we didn’t have the opportunity to do much more until 2021. Since then, we’ve purchased laptops and created a computer lab to bring the world to this remote area. Handwash stations, individual cups, plates… Read more »