Newsletter March 2015
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Newsletter March 2015

Spring symbolizes new beginnings—it is the quintessential season of change. And for the travelers and leaders who make a difference through Grand Circle Foundation, there's no better time to share their stories of helping others make a fresh start. We'll visit a rural school in Zimbabwe of 800 students who are expanding their knowledge of the world through Internet technology; meet Boston associates who are bringing hope to homeless veterans; and get inspired by the leadership of Foundation Executive Director Juma Crawford, and more. Read on to discover the promise that lies ahead …

Traveling for Change

Featured Village Update

Hwange Students Get Connected
St. Mary's Primary School in Zimbabwe gets ready and wired for the future with a new computer lab.
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Foundation News

What's New?
The Lewis Family foundation launches a new website—take a look to discover more about Alan and Harriet's mission in communities within their hometowns of Boston, MA and Kensington, NH.
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Recognizing Gutsy Leaders

Driving ambition in Boston's young people
Meet Executive Director of Grand Circle Foundation Juma Crawford, who recently wrote an op-ed in a Boston Globe article, calling on the city of Boston to institute a "change agent" as the next school superintendent. "The system is not working for all children and that is what matters to me. If we're looking at a neighborhood, a school, a classroom, the question should be if it's not good enough for my child, it shouldn't be good for anyone's child," he tells us.
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Boston Service

Boston Service

Two associates who've lead the Foundation's Up & Out program share what inspires them to help veterans.
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Worldwide Service

Discovering Turkey's Wonders

Grand Circle's regional office coordinates a trip for a group of 5th graders to explore sites they've never seen in their native Turkey.
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Generous Travelers

Empowering Burma's orphans

OAT traveler, Donna Estess, was stricken by poverty in Myanmar and decides to help make a change.
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