Category: World Wide Initiatives

GCF EMPOWERING CHANGE AT THE BATOKA CENTRE OF HOPE – update from Zimbabwe

GCF is thrilled to share a significant update on one of our latest projects at the Batoka Centre of Hope in Zimbabwe. The project, aimed at expanding an innovation hub within the non-formal education center, has already begun to revolutionize the educational landscape in this community by introducing cutting-edge technology and new opportunities to the… Read more »

Serengeti De-snaring Programme Update

Grand Circle Foundation is proud to have supported the Serengeti De-snaring Programme in partnership with the Frankfurt Zoological Society. In the 1st quarter of 2024: 571 SNARES REMOVED  (YTD*: 571) 2 POACHER CAMP FOUND & DESTROYED  (YTD: 2) 10 POACHER ARRESTS BY SENAPA RANGER  (YTD:10) 9 ANIMALS FOUND DEAD IN SNARES  (YTD: 9) 5 ANIMALS… Read more »

Supporting moms and families around the world

Watch the video above to learn how one woman’s vision became the Yanamono Clinic, deep in the Amazon in Peru, providing life-saving medical care.  When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are… Read more »

Spring is sprung – Happy Earth Day 2024

                                     “ Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love.”— Sitting Bull As we steadily march into Spring, the… Read more »

Earth Day 2024

The garden at the Tloma Primary School, Tanzania. Narrated by Sandra Vaughan, GCF East Africa Project Manager Where despite disparities We all care to protect this world, This riddled blue marble, this little true marvel To muster the verve and the nerve To see how we can serve Our planet. You don’t need to be… Read more »

World Water Day 2024

Lemong'o Primary School

“Water is the driving force of all nature.” – Leonardo da Vinci World Water Day – held on March 22nd since 1993, is an annual UN Observance focusing on the importance of freshwater. In 2015 GCF created the WASH (WAter, Sanitation, Hygiene) initiative to ensure that our schools have access to water and toilets. Since… Read more »

Home away from home – Kenya

Lemong’o has come a long way since we first started visiting.  From 5 children to over 300 and with the newly opened boys dormitory, the capacity to grow to 500+.  A game-changing opportunity for so many children in this community.   The completion of a girls dormitory at the school is another game changing opportunity… Read more »

Lukosi Secondary School gets an updated Science Lab

CITW (Children in the Wilderness) our partner in Zimbabwe, oversees projects at the schools and villages on our behalf.  They just sent us a welcome update regarding the Lukosi Secondary School. “We are thrilled to announce that Grand Circle Foundation has successfully been able to renovate and refurbish the Lukosi Secondary School Science Laboratory, bringing… Read more »

Strong women who we know and admire

  “There are two powers in the world; one is the sword, the other is the pen. There is a third power that is stronger than both, that of women.” ~ Malala Yousafzai  Dear Friend, International Women’s Day on March 8th is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women…. Read more »

Bringing books to rural Kenya

“The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” ~ Albert Einstein Donate here to send books to rural Kenya Dear Friend, As a former teacher, nothing makes me happier than to see a child excited about reading. Today I share the story of O.A.T traveler, Roy Austin, who feels… Read more »