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Tloma Primary School

At Tloma Primary School, a little bit can go a long way. When we first arrived at Tloma, the overcrowded conditions at this school forced many of the 650 students to share desks and the few resources the school had. Since 2012 we’ve been able to build toilets, renovate classrooms and the kitchen, purchase desks… Read more »

Pets Providing Pedals Bicycle Program

It All Began with a Single Bike Naomi and Mark Hughes first visited Tanzania with OAT in 2009.  A lifelong animal lover, Naomi knew that she’d fall in love with the animals of the Serengeti, what she hadn’t anticipated is how deeply she fell in love with the people of Tanzania.   “Although words cannot… Read more »

Njia Panda Primary School

Our longtime partnership with Njia Panda Primary School has made a significant impact. We’ve been with this school since 2004 and beyond the construction of classrooms, toilets a kitchen and dining hall we’ve also built a greenhouse. None of this would have been possible without the support and leadership of the school principal, Emanuel. Once… Read more »

Endoro Primary School

Located in the village of Karatu, Endoro Primary has just over 600 students. When we first came to this school there were such a shortage of basic necessities that 4-5 students would share a desk and in one classroom there were no desks at all. Since then we’ve not only supplied the needed desks, but… Read more »

Rhotia Primary School

Years later, thousands of books and school supplies have allowed this school of over 500 students to have a book for each rather than 2 or 3 books for an entire class. Construction of toilets, teacher housing and the renovation of the kitchen and classrooms further ensures that the children will have a good learning… Read more »

Sigatoka District School

Located on Viti Levu, the largest and most populous island in the archipelago of Fiji, Sigatoka serves as an educational center for the South Pacific nation. When Grand Circle Foundation launched a partnership with the Sigatoka District School in 2009,  it was greatly in need of renovations. Foundation funds repaired a damaged roof and installed… Read more »

Kaitao Middle School

Achieving Success Together Achieving success together is the motto for Kaitao Middle School and we couldn’t have said it better. Since our partnership began in 2006 we’ve helped the school work towards this success by funding the construction of a performance hall and the purchase of traditional uniforms used in Maori performances, a Maori community… Read more »

Sinamune Children’s Orchestra

In doing so, they gain the confidence to face many other challenges they might encounter during their lives. Foundation donations have helped refurbish the beautiful auditorium at Sinamune, supported the purchases of a vehicle, new computers, and musical instruments for the school; contributed funds to many building improvements; and helped to fund scholarships. Recent projects… Read more »

Josefina Villamar School

The primary need for the Josefina Villamar Obando School, located on the river Napo, in the Yarina Ecological Reserve was access to clean water. The 25 children ages 5 to 12, are from the Quichua San Carlos community in the Amazon.  The school provides a basic education, and has a recreational area, including an indoor soccer field… Read more »

Dobrisa Cesaric Elementary School

A partner since 2005, this general public school in Osijek provides many extra curricular opportunities for students.   The school offers arts, sports, gardening, robotics, choir, ecology and more. Funding from Grand Circle Foundation provided air conditioning, audio visual equipment, lockers, fitness equipment and the renovation of the school library.