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GCF Schools

Santa Esperanza

Santa Esperanza used to be a one-classroom school, teaching all grades of elementary school in the same area. Because of this, community required to use a multiuse area in a different location, to have kindergarten and other groups, all at the same time. This is a community based in rural tourism and agriculture, located very… Read more »

Escuela No 27 – el Porvenir

For the 30 students in this small rural school in northern Argentina, a partnership with Grand Circle Foundation started with the construction of much needed toilets for the kindergartners.  

Banjika Secondary School

Banjika Secondary school was built by Grand Circle Foundation through the generous support of OAT travelers and in particular Susan Rickert. It was purpose built to provide a secondary level education to the elementary students of Bashay Primary, Njia Panda Primary and Kambi Ya Nyoka Primary schools. Of the total 16 classrooms, we helped construct 9… Read more »

Bashay Primary School

When Grand Circle Foundation first partnered with Bashay Primary School in 2000, there were 450 students and only 20% could pass their national exams. By the time we left the school in 2011, the school had grown to 850 students and we saw a nearly 90% pass rate. The foundation was instrumental in completing a… Read more »

Saini Adarsh Vidhya Mandir

Partnership with Grand Circle Foundation saw the construction and refurbishment of classrooms and toilets, ensuring the safety and health of the children and teachers. A water tank and filter system were installed to give the children clean drinking water and a solar array now lights the school. Desks and benches were also purchase so that… Read more »

Rushubi Primary School

A recent partnership with the Rushubi Primary school in the rural Musanze District of Rwanda will benefit the 907 students. Our generous donors have already ensured that the school now has an adequate supply of much needed exercise books and chalk. And of course there’s always time for a quick game of soccer.

Santa Margerita Soccer School

Santa Margerita Soccer School is a privately financed school staffed entirely by volunteers.   Grand Circle Foundation has teamed up with the school to help provide equipment, and scholarships for low income students to attend.

Vico Pazzariello

Creating employment and work possibilities for boys and girls living in the historical center of Naples, through the recovery of traditions with free training courses.  To goal is to prevent the risk of the youth enrolling in the Camorra (napolitan mafia) that often tries to replace the state, promising them money and “work”.

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 »