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Growing Access to Education in New Delhi, India

April 13, 2017

Access to quality education is a serious need in India — at least 17.7 million children in India are don’t attend school. We know that education is everything, and that’s why we are working hard to open more schools so that access to quality education is possible. This month our schools in India opened doors and welcomed in new students. We […]

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The (Solar) Power of Effect Expedition Volunteers

March 13, 2017

When we invite volunteers to join us on an Effect.org Expedition, we are always looking for the most innovative leaders to join us. We are constantly inspired by the passion and commitment volunteers bring to Effect Expeditions. Here is just one of many stories about the power of our volunteers. During last year’s ‘Fighting Human Trafficking’ Hackathon in Nepal,  our […]

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Building Schools, Building Community

January 30, 2017

A family is often considered the most important foundation for a child. A family is where a child learns their material and ethical values. The learned values from a child’s home undoubtedly influence their perspectives of the world. In other words, the family is the child’s first educational opportunity. That’s why it is unsurprising to hear that studies have shown […]

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What’s that noise? School Renovations are Underway!

January 25, 2017

Check it out! Our Arjun Nagar II School, sponsored by The Bucket List Family, is being renovated. The upgrades are in full force in the nine-room school house, which is set to open its doors this April. This school will provide nearly 300 students grades 1- 5 the opportunity to learn and grow. We are so grateful to all the […]

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Looking Back to Look Ahead: Casey Allred

December 27, 2016

Effect.org experienced many successes in 2016, we want to share our successes and challenges. We’ve committed ourselves to being transparent and believe that celebrating and acknowledging both hurdles and accomplishments is necessary. Over the last 12 months, we have seen our ideas and passions turn into action – we were able to work on creating access to quality education, link […]

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Why I gave the #GiftofEducation: Lindsay Daniels

December 8, 2016

During our #GiftofEducation campaign, we’ve been thrilled with your support! Effect.org recently caught up with one of our supporters, Lindsay Daniels, about why she gave the #GiftofEducation. She explains how she sees education – as a powerful tool to create future opportunities for children. Thank you, Lindsay! Why do you think access to quality education in India is important to […]

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