buildOn's mission is to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education

  • Education Crisis

    Every 26 seconds an American student drops out of school. Worldwide, nearly 900 million people cannot read or write. Understanding the full extent of this problem gives guide to our service solutions.

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  • Afterschool Service

    Our afterschool service programs empower urban youth to solve the challenges in their communities, to engage in school, and to demand more from themselves and their futures.

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  • Building Schools

    We bring education to children and parents who need it the most by building schools in the some of the poorest and most remote communities in the world.

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  • Impact

    Through buildOn, youth across the globe are embracing their potential. Our programs increase classroom attendance among U.S. urban youth and inspire rural villagers to send their children to school.

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