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Sonu’s Story: Beyond the Statistics

  • March 4, 2015
  • Listed in News, Stories
  • By Rosann Jager

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buildOn’s Vice President of International Programs, Rosann Jager, runs buildOn’s global school building programs. She recently traveled to Nepal where she captured this heartbreaking but hopeful story that gives an authentic face to the hard-to-grasp statistics of global illiteracy. This International Women’s Day and throughout March, buildOn is sharing stories like this one that demonstrate the importance of educating and empowering women.

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buildOn Announces the Closure of Programs in Philadelphia

STAMFORD, CONN. – (February 27, 2015) – buildOn, the nonprofit working to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education, announced today that it will close its Service Learning Programs in Philadelphia high schools on March 18, 2015 due to insufficient direct funding. buildOn’s Service Learning Programs empower youth to […]

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