Buy the best seller that tells the incredible story of thousands of people stepping up to make a difference.
Walk in Their Shoes is a powerful, inside look at the buildOn movement. It’s the inspiring personal story of Jim Ziolkowski’s mission to change the world one community at a time by building schools in developing countries and empowering inner-city youth through community-service programs in the U.S.
Walk in Their Shoes is an inspiring tribute to the power of
compassion and education; the keys to leading a meaningful life.
- The Dalai Lama
For each book sold, a donor will give $15 to buildOn to construct three schools in Africa.
4656 Books Sold
As featured in Walk in Their Shoes, Jim Ziolkowksi tells the story of returning to Misomali Malawi, the site of buildOn’s first school in Africa – nearly twenty years later.
An illuminating example of the human capacity to
transform faith into action.
-Cheryl Strayed, New York Times Best Selling Author of Wild
Both buildOn and its founder have helped us inch closer to
dismantling the barriers that exclude.
-Gregory Boyle, "Tattoos on The Heart"
His unflinching determination drove him to establish over 500 schools,
turning buildOn from a nascent dream into a multimillion-dollar phenomenon.
He believed that one person could indeed change the world, and his story
may inspire others to do the same.