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Jaques’ Story: We Can Be Great Today Because We Can Serve

  • September 12, 2018
  • Listed in News, Stories
  • By buildOn

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Jaques Brown is a senior at Gage Park High School in Chicago. Since first serving with buildOn in on MLK Day in 2018, Jaques has dedicated himself to serving his Chicago community. Read how his first experience serving his community continues to inspire him today.

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buildOn Nearly Finished With Half of Raising Malawi Schools

On Monday we updated you about our Swaswa school being built with Raising Malawi. Our Kasumbi school is also nearly finished! This means in no time we’ll be halfway done constructing the 10 schools we’re building with Madonna’s charity. All it needs left is the roofing and wall plastering to be completed. The construction is […]

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Fourth Raising Malawi School Nearly Complete!

Our Swaswa school is almost done! This is the fourth school out of ten that buildOn is constructing in Malawi with Raising Malawi, Madonna’s charity. The community of Swaswa is putting the finishing touches to its school with a fresh coat of paint and building water drains to go around it. The community has invested […]

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Second Raising Malawi School Built!

buildOn’s second school with Madonna’s foundation Raising Malawi is complete! Take a look at the Mkwayule school in Mzoweza, Malawi. The school was finished on May 19—16 days ahead of schedule—and the handing over ceremony was on May 28. The community contributed 2,285 volunteer work day, 510 more than the average community! There are currently […]

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Our First Raising Malawi School opens!

This week 142 students walked into a brand new buildOn school, constructed in partnership with Madonna’s charity, Raising Malawi. The Kabila school was inaugurated on May 23, 2012 in the community of Kankhumbwa, Malawi, and brings not only access to education, but hope. “The school will bring one heart and soul to the entire village,” said […]

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Nearly Done With First Raising Malawi School

We’ve broken ground with three schools in Malawi since our announcement in January about partnering with Madonna’s nonprofit, Raising Malawi, to build 10 schools in the underdeveloped African country – and we’re making great progress. We’re nearly finished with our Kabila school in the Kankhumbwa community and construction of our other two schools is ahead […]

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