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Nyumbani Village Chicken Coop Project

100 chicken coops have been built by the teenagers at Nyumbani Village in Kenya. They managed the project in collaboration with youth in the US, even designing the coops themselves.

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Posted on: December 8, 2013 by: Maria Franco


New Community Center
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An appeal for your help !!! $ 25 a month will make a huge difference. order essays Our family has raised the seed money to install a Community Center in the Bawana Relocation Community outside Delhi India. As discussed in the attached article this community was created when underprivileged families were moved out of central […]

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Posted on: February 25, 2013 by: Doug


Child in Bawana Relcoation Settlement
Bawana India

Round the World with Us founders, Teresa Keller and Doug Tilden, recently anchored the development of a Children International Community Center in Bawana India as well as an English as a second Language Program (ESL) in 11 CI centers in West Bengal. Teresa and Doug have been inspired by Children International’s youth council and leadership […]

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Posted on: January 26, 2013 by: Doug


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Funniest archaeology video ever!

George, one of our service learning students, makes his debut as “Archaeology Man”!
Don’t miss this earlier trailer of one of next summer’s biggest blockbusters…

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Posted on: July 18, 2012 by: Teresa


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    100 chicken coops have been built by the teenagers at Nyumbani Village in Kenya. They managed the project in collaboration with youth in the US, even designing the coops themselves.

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  • Did you see us in the Boston Globe?

    This year we're continuing to support high-impact projects in developing countries - and putting together a program for kids in the US. YOU can help! Doug Tilden has stepped up to DOUBLE donations between now and September 15th. Join us now and double your impact!

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    Projects for next year? - you bet! But this year is also about connecting kids from across the globe so they can learn about each other, have fun, even tackle projects together. I can't think of a better way to improve this little world of ours! We're also developing a on-line resource library in case you want to get out there and volunteer yourself.

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"Higher education is the strongest, sturdiest ladder to increased socio-economic mobility." -- Drew Faust

Read the top 5 quotes on education, as collected by the World Economic Forum. http://ow.ly/KRdS4

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Top five quotes on education.

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March 31, 2015 at 11:01 am

In the debate over school standards and the Common Core, social media is playing an ever-increasing role. The politics are changing, and we must keep up with the times! http://ow.ly/KQHk1

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Social Media Plays Key Role in Education Policy Debate

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A new coalition is coming together on Twitter that is competing to influence politics that influence policy -- and this coalition is gaining the...

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March 30, 2015 at 11:01 am

Biz4ECD Task Force joined major business leaders to sign an open letter to the UN, ensuring that the UN leaders would prioritize early childhood development goals in the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals. http://ow.ly/KQGHy

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GBC-Education Executive Chair Sarah Brown joins Biz4ECD Task Force Co-Chairs Stephan Turnipseed, President Emeritus of LEGO Education, and Tokunboh...

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March 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

The time for running the SF Marathon is almost here!!! We currently have a count of 17 people who are going to be running for Children International! THANK YOU SO MUCH, everyone! If you're still interested in registering with us FOR FREE, please send Maria, our Chapter Manager, at her email address - mfranco@children.org.

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March 26, 2015 at 11:02 am

As many of the countries that Children International serves are located in Latin America, we wanted to provide you with 4 facts you probably didn't know about the Latin American poverty. But, never fear! Solutions are promising and, with our CI community centers, the poor are being lifted from their indescribable circumstances. http://ow.ly/KdmJf

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Four Facts About Poverty in Latin America you Probably Didn't Know

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In 2010, Latin America set a new record: for the first time ever the region had more middle class people than poor....

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March 25, 2015 at 11:02 am

It's clearly evident that since the latest typhoon in the Philippines, food prices have increased and made it increasingly more difficult for the poor to support themselves. http://ow.ly/Kdmjw

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Higher Food Prices, Typhoon Worsen Poverty in Philippines

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Poverty worsened in the Philippines in the first half of 2014 due to government restrictions on rice imports and the lingering effects of a killer...

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March 24, 2015 at 11:02 am

Copenhagen Consensus, a think tank, has asked 60 of the world's top economists to analyze the problems of tackling poverty the way the world has done for many years - by aiding in areas like food, education, medicine, etc. These economists have reached the conclusion that poverty would be better tackled by decreasing the current barriers to international free trade, lifting 160 million people out of poverty. http://ow.ly/Kdm11

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How to lift 160 million people out of poverty

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As economic growth has been one of the major drivers of poverty reduction, Bjorn Lomborg looks at how the world can lift millions out of poverty.

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March 23, 2015 at 11:02 am

According to members of the Indian government, the new Railway Budget of 2015 can play a crucial role in tackling poverty in India. It means increasing rail prices in order to provide better amenities to customers. What do you think? http://ow.ly/KdlvB

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NEW DELHI: Presenting his maiden Railway Budget, Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said that Railways can play a very important role in PM...

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March 20, 2015 at 11:02 am

World leaders agreed upon the Millennium Developmental Goals in order to tackle poverty. Unfortunately, it only provides basic education. This year, Malala Yousafzai says, they can change that and make education beyond primary accessible to girls everywhere. http://ow.ly/Kdj5F

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Malala: All Girls Deserve Education Beyond Early Childhood

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It's time for world leaders to step up.

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March 19, 2015 at 11:02 am

If you hadn't heard by now, on March 3, the White House released an initiative called "Let Girls Learn." It's going to help expand efforts to provide education to adolescent girls worldwide. http://ow.ly/KdlbP

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The FINANCIAL -- The White House announced a new initiative on March 3 to expand its efforts to help adolescent girls worldwide get a quality...

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