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December 18, 2012  |  No Comments

Forbes 30 Under 30: Social...

Original article featured on Forbes by Randall Lane
Building Tomorrow’s Founder & Chief Dreamer, George Srour, [...]

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December 13, 2012  |  No Comments

Kabasegwa Updates

Check out construction progress on the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kabasegwa, supported by Kappa [...]

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December 10, 2012  |  No Comments

Looking for an internship?

Are you outgoing?
A go-getter?
A problem solver?
A think-on-your feet, up-to-the-challenge kind of person?
More importantly, do you [...]

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December 7, 2012  |  No Comments

What’s on your wishlist?

Bricks?
Cement?
Desks?
A chalkboard, maybe?
Or how about a new school in Uganda?

Jackie, Annika, Abby and countless others [...]

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December 3, 2012  |  No Comments

Building Tomorrow Fundraises...

original article by Thomas Davis, The Ramapo News
Building Tomorrow is a national organization aimed to [...]

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November 30, 2012  |  No Comments

‘Expired’

20+ dads working their tails off at the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kidula. In [...]

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November 28, 2012  |  No Comments

Who needs more stuff?

This holiday season, give a gift that’s always useful, never goes out of style, and [...]

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November 5, 2012  |  No Comments

Bear Hugs

I’m a huge Alabama football fan. If you know me, you’re probably rolling your eyes [...]

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November 2, 2012  |  No Comments

Kabasegwa Construction

Construction is definitely a community effort at the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kabasegwa, supported [...]

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October 24, 2012  |  No Comments

You’re the missing piece

Building Tomorrow’s work is only made possible by the cumulative efforts of countless individuals. In [...]

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October 22, 2012  |  1 Comment

Empowered

Below is a guest post from Erin Owenby, Director of the Building Tomorrow chapter at [...]

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October 17, 2012  |  No Comments

Ready for the ring beam

The first classroom block at the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Bugabo, jointly supported by [...]

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October 15, 2012  |  No Comments

Reimagining Education in East...

At the 2012 CGI Meeting President Clinton delivers a Commitment Announcement on behalf of Building [...]

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October 10, 2012  |  No Comments

‘Bike to Uganda’...

By Jordan Bailey for The Daily Tarheel (originally posted 10/08/12 9:31pm)
Students started the more than [...]

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October 2, 2012  |  No Comments

Day 13 of my road trip!

Today is one day before the 2 week mark of this crazy road trip. I’ve [...]

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September 24, 2012  |  No Comments

HUGE news from CGI 2012

Earlier this morning, right after Secretary Clinton addressed the crowd at the 2012 Clinton Global [...]

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September 21, 2012  |  No Comments

Groundbreaking #14!

Earlier today the community of Kabasegwa, Uganda celebrated the official groundbreaking of the future Building [...]

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September 19, 2012  |  No Comments

…and we’re off!

And so the road trip has begun! I’m officially reporting from my first stop, Nashville, [...]

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September 11, 2012  |  No Comments

International Literacy Day

This Saturday was International Literacy Day – celebrated by many with the act of snuggling [...]

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September 6, 2012  |  No Comments

Apollo on Kyeitabya

Last month, community members in the village of Kyeitabya, Uganda celebrated the completion & formal [...]

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September 4, 2012  |  1 Comment

Updates from Lukindu

Taken earlier today in Lwengo District, Uganda, masons are hard at work laying bricks for [...]

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August 29, 2012  |  No Comments

BT meets the South.

Last semester, we switched things around in the office and I was invited into the [...]

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August 23, 2012  |  No Comments

BT’s looking for an...

Building Tomorrow is currently seeking an Engineer in Residence to oversee a significant scale-up in [...]

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August 15, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Allen

Last but certainly not least, we bring to you the final student in our “10 [...]

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August 13, 2012  |  No Comments

Special Olympics Volunteer...

by: guest blogger, Special Olympics via The Case Foundation
In June, we released what we believe [...]

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August 10, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Medie

With the Olympics in full spring, it only seems appropriate to introduce Medie. When it [...]

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August 8, 2012  |  No Comments

President Clinton is Building...

President Clinton and his daughter Chelsea visited the Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita on July [...]

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August 6, 2012  |  No Comments

Project Funded with One Day&...

reposted from One Day’s Wages’ blog
Another fully funded project!
We love sharing news about [...]

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August 3, 2012  |  2 Comments

Nine & Ten

Friday couldn’t have come soon enough, so the community of Kyeitabya decided to party early. [...]

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August 1, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Justine

“I want to be a nurse,” said Justine.
Think of the nurses you know, friends, family [...]

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July 30, 2012  |  No Comments

News from UNC

Hear from Julia Heelan, current Co-Director of the Building Tomorrow chapter at UNC-Chapel Hill, about [...]

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July 26, 2012  |  No Comments

‘Building Tomorrow’...

By Chelsea Clinton, NBC News
KAMPALA, Uganda – The Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita, about an [...]

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July 25, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Moses

Sweet.
That’s all I can think about when it comes to Moses. Now the word sweet [...]

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July 20, 2012  |  2 Comments

President Bill Clinton Visits...

Visit highlights commitment to build 60 academies and provide improve quality of education.
KAMPALA, UGANDA—On his [...]

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July 19, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Ritah

Sometimes when the word education is used, things like books, homework, lessons and exams are [...]

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July 16, 2012  |  1 Comment

President Clinton to Visit...

Visit reinforces commitment to provide access to quality education in 60 academies by 2016
INDIANAPOLIS — [...]

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July 13, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Paul

GOALLLLL!!
Ahh that magical moment when the soccer team you’re cheering for finally scores. Joy, overwhelming [...]

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July 9, 2012  |  No Comments

Have a summer birthday?

So your birthday is coming up soon, you know the exact number of days until [...]

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July 6, 2012  |  1 Comment

Indianapolis for the summer&...

I never imagined spending the summer after my Junior year of college in the cornfields, [...]

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July 4, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Agnes

1862 – Abbe Giovanna Caselli becomes the first person to transmit a still image over [...]

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July 2, 2012  |  No Comments

Commitment

It’s hard to imagine what 20,000 hours of labor looks like.
Having been apart of the [...]

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June 29, 2012  |  No Comments

News from Furman University,...

Our chapter of BT at Furman University has just gotten started. I first heard [...]

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June 28, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Ronald

As the summer has officially begun, many people use this season to take a little [...]

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June 25, 2012  |  No Comments

A Student’s Dream: Class...

In the U.S. when our teachers decide to take class outside for the day, smiles [...]

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June 22, 2012  |  No Comments

Kyeitabya – getting...

The Building Tomorrow Academy of Kyeitabya is close to completion! The land is now full [...]

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June 20, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Elizebeth, aka ‘...

Being a college student about to embark on my Senior year, I get asked this [...]

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June 18, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Mama Victor

While the community donates the land and 20,000 hours of labor to the construction project [...]

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June 15, 2012  |  No Comments

Cutie-pa-tutti

As much as this adorable future BT student loved to smile, he wasn’t much for [...]

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June 13, 2012  |  No Comments

10 People You Need To Know

Many of you may be wondering who these children are that attend the Building Tomorrow [...]

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June 11, 2012  |  No Comments

The Ultimate Community Man

“I did it for the next generation.”
John, one of Christine’s twin sons, is a member [...]

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June 8, 2012  |  No Comments

I’m an idiot.

Last week, our very own Financial Optimist, Liz Braden, traveled to Uganda with BT for [...]

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June 5, 2012  |  No Comments

Vantage Point

Looks like things are wrapping up well for our 10th Academy, the Building Tomorrow NA [...]

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May 31, 2012  |  No Comments

You Can Do It, Too

Today is the last day for CH2M HILL Harambee Network R.E.A.CH.back Campaign. They’ve done a [...]

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May 25, 2012  |  No Comments

Never Stop Learning

What are you doing this summer? In the past few months this question has been [...]

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May 18, 2012  |  No Comments

2011 Annual Report

Check out our 2011 Annual Report for stories, statistics, highlights, photos and financials from the [...]

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May 3, 2012  |  No Comments

Introducing Kabasegwa

Today marks the start of the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kabasegwa (#14!), supported by [...]

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April 30, 2012  |  No Comments

Teacher housing, latrines,...

Downtime is hard to come by for our team in Uganda. With latrine construction and [...]

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April 27, 2012  |  No Comments

Hope Biked to Uganda!

On Friday, April 20th, the Building Tomorrow chapter at Hope College in Holland, MI Biked [...]

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April 25, 2012  |  1 Comment

Reflections on CGI-U

Liz Braden, my chapter advisor, sent me an e-mail asking if I wanted to spend [...]

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April 12, 2012  |  No Comments

Building Tomorrow chapter...

written by: Callie Cox l Staff Writer | Doane Line
Passion drives him to help women [...]

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April 9, 2012  |  No Comments

Pay it Forward

A couple times each week, I field a phone call from our Country Director in [...]

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April 6, 2012  |  No Comments

Students bike to raise...

originally in the Indiana Daily Student
written by Michael Majchrowicz
photo credit: Chet Strange, Indiana Daily Student

During [...]

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March 15, 2012  |  No Comments

Health & Education

“The best way to cyclically improve health is by giving children an education.”
We’ve always been [...]

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March 13, 2012  |  1 Comment

Service Learning at Mercer

“I want to experience the kind of happiness that comes from helping someone and getting [...]

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March 6, 2012  |  1 Comment

Dream big!

A couple of weeks ago we got an email, completely out of the blue, from [...]

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February 22, 2012  |  No Comments

Organization raising money to...

By John Roberts, Newspage Editor & Erikah Haavie, Contributing Writer
Furman University Campus News
7,613 miles: The [...]

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February 17, 2012  |  1 Comment

Patrick

Got an email this week that made our day. Seriously. Here’s the gist:
It was from [...]

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February 16, 2012  |  No Comments

The Importance of Building...

-Hayley Swindell
The Odyssey Online – Texas – Kappa Kappa Gamma
A reoccurring problem that our world [...]

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January 30, 2012  |  No Comments

#OneDaysEducation

Last week, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown released a report saying “the world is [...]

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January 27, 2012  |  No Comments

Bubeezi is open!

The Building Tomorrow Academy of Bubeezi, supported by The Engage Network, officially opened this morning. [...]

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January 24, 2012  |  1 Comment

Shotgun

Chances are, you don’t remember the first time you rode in a car. In fact, [...]

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January 10, 2012  |  No Comments

The Hip Humanitarian Project...

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