They empower U.S. urban youth to transform their neighborhoods and the world through intensive community service. Globally, they are constructing a new school every three days in some of the economically poorest countries around the world.
The buildOn movement is made up of passionate people from all walks of life who are committed to the belief that service and education can end poverty in the world.
With support they are breaking the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service learning programs in many of America’s most under-resourced high schools and by building schools in some of the world’s poorest villages.
What They Do
buildOn’s mission is to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education.
They are breaking the cycle every day through service learning programs in some of the nation’s toughest high schools and by building schools in some of the world’s poorest countries.
Where They Work
Their unique service model focuses on education both within the U.S. and internationally.