My Corporate Service Trip with School the World. Victoria Stephens, Flywire I stepped out of the van and stood in the warm Guatemalan sun as I waited to enter the local school in the rural community of Chuchún… I could hear the upbeat sound of marimba music and children laughing as the group and I … More My Corporate Service Trip; Transforming Lives Beyond the Office.
Meet Cynthia! Returning World Changer, and hear how her 2nd trip to Guatemala showed her the Power of Kindness. … More The Power of Kindness
Kate Curran joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs in New England region. The spirit of entrepreneurship is alive and kicking in New England — and we couldn’t be happier to be a part of all the action! Kate Curran, CEO & Founder of School the World was recently announced as a finalist in the Entrepreneur Of … More EY Announces Kate Curran of School the World Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in New England!
Kelsey Rondini, July 2018 World Changer, Needham High School My trips with School the World have been two of the most powerful and transformative weeks of my life. In April 2017, I traveled to a part of the world I had never seen, was surrounded by a language I had never spoken, learned about a culture I … More The Value of Returning by Kelsey Rondini
Written by: Beaujena Stoyancheva, Winchester High School This past February break was my second Guatemalan service trip with School the World. Over the course of that week, in addition to my time spent one year prior, I learned more about the world–and myself– than I ever could have imagined. To me, education means an opportunity … More A True Learning Experience
Written by: Tatiana Agostino, Needham High School I have always wanted to change the world in my own way, I just never anticipated that making a difference would be so much fun. This year, I spent my February school vacation with School the World, forever changing the lives of Guatemalan children. The way in which … More The Trip That Changed My Life!
Over February vacation, School the World gave me the unforgettable opportunity to visit the community of Capuchinas in Guatemala. As we departed Logan International Airport in Boston on an early Saturday morning, I looked forward to painting classrooms and building a playground for the kids in Capuchinas. However, after spending just a week in Guatemala, … More A Short Trip with Long-Lasting Memories by Cynthia Chang
With each new year of service comes an excitement for new experiences and an eagerness to welcome new students to our mission, but it is also an opportunity to shine a light on the sustained engagement of our World Changers. An inspiration to all, these individuals have devoted their school vacations to giving back through … More Kicking Off Our First Service Trip Of 2018 With Some Inspiring Reflections From Our Returning World Changers
Kate, Founder of School the World, happens to be my aunt. That doesn’t mean that my participation with School the World (STW) was built into my trajectory due to family ties. Although I was intrigued about School the World’s work at a young age through my discussions with Kate, in all honesty I wanted to … More From family, to service, to the future
Last fall, the 16 students of Washington Elementary School’s Student Council in Wyckoff, New Jersey had a decision to make. They were picking a charitable organization to fundraise for during the 2016-2017 school year. We were so lucky that they chose School the World! After seeing our video online of Jilario’s journey to school, the … More Students in NJ are helping change lives!