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Phone: 317.632.3545
407 North Fulton Street
% George Srour

Indianapolis
Indiana 46202
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Direct beneficiaries per year: • Today, seven BT academies are open, serving roughly 1,500 children each day. Locations of open BT academies include: Meeting Point Kampala and the BT academies of Lutisi, Buwasa, Kiyamba, Gita, Sentigi, and Jomba.
• BT will break ground on its 15th academy by the end of 2011.
• Nearly 90% of students at the BT Academy of Lutisi who sat for their Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) in 2010 passed. Ten students were subsequently enrolled in secondary school

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: "Bike to Uganda!" (visit our website to find out more)

Geographic areas served: Uganda

Mission:
Building Tomorrow envisions a world where every child with a desire to learn has a safe, permanent and local place to do so. Working towards this goal, Building Tomorrow empowers young people to invest their resources, time and talents in providing students in East Africa with access to an education.
Results:
Through June 2013, BT has raised over $1.2 million USD in support of its work in Uganda, breaking ground on its sixteenth primary-level academy. By partnering with the Clinton Global Initiative, we are aiming to break ground on our 60th school by the end of 2016.

BT has received recognition as an up-and-coming social change org. by Echoing Green and the Waldzell Institute of Austria.

BT’s work has been featured in The Huffington Post (USA), The Indianapolis Star (USA), Indianapolis Monthly (USA), The Daily Monitor (UG), The New Vision (UG), multiple university publications and a variety of blogs and online magazines. George Srour, founder of BT, was listed in Forbes' "30 Under 30" for Social Entrepreneurship in 2012.

"I wouldn't have thought to do it, but Building Tomorrow did, and the world is better for it." -President Bill Clinton today in NYC on the Building Tomorrow model.

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05/20/11
I am a firm believer that "knowledge is power", and Building Tomorrow is actively empowering the world's underserved young people by building schools and providing them access to an education that otherwise they would not have. But what I like most is that their work does not only benefit the ... more »
05/19/11
There are many ways that students and people of all ages can get involved with Building Tomorrow. I have participated in several BT fundraisers, particularly their Bike to Uganda, and the excitement and dedication of students helping students is inspiring. The BT word deserves to be spread... more »
05/19/11
Building Tomorrow has a bold mission that is allowing students in Uganda and in the States to find their voices and use them for change. The most powerful part of this organization is the bold faith they have in youth overcoming the challenges of today for the benefit of tomorrow. Anyone is ... more »
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