BUILDING TOMORROW INC Overview
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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
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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