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Phone: 4152989570
1402 Campus Drive
Berkeley
California 94708
USA
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Target demographics: Developing world communities where individuals earn less than $2 per day.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 10,000

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Organize photos on our site, write a compelling blog about recent on the ground developments, share our Facebook page,

Geographic areas served: Africa, Southeast Asia, Central America

Mission:
Groundwork Opportunities (GO for short) operates off a simple maxim: The Power of Their Ideas and Our Support. We empower local visionaries and entrepreneurs to engage their communities and design sustainable futures to end poverty.
Results:
Started in 2008 with $2,000 investment and raised $650,000 YTD in 2011. Started 10 projects in 7 countries that currently impact 1,000 people per day. We currently support 3 schools, 2 medical centers, and numerous rural agriculture projects that are self-sustaining.

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03/18/13
I have been involved with GO almost since its inception and I partnered with GO on a project in Rwanda which they took on when I was unable to do so myself due to health reasons. GO has provided the type of sustainable support to the people of Rwanda and elsewhere in Africa that ensures that those ... more »
11/19/12
Groundwork Opportunities helps me believe in my heart that positive change is possible. GO is truly an organization that is involved on levels that are both strategic and compassionate- both are crucial in building and maintaining a successful partnership. It amazes me how hands on GO is with ... more »
11/18/12
What makes GO different than most organizations, is that it provides a platform for anyone to make a difference. They empower their community to create change, which is contagious & has the power to grow beyond all expectations. Because of their ability to collaborate they have found some of the ... more »
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