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Nobelity Project

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PO Box 161925 Austin TX 78733 USA


In Kenya, Latin America and the U.S., our education and film partnerships build critical school infrastructure, support literacy and scholarship, and promote conservation and community service. Together we are bridging the gaps to help these communities shape a brighter future for their children and children everywhere. The Nobelity Project : Inspiring Stories, Inspired Actions


3 feature documentaries, 50 short films, over 30 community school projects in Kenya, and countless screenings of our films in US schools. Our goals for 2015 include 10 new preschools for Kenyan communities, sponsoring Kenya students to attend college, support of literacy learning in Roatan Honduras, 50,000 trees planted in fire-ravaged areas of Texas and deforested lands in Kenya, providing free service learning opportunities and lesson plans for teachers , and many more chances to tell the stories of people around the world doing good work.

Target demographics:

partner communities carry out innovative solutions to local challenges, and to share their inspiring stories.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

over 30 community partners impacting thousands of young people and their families

Geographic areas served:

Kenya, Honduras, Mexico, Ecuador, Nepal and the US


Nobelity In Action--supporting environmental, health, and education initiatives helping communities bridge the gap in funding and implementation. Nobelity In Schools--engaging US students in issues that effect their futures and providing service opportunities that prove the local acts have global impacts. Nobelity On Screen--producing short and feature length documentary films that raise people's awareness on these issues and move them to action.

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Dear Friend,

On April 14th, 2014, two years ago, over 276 school girls were
kidnapped from their dormitory by the terrorist group Boko Haram.
These girls were studying for their exams and in the middle of the
night armed men ripped them from their beds, and most of these girls
are predominantly Christians in northern Nigeria.

Educated girls will save the world and now we must save them. The
future of Nigeria and the world depends on the rescue of all of these
girls and the stabilization of the country.

It is unconscionable for World leaders to be silent any longer. We
want you to demand that the Nigerian Government take action and rescue
the Chibok girls from the hands of these dreaded terrorist group.

The government of the day is currently doing nothing about saving these girls.

We urgently need your contributions, donations, support, efforts and
actions to speed up our effort to rescue and save these 276 girls NOW.
No amount of assistance, donation,support and effort is too small at this point in need to rescue our girls.

Hadiza Bala Usman
Coordinator Bring Back Our Girls

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The Nobelity Project is a great way to get involved in supporting Education for All!!

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I have been involved with Nobelity Project as a volunteer and board member for over five years. All of my experiences with them have been extraordinary. The imagination, determination and hard work of the two founders is exceptional. The organization exceed in stewardship of funds, partnerships and community involvement.

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The Nobelity Project is a great local organization with a strong following in Austin, but has a surprisingly broad reach. While their focus is on education, I think part of the appeal for supporters is the variation of programs in Kenya, Mexico, Honduras and here in the US. Whether you want to help provide access to clean water, help students succeed around the globe, or focus on conservation efforts - there's a NOBEL cause to get behind ;p
They work hard, throw really fun events and heed most any proposition that comes their way so long as it fits within their mission of bridging gaps towards a greater good. The folks at Nobelity prove local acts can have a global impact! It's amazing what one little nonprofit can do.

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6 people found this review helpful

I've actually heard directly from some of the people affected by the work they do in Kenya and they could not be more positive about the efforts of The Nobelity Project. That led to me becoming a donor and recently I helped them raise money for their Bikes and Books project by riding almost 750 miles across Texas. Very impressive organization

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3 people found this review helpful

Watching Nobelity grow from the roots up made a big impression on me - Austinites choosing a cause, one worlds away, finding their path, and succeeding in making an impact. Thank you, Nobelity, for inspiring a young volunteer.

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4 people found this review helpful

As a Gen Y type, it is great to find an organization that addresses important issues in a way that is relevant and applicable. Powerful film coverage brings these topics into clear focus and makes it easier to understand the human stories involved.

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4 people found this review helpful

We used The Nobelity Project film and educational materials while I was in model UN in high school. It gave us great context to discuss issues that effect us as a global population. I love that they are telling positive stories about meeting the challenges that face us all. It gives me hope.

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It has been wonderful to watch the Nobelity Project grow over the years from Turk Pipkin's film Nobelity where he interviewed Nobel Prize winners to becoming hands on by building Mihaga Hope the first secondary school in a remote area of Kenya. Students who would never have had the chance are now attending college. The Nobelity Project has now helped many communities in Kenya build a school and the water systems necessary to support a school. Great work!

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The Nobelity Project is making a positive change globally and in the Austin area. Working for children in other areas of the world is creating positive change and connecting people in a deep, meaningful way. Their educational outreach program is incredible. Students in the US learn about social action and global competencies and participate in service lhttp://greatnonprofits.org/organizations/reviews/nobelity-project/#r_id-229698--user_id-293347earning. The students are able to understand and act on global issues.

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