Children's Global Alliance
Rating: 5 stars 22 reviews
Issues: Human Services
Location: 2121 N. Frontage Rd. #176 Vail CO 81657 USA
Target demographics: American teenagers connect with children living in poverty around the world.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 327
Geographic areas served: United states, Cambodia, Tanzania, Nicaragua
Programs: Service learning travel opportunities to an orphanage in Cambodia, a school for children with special needs in Nicaragua and a school and orphanage in Tanzania. We provide this experience for students ages 12-16 from the United States. We are based out of Vail, Colorado. We want to help create global-minded future leaders. We focus on promoting character and integrity among teenagers. Our students commit to a seven month long process where they study the language, history, politics, religion and traditions of each country. They commit to fundraising to offset the costs of their trip and must submit a fundraising plan upon applying to be considered. They must also commit to a behavioral contract and volunteer a set number of hours within their own communities.
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My daughter Meaghan has been blessed to participate with CGA for the last 2 years. She has taught me so much about focus, determination, work, but most of all unconditional love!!!! She cleaned, tutored, built, played, and gave!!! Meaghan loved the work she did, and the children she met. They will always be in Meaghan's heart.
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