Before photos from Arenera

Here are some of the current photos from the Arenera School in western Nicaragua. To learn more about this community, please visit our project page.

Ascencion Oviedo School is Complete!

We are proud to announce the completion of our Ascencion Oviedo project! In the place of a makeshift structure built of scrap metal and wood, stands a brand new classroom! The community gathered to celebrate the new school and we are happy to share some of the photos with our contributors & the BuildWoW community!

Ultimate Frisbee Tournament for BuildWoW

Long time BuildWOW supporters Jared Rogers, the American Community School in Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Ultimate Association organized an all-day Ultimate Frisbee tournament this month in which 100% of the donations went to support Building Walls of Wisdom. With participants from all over the Middle East this annual tournament has been a huge support […]

BuildWOW 2014 Fall Speaking Tour

Geoff had a busy few months this fall sharing the story of Building Walls of Wisdom and inspiring audiences around the world. He had the opportunity to speak at a number of schools in Canada and Asia including; his very own grade school St. Paul’s, Georgian College (our first college visit), and the Singapore American […]

BuildWoW featured in The National

The National newspaper in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) wrote a great article this month featuring Building Walls of Wisdom and the support our organization has received from a very dedicated school community in the UAE. To read more here.

Update for Ascencion Oviedo School, Nicaragua

We are happy to announce that the classroom is about 65% done! It is expected that the classroom will be complete in the next month. Extreme rain has delayed construction by a few days, which just shows how important this closed-in classroom really is for these students! Parents and children alike have been eager to […]

Send us your address!

As a small sign of deep appreciation, next month we are going to be sending a little something to everyone in the Building Walls of Wisdom community. In order to do that, we need to know where you live. Please complete the form below & watch your mail box in November. As always, your information […]

Jardines de Apoyo School Complete!

We are thrilled to announce the completion of the Jardines de Apoyo School in Masaya (Nicaragua). The inauguration was held in early July, with over 300 people attending the ceremony. The community members were so appreciative of the support received that they even organized a band, and parade to celebrate the opening of the new […]

If poverty exists, play volleyball.

Back an April, a group of people in Canada took to the volleyball court to raise money and awareness for Building Walls of Wisdom. Organized by Kim Idiens, this tournament held in Toronto was a huge success!! Thanks to Kim, everyone who helped organize the event, and all of the participants of this great tourney!!

Bangkok for BuildWoW

Last month, long-time BuildWoW ambassador David Young, had the privilege of meeting up with two outstanding Grade 7 students Nop P. and Land T. They are the founding members of the International School of Bangkok BuilWoW club. Comprised of 20 members, all middle school students, Nop told David the idea of the club came about […]