Gabriela Tabora has a new school!

We’re delighted to announce our 6th school building project in Nicaragua is now complete! Thanks to your help, the Gabriela Tabora School was recently inaugurated. The students, teachers and parents were so excited as they streamed into the new school for the first time. They were happy as the new 2-classroom pavilion was finished in time […]

The new Los Laurels school is here!

We couldn’t be more excited to announce that our 5th classroom in Nicaragua is now constructed and open for business! The students of the Los Laurels community have, over the last 6 years, attended class in four different temporary structures. While these structures weren’t ideal for learning, the community made-do as they recognize the importance […]

[Video Update] Gabriela Tabora School

See the current conditions and meet some of the children of the Gabriela Tabora School in Nicaragua. We are currently working to fund this build and welcome contributions of all sizes!

[Video Update] Los Laureles 40% Constructed!

With construction well underway, we wanted to share this update for the new Los Laureles school currently being built. Thanks to everyone who came together to help bring a new school to this community in need.

What can happen in a decade?

I’m sure by now you’ve come across at least a couple of friends that have posted a 10-year-old photo and commented on how much they’ve changed over the years. We thought, given that this year will mark our 10th anniversary, that we’d share what’s changed globally when it comes to extreme poverty. Spoiler alert – we’re […]

[Video Update] Los Laureles

As we find ourselves in the midst of the holiday season, many people around the world reflect upon what they are greatful for. At Building Walls of Wisdom, we’re grateful for all of those who came together to fund a school for a community in need. Despite the political challenges Nicaragua is having, we’re happy to […]

Back to School 2018

A step closer to a dream coming true. A year ago, we shared the story of Gema Picado. Her dream was to bring the community of Las Noventas a new school to give all the children in the area with access to education. We are happy to say that, earlier this year we reached our fundraising goal, bringing us […]

Manguli is now fully renovated!

Through your help, we’ve managed to transform the school block at Manguli Primary. The school is now completely safe and children are, once again, attending class regularly. None of this would have been possible without our spectacular BuildWoW community – thank you to everyone who contributed. You can view the finished project below or view […]

Kpanduli now has a 2-classroom pavilion!

We are happy to report that construction has been completed in Kpanduli, Ghana! During the construction of this project the community opted to build a two-class pavilion (versus a single school house) to benefit up to 100 students. We are delighted that so many kindergarten students are now attending class in this new structure. Thanks […]

Construction is underway in Kpanduli!

We are happy to report that construction is underway for the new kindergarten classroom in the community of Kpanduli in northern Ghana. We expect construction to be completed and students to start using the building within the next month. Until then, please enjoy a video and some pictures of the community and construction. Thanks again […]