Jewels for Schools

Thank you, Zeina Moussa, for sponsoring yet another amazing jewelry event! Over 30 customers attend this annual jewelry sale in Abu Dhabi, which featured several local artisans. Eman Shawkat gave a percentage of her sales and donated a piece that was sold with all funds going to BuildWoW. Sarah Sjostrand from Sno of Sweden did […]

BuildWOW’s 100 Champions Fulfill Dreams in Nicaragua

In January 2015 Building Walls of Wisdom launched its first 100 Champions of Change Campaign. We invited 100 people to join us in transforming the lives of 200 children in the small community of Arenera, Nicaragua by committing to a $200 hundred-dollar donation. We were thrilled by the response as people from all over the […]

Bringing friends together to celebrate an amazing career!

How do you bring friends together to say thanks to someone who literally has everything and has friends all over the world? This was the challenge for the American International School of Kuwait when their beloved Superintendent Russ McLean retired in Spring 2015. Thanks to the efforts of his administrative secretary, Tammy Asad, there was […]

Tawfikiya is now renovated!

This project was completed way back in April 2014, so needless to say, this update is long overdue! We’re happy to share some photos from the our completed project in the community of Towfikia in Northern Ghana. This community now has a completed pavilion, some new desks, and a new roof for their existing school […]

Yapala now has latrines!

We’re really excited about toilets today! We are proud to announce that our largest school built to date, now has latrines for the students and faculty to use. As you may know, latrines are a critical component to any community as they help with general sanitation, preventing contamination of local water supplies, and they play […]

Abu Dhabi Ultimate Tournament ’15

Another year, another great tournament to raise funds for BuildWoW! The ultimate players of Abu Dhabi have been long standing supporters of BuildWOW. This year’s Abu Ultimate Tournament brought together approximately 70 ultimate players. In the “spirit of the game” the participants had a phenomenal time playing and raising money for a great cause. Despite […]

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 […]