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 […]

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.

2013 Fall Speaking Tour

Geoff Morgan travels the world to share BuildWoW’s story.

Back to school

Our founder, Geoff Morgan, reflects on the back to school season. Reading the newspaper this morning over a fresh cup of coffee a glossy “Back to School” flyer catches my attention. As a child these advertisements evoked feelings of dread and despair as their appearance meant that my carefree summer would soon be coming to […]

BuildWoW goes to camp!

Earlier this month, Building Walls of Wisdom was invited to a leadership camp in Ontario, Canada to speak to a great group of teenagers. Camp Quality New Heights is a camp that hosts teens that have cancer, are in remission, or have a sibling that has any form of the disease. Our Executive Director, Russ, […]

BuildWoW featured by the Telfer School of Management

Our Executive Director, Russ, was recently featured in an article by his alma mater – The University of Ottawa Telfer School of Management. Russ completed his undergraduate honours degree in Marketing way back in 2005. We are happy that the Telfer School of Management was willing to share our story with their alumni community! Click […]

BuildWoW featured in The International Educator

Building Walls of Wisdom was recently featured in The International Educator; a periodical to speaks to a vast community of educators around the world. Special thanks goes to our very own Dave Young for both writing and submitting the article! Simply click the image below to enlarge.

Visiting Ghana

The Building Walls of Wisdom Executive Director, Russ Morgan, recently took a trip to Africa to visit all of our active projects there. Below is his reflection on his trip to Ghana and the communities that we are involved with. This past November, I had the opportunity to visit Building Walls of Wisdom projects in […]

City School meets BuildWoW

On November 2nd, Building Walls of Wisdom was invited to speak to the students at City School in Toronto. We shared with the students how living in developing countries differs to first World cities, like Toronto. Examples of disparity between the first and 3rd world were presented; for example, Canada has a clean, household water […]