Home > Take action > Get your school involved


Global Village Connect is a powerful ally in creating meaningful classroom experiences

Create meaningful classroom experiencesWe are helping educators build deep connections between academics and real-world applications for their students.

The development of critical-thinking, problem-solving, leadership, decision-making, collaboration, and communication skills are infused through every aspect of our programs. We provide:


We have a well-developed set of curriculum materials that can enhance writing, storytelling, multicultural studies, economics, geography, and technology components of your existing curriculum — to name a few.
View curriculum samples »

Community connections

We are experts in connecting you with students, families and communities in a developing country in Africa or Central America where needs are great. As your students get to know more about their partner communities, we work closely with you to define projects, set goals, raise funds and carry out the dreams of students on opposite sides of the world. Contact us for more details.

Connecting two schools

The story of Radnor Middle School in Pennsylvania and Buppala Primary School in Uganda illustrates how one very successful project got started and could be applied to your educational setting.

Since 2009, sixth graders at Radnor have  been learning about their pen pals’ lives in a Buppala, a rural village in Uganda. They have become concerned citizens, activists, social entrepreneurs, fundraisers, gardeners and researchers.

“This is the most gratifying work I’ve ever done as a teacher.”
– Jodi Sabra, sixth grade teacher

Meet some of the students involved in the schools’ pen pal program »
Read more about the Radnor-Buppala connection »

A customized plan

Global Village Connect can connect you with a teacher or school director in a developing country and help get the ball rolling. As communication begins to flow, you will see a new generation of global citizens emerge, filled with project ideas or you may choose to extend one of our projects already underway. We are here to help.

We create a customized plan for you based on your schools needs,  number of students participating and involvement.

Here’s what you can expect

  • 3 exchanges of letters, photo swaps and/or Skype calls with a partner school
    (based on Internet availability in your partner village)
  • All lesson plans/materials and fundraising ideas
  • Cost = approximately $15 per student

Getting started

If you are interested in finding out more about how you and your students can participate in a Global Village Connect project, please take a minute to fill out our contact form. Click on the button below.