extending the reach

Extending the Reach of Individuals Who Commit Themselves to Serving Others

Kristin and other WorldTeach volunteers often wanted to enhance the educational experience for their students by entering school teams in local sports events, taking a field trip or buying art supplies. School administrators were always agreeable, but school funds were not available. Kristin and her WorldTeach colleague at Saint Boniface College (SBC) met this problem by pooling money sent to them by family and friends and helped the school’s Culture Club purchase drums and native dress from local artisans so they could participate in local competitions.

The purpose of Extending the Reach grants is to seed projects which encourage lifelong learning as well as classroom success.

Grant Highlights: WorldTeach volunteers have used foundation grants to: