2015 GiveCamp Projects
The purpose of Libraries of Love is to partner with Africans to create libraries in individual schools. Through reading students will develop a love or literature, as well as strengthen their knowledge in each curriculum subject area. Lifelong readers become lifelong learners. Therefore, the libraries will serve as bridges to a better future for the children of Uganda.
Mission Statement: KnockOutVolleyball, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit created in order to serve as an outreach program to provide access to individuals with limited financial means that would otherwise exclude them from participating in competitive club volleyball outside of the school day, establishing an atmosphere where all players and family members feel a sense of belonging.
The Grief to Peace project is dedicated to promote hope for our service members, veterans, and their families that have suffered visible or invisible injuries of war, as well as for any adult or child experiencing the devastating loss of a loved one.
Girlstart’s mission is to increase girls’ interest and engagement in STEM through innovative, nationally-recognized informal STEM education programs. By empowering more girls to continue STEM studies, we can help address our nation’s STEM workforce inequities and impact innovation and economic development in America and across the globe. To accomplish its mission, Girlstart develops and implements a range of innovative, research- and standards-based education programs designed to promote girls’ early engagement and academic success in STEM, encourage girls' aspirations and persistence in STEM education and careers, and incubate a talented and diverse STEM workforce. Girlstart aspires to be the national leader in designing and implementing innovative, high quality informal STEM education programs that inspire girls to transform our world.
Dance Another World is an English language immersion program taught through dance. Serving non-native English speaking girls from lower-socioeconomic areas, Dance Another World is offered as an after-school program in the Austin Independent School District and works with programs like Girls Empowerment Network, Safeplace, Refugee Services of Texas and other great local organizations.
Our mission is to lift working adults out of poverty and into living wage careers through education.
There are a variety of issues that they have with the current site and essentially want us to go down the list until we run out of time. They are listed in order of preference, but would need to work with the stakeholder during the weekend to ensure they get the most bang for the time.