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At Schools for the Children of the World, we create opportunity in underdeveloped countries through the construction of quality schools.

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Our Mission

SCW’s mission is to work in partnership with the private, public, and non-profit sectors at local, national, and international levels to create quality learning environments in developing countries.

Featured Project:

Basile Moreau

Basile Moreau is a highly respected school, located in the slum neighborhood of Carrefour in Port au Prince, Haiti. The original three-story building completely collapsed in the 2010 earthquake. The new building is designed to be earthquake and hurricane resistant. Because it is a faith-based school with limited...

See Our Work

To date, we have completed the building and renovation of more than 125 schools. SCW currently operates in three regions around the world. Central America, Africa, and the Caribbean.

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SCW United States

1997

SCW USA is committed to providing educational opportunity in underdeveloped countries with quality school facilities by working in partnership with the private, public, and non-profit sectors.

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SCW Canada

2005

Run solely by Canadian volunteers, SCW Canada's mission is to empower children and their communities in developing countries through the provision of new school facilities and quality education.

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2011

SCW Germany

SCW Germany works with local communities to self-develop quality school facilities with a goal to help community members use the experience to make further improvements to their communities.

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SCW Honduras

2004

SCW Honduras' mission is for the efforts of all SCW organizations to become self-sustatining within Honduras, with a focus on in-country leadership.

Our Clubs & Partners

Schools for the Children of the World works in partnership with these organizations to create quality education in developing countries.

Take a Trip

2018 Trip Dates TBD For:

  • - Spring
  • - Summer
  • - Fall

SCW has trips scheduled throughout the year for volunteers who would like to help us build a school. If you're interested in joining, we encourage you to learn about our trips and how to register.

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Help Fund a Project

Check out our fundraising page to see the groups, families, and individuals who are raising money toward schools and programs in under-served communities. Pick a project to support, share their efforts, or start your own fundraiser!

Start a Fundraiser

Raise money on behalf of SCW. Organize a fundraiser with your organization, church, family, etc., to help raise funds and awareness for our mission.

Volunteer with Us

Travel with us as an individual or group to help us build a school, or volunteer your expertise as a school planner, architect, graphic designer, etc.

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4 weeks ago

Schools for the Children of the World

We have exciting news to share!
SCW recently received a large grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to develop a school facility plan for Haiti's school systems. A team recently traveled to the country's Central Plateau region where they met with a local team to complete an evaluation of 218 private and public schools. Here are some pictures from their trip.
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