Archive for May, 2010

Why Support Girls OVER THERE?

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

We’ve had people ask — and you may be wondering too — with all the problems here at home, why is Project OpenBook supporting girls on the other side of the globe? The video above is an awe-inspiring answer to that question.

The Girl Effect is a joint collaboration between the Nike Foundation and the NoVo Foundation. We happen to be supporting girls via Room To Read, but the goal — and the girl effect — is the same.

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End of School?

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

How I wish it were the end of school,
So I could go to the swimming pool.
But I can’t right now; it’s just my first class.
Oh no, I’ve got to get the bathroom pass.

AvrilWritten by Avril Lwin
Susanna PitzerIllustrated by Susanna Pitzer

This illustrated poem was created for Project OpenBook, an experiment in doing good.

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