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We want to support the teachers of the world. Teachers too often are among the most underpaid, undervalued but incalculably important members of our societies. We want to support teachers in both their private and professional endeavors as a way of expressing our terrific appreciation for the work that they do and the near infinite ways they give of themselves to our children.

About us
We are teachers, former teachers, volunteer teachers, current or former students of teachers, or simply, admirers and valuers of teachers. We have in common that every one of us can think of at least one teacher in our lives who profoundly touched us or comforted us or inspired us or otherwise affected the ways our minds were expanded or our hearts nourished. We deeply believe in compassion and sharing and kindness and empathy and community, and we profoundly understand that those qualities don’t evolve automatically in our youth but have to be taught.

Location: Everywhere Where Kids Are Cherished      


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  • Min Kan Village
    Myanmar (Burma)
    Min Kan Village received a loan from Ian to help 44 villagers buy farming inputs, such as seeds and fertilizers, and equipment.
    0% repaid
  • Zee Pin Kan Village
    Myanmar (Burma)
    Zee Pin Kan Village received a loan from Ian to help 92 villagers buy high-quality compost, fertilizer, and pesticides that will boost crop yields.
    0% repaid
  • Isaac
    Isaac received a loan from Ian to buy more wheat flour for making mandazi.
    0% repaid
  • Vebi
    Vebi received a loan from Ian to purchase the building materials for an annex room.
    4% repaid
  • Precious
    Precious received a loan from Ian to buy more clothing to sell.
    0% repaid
  • Yan's Group
    Yan's Group received a loan from Mark to buy fertilizer, seeds and to pay for labor and plowing fees.
    0% repaid
  • Alfredo
    Alfredo received a loan from Stuart to pay for more poultry and feeds for his business.
    26% repaid
  • Ayanda
    South Africa
    Ayanda received a loan from Stuart to pay for one year of tuition fees and living expenses at Maharishi Ezemvelo Rural University (MERU).
    0% repaid
  • Ashoki C Group
    Ashoki C Group received a loan from Ian to invest in her footwear shop.
    22% repaid

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