1,100+ Projects in 27 Countries

World Connect improves the lives of women and children in the developing world by empowering local leaders to drive change in their communities, impacting health, education, economic opportunity and the environment. In the process, we inspire young Americans to think and act globally and philanthropically by engaging them in our partnerships and our projects.

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World Connect worked with women and health workers in three neighboring communities in Senegal to improve the quality of sanitation and hygiene infrastructure, installing 80+ latrines and handwashing areas in households, and launching a women-led soap making business alongside a community health education and handwashing campaign. Watch the video above to learn more about the project from these women themselves, and to learn about their lives and the way they are leading their communities forward.

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Kids Connect US Expansion

World Connect’s Kids Connect program is partnering with more schools, programs, and students every day. From Massachusetts to California, students and teachers are forming Kids Connect clubs, piloting internship programs, brainstorming creative fundraisers to engage their communities, and developing classes inspired by global awareness. These partnerships are stimulated by projects, but driven by engaged and … More

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2015 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

World Connect projects drive greater momentum for communities to organize, collaborate, and create significant positive change. We evaluate each project for its potential to sustain and scale, and cultivate long-term projects and strategies with community-based organizations and grassroots leaders who have a vision for doing even more. … More