Good Food, Positive Change, Long Friendships: The Buenos Aires Cafe and Paola Smith

Trisha Blake Real Life Story, Supporter, Testimonial, Volunteer Leave a Comment

From hosting events, to fundraising, to donating time and resources, Paola Guerrero Smith, long-time friend of PSH director Tab Barker and owner of Buenos Aires Café, has continuously and generously supported Project Schoolhouse for more than a decade. It is because of extraordinary people like her that Project School House has been able to achieve extraordinary results. This is the …

Tacos and the Secret Sauce of Collaboration, Mando Rayo

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Mando Rayo is a self-described grassroots cocinero, Taco Journalist, and author of Tacos of Texas. He’s been helping Project Schoolhouse for several years, cooking up delicious tacos for some of our most treasured supporters (those who give time, talent, and treasure).  We treasure his support and are in awe of his dedication to his craft and willingness to chart a unique …

Black Tooth Brewing Company: Can Beer Save the World?

Derek Hansen Interviews, News, Real Life Story, Supporter Leave a Comment

But really – can beer save the world? To tackle this question we spoke with Jesse Woods, General Manager of the Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan, Wyoming. Pioneers of Sheridan’s first modern-day microbrewery, Black Tooth wants to put Wyoming on the national craft beer map. Along the way they have committed to investing back into the local community, supporting …

Partnership Increases Impact: Project Schoolhouse, Financial Freedom Foundation Form Global Alliance

Derek Hansen Education, Interviews, News, Real Life Story, Supporter Leave a Comment

Over the past several months Project Schoolhouse (PSH) has been developing a partnership with the Financial Freedom Foundation (FFF), a group based out of Melbourne, Australia. FFF has helped renovate and expand the PSH office in Río Blanco, improving accommodations for students traveling for “el Sabatino” (Saturday high school). They also donated laptops for a pilot program at the Escuela …

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Alpha Phi Omega – Tau: Students Transformed Through Service

Derek Hansen Education, Interviews, News, Real Life Story, Supporter, Testimonial Leave a Comment

When a group of strangers offers to raise money for your organization, the obvious answer is yes. When they are students from a fraternity — “millennials”, some would say dismissively — and they send you $4,500, you start asking questions. Soon you discover that the co-ed “brothers” of Alpha Phi Omega (APO) are not your typical college kids. They are …

Partner Spotlight: Books Covered by CoLibrì Systems North America

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What better charter sponsor for Project Schoolhouse than a company committed to extending the life of books? CoLibrì Systems is helping protect one of our Nicaraguan communities’ most precious learning resources. “Our schools are in remote villages with minimal government support. Even a small library is a luxury. Having CoLibrì there to cover our books means that what we’ve started …

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Partner Spotlight: Third Coast Coffee

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Direct. Transparent. Fair. Three words general manager and roaster Tom Novak uses to describe Third Coast Coffee. We’ll take the liberty of adding a fourth: delicious. This is small-batch roa­sting at its finest. Third Coast Coffee, Austin’s hometown roasters, remains committed to providing high quality beans at a fair price, while trading directly with organic farm co-ops around the world. …