You will be making a huge difference and providing opportunities to create a brighter future for our students and their communities.
We know what you're thinking - "Yeah, but where does the money I donate actually go?"
Our board members all volunteer our time so you're not donating to pay someone's salary. We work from home so we don't have the overhead costs of a big office.
Historically, 97-99% of donations go directly to projects in Ghana and Kenya. Unfortunately, we do have to pay for boring stuff like bookkeeping, taxes and website fees.
If you're ready to donate, scroll down to see all the ways you can help!
The classroom and admin block project is underway! Bet you're wondering how much it costs to build something so important with the crazy economy and inflation. At the current exchange rate, it will cost about $43,000. This is a big project that will change many lives and give young women a future they never even dreamed possible. Click donate below if you want to make a general one-time donation or become a monthly builder!
We are so happy to start phase 2 of Porter's School. The new classroom block will help expand the school through grade 6. The school is providing 25% of the costs to build. That still leaves us with about $16,000 to help fund the project. Please help us change lives in Kykewere!
When we helped fund Mama Yaa's home, we wondered what would happen to the kids when they are out of primary school. In Ghana, they can choose to go to regular secondary school (high school) or go on to receive technical training or very specific training (like sewing). If you think you would like to sponsor one of the children at the home, please email email@example.com. If you would like to donate to the general education sponsorship fund, you can do so through the Give Butter link below.
Check payable to: "Building Blocks in Africa"
Mail to: PO BOX 9176, Salt Lake City, UT 84109
We're able to accept donations in the form of stock through the Depository Trust Company (DTC). For security, settlement, and reduced paperwork, electronic transfer through the DTC is preferred. This can be arranged from most brokerage accounts.
Our brokerage account is through TD Ameritrade, under Building Blocks in Africa. Our account number is #943071063, and our DTC code is 0188.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org in advance so your stock donation can be easily tracked for tax purposes
BBA is a 501c3 tax-exempt charitable organization eligible to receive Matching Gifts. You can provide a 100% match, doubling the value of employee donations.
By contributing to BBA, you will help us to purchase building materials and hire local construction workers.
By donating a portion of your sales to build schools. If you own or manage a restaurant, venue, or store, this is a great option! We will work with you to schedule a BBA day or night at your establishment.
As a cause marketing partner, you will market or promote your involvement and support of BBA. This can include putting up a BBA poster or sign at your front desk or in your shop window. It can also include featuring BBA on your company's website and linking to our donation page.
Building Blocks is looking to build creative partnerships that help us achieve our goal of building more schools in rural parts of Africa.
Please contact us if you or your company are interested in joining this list of generous organizations and individuals.
Your contributions have been tremendous, and we are forever grateful to you!
Host a virtual fundraiser on Facebook and/or Instagram. It's easy! 100% of your donation go directly to Building Blocks in Africa. It doesn't even have to be Birthday.
Ask your friends and family to donate to Building Blocks in Africa in lieu of birthday gifts this year.
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We would love your help spreading the word about our cause. Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Share with your friends. It's that simple.
Interested in helping our cause locally? We would love assistance with local fundraising events! You can host a fundraiser at your school sports game or theater production.
Other ideas: a bake sale, 5k run/walk. The possibilities to help us are endless! Contact us and tell us a little about yourself. We are excited to partner with you!