Interested in international service ?
Thanks to everyone who donated to our very successful 2015 PWOB auction! Your generous donations enable us to continue working with our partner organizations in Belize, Nicaragua and Zambia.
We are off to Zambia the week of July 29! Please follow us on our travel blog!
PWOB's story began in December 2007 when a group of Seattle University Facility employees were asked to assist on a service project in Nicaragua. Along with SU students, they re-graded an elementary school's front courtyard which was repeatedly flooding, The concept was simple: connect students with high aspirations for service work with skilled trades people (plumbers, electricians, engineers, etc.) to complete small, but substantial, projects for people in need. Since then the same group of SU employees have taken over 30 students to serve on projects such as:
We have a number of projects coming up in 2015, including:
Our model works, is sustainable, and teaches students how to reach beyond their boundaries by connecting their minds to what matters. Please explore our website and read our blog to learn more and support PWOB Seattle University.
Cal Ihler, Mike Mullen, Dawn Madore
Empowering students to serve and lead sustainable service projects that help people in need.