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SchoolBOX Inc

Jonathan Tam
Executive Director
SchoolBOX Inc

73 Mill Street, PO BOX 201
Almonte, ON
Canada K0A1A0

TEL: 6138698185

E-mail: info@schoolbox.ca

Vcard: import to my address book

Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years)

SchoolBOX is an Almonte and Ottawa based charity that is 'Making Education Possible for the children of Nicaragua and around the world.

SchoolBOX's mission is to see all children around the world graduating from primary school and have the opportunity to further their education and break the cycle of poverty.

We work with our legions of volunteers to build classrooms, distribute school supplies and deliver libraries in Nicaragua, and work with Indigenous communities in Canada to fill the educational infrastructure gaps that exist.

We have built 110+ classrooms, distributed over 145K educational packages and installed over 80 libraries since we began operations in 2006.


Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: SchoolBOX Inc
The SchoolBOX Volunteer Experience consists of a10-day group trip to Nicaragua to help construct a school or classroom. We organize private transportation, accommodations, food and clean water, in-country guides, translation, safety and orientation from start to finish.


10 days


$1500 USD


School building project and cross-cultural experience
Private in-country transportation
9 nights shared accommodation at hotels
Meals + purified water on the worksite
Recreational excursions + cultural activities
24/7 bilingual guides, translation + first aid

Each volunteer must raise an additional $500 CAD that goes directly to SchoolBOX projects.


Work is based on your ability, but you could be digging foundations, mixing cement, painting classrooms or helping make wire columns.
Play with kids and encourage students to dream.
Learn about Nicaraguan history and culture, the importance of education to defeat poverty, and pick up some Spanish along the way.
Explore the beautiful country of Nicaragua.
Location: SchoolBOX Inc
73 Mill St.
PO Box 201
Almonte, Ontario
Canada, K0A 1A0
Deadline: May 15, 2020