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The Assisting Entrepreneurial Schools web site has been prepared by Openworld, Inc. as resource for communities to explore new market-sensitive learning initiatives.  It intends to offer a forum for peer-to- peer exchanges by learning entrepreneurs and thought leaders.

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Apply for "Seeds of Change" Microvouchers

Openworld is offering 500 microscholarships in coming months to fund digital "work-study" projects by students at entrepreneurial schools for the poor to create video clips on opportunities for sustainability. The initiative is funded by recent grants from John C. Whitehead, former coChairman of Goldman Sachs, Jack Pearce, and the Explorers Foundation. Explore the new Seeds of Change challenge offer and apply for the Seeds of Change resources.

How to Contribute to AES

Openworld welcomes your help in assisting grassroots schools in impoverished communities.  

Supporters interested in making tax-deductible contributions to the Assisting Entrepreneurial Schools and "Seeds of Change" initiatives can do so through the Explorers Foundation
(tel: +1 303-744-1855).

Profiles of "Grassroots-up" Change

  • Closeup: Horizon Lanka Academy (Sri Lanka)

    Horizon Lanka has gained recognition as a world-class entrepreneurial school, providing hundreds of students in a poor farming community in Sri Lanka with language, business, and technical skills of value in local and global markets.  More...

  • Closeup: eCenter Microvouchers (Kyrgyzstan)

    In Kyrgyzstan, entrepreneurially-run Internet Centers have become nodes for online learning in rural communities, with close to 10,000 Kyrgyz students and jobseekers taking advantage of "microvouchers" for Internet skills development and for onsite and online courses.  More...