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April 3, 2017

Action for Education's second service trip went to Honduras in March, with volunteers coming from Tufts University. After a great week in Santa Barbara, Honduras, our AcE team served 1,133 patients in just 5 days of our medical clinic! A huge thank you to our whole team of students, medical professi...

In 2015, Action for Education founded the C.E.B. Juan Orlando Hernandez School to address a desperate need for primary education in one of Latin America’s most violent cities.  Sandwiched between two overcrowded school districts, each totaling over 1,300 students, children in this area of the city w...

August 14, 2016

The final count is in... over just two weeks (about 8 days of clinic), AcE's first service trip treated 2,311 patients and filled 7,245 prescriptions!! From setting up our clinic in a government center in Corquin Copan, to traveling up mountains to nearby schools in local villages, to even handing o...

June 19, 2016

On June 11th, we held our very first fundraiser for Trinidad School of Nursing! One of our volunteers from Tufts University, Zoe Foglizzo, worked tirelessly to make sure the event was a huge success. We'd like to say a big thanks to all of the great bands who played our show, including Forth Wandere...

June 19, 2016

We have very exciting news!

Trinidad School of Nursing, led by Marianna Marques and Mia Ellis has recently merged with Action for Education. Though this project has been supported by AcE since its inception, it is now an official project of the organization. We're so excited to move forward with this...

May 26, 2016

One of our project leaders, Marianna Marques, is currently in Trinidad meeting with community members, performing a needs assessment, and meeting with potential students and other key stakeholders. Early reports are that demand for the school is very high and people are incredibly excited! We are al...

May 18, 2016

Zoe Foglizzo has been working hard to arrange a great fundraiser for our project Trinidad School of Nursing.

This will be a really fun time for people to catch up and enjoy some good music on a summer afternoon.  It will take place on June 11th in Montclair, NJ, and feature several Montclair-based ar...

April 23, 2016

The Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) is a network of over 5,500 college students who are developing innovative solutions to pressing global issues. CGI U hosts an annual meeting for students to cultivate their ideas, gain valuable skills, make important connections, and learn from some o...

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