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We identify high school students with the passion to make a difference and equip them with the knowledge, business tools, and relationships they need to transform their schools and communities—and themselves. LearnServe’s after-school entrepreneurship training and summer international service programs prepare high school students to be social entrepreneurs and global citizens.

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2014 Panels and Venture Fair

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Why Summer Abroad Matters: The 0.25%

October 16, 2014 After reading this summer’s blog posts and talking with our students about how meaningful the experience abroad was for them, I remember how rare this…

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Zambia 2014, Day 13 – “All it takes is one person”

July 15, 2014 Today we left the Greenpop camp site. We left behind some new friends from the South African school, but before we left I had the…

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Zambia 2014, Day 12 – Permaculture

Today at Green Pop I set in the permaculture workshop. I learned a lot about gardening and different animals. I learned that the octopus has…

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