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In partnership with Dana + Jeff Luxury Homes

In partnership with Dana + Jeff Luxury Homes

  We're pleased to announce a new partnership with DANA + JEFF Luxury Homes!  Through our REACH program, In a Perfect World is helping create educated communities whose young members have the knowledge to change their futures. So far we’ve built 30 schools in...

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Lighting the way

Lighting the way

We know the power of turning this temporary “school” into that permanent one. And we know that young people given a safe and nurturing learning environment can change their communities for generations to come. But in order to succeed at school, other barriers to education must be addressed. A case in point: children who attend school during the day go home unable to study in the evening due to a lack of electricity and light. That’s where MPOWERD comes in.

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IAPW’s 30th School

IAPW’s 30th School

Our founder returned to Malawi with the IAPW team in October 2018 to inaugurate a school, launch community self-reliance initiatives including permaculture, water, solar and sewing, and to break ground on our 30th school. See the highlight reel from her trip. 

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Gifts For Abused Children

Gifts For Abused Children

In a Perfect World's Washington, DC Ambassadors spent time this holiday season shopping for gifts to donate to abused and neglected youth in the DC foster care system.

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for Q

for Q

Overseas, we empower children by building schools in high-poverty rural communities, because I know that illiteracy drives poverty and education empowers children to reach their full potential & secure a brighter future.

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Sewing Workshops for Girls in Malawi

Sewing Workshops for Girls in Malawi

Thank you @kelsydominick for leading this initiative! Read her message below...Do you know what this thing is right here in my hands?..It’s a bird?It’s a plane?.... it’s LITERALLY days of education for girls. Right here in my hands...I just taught a sewing...

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Headmaster in Dwalala Villiage

Headmaster in Dwalala Villiage

Meet the headmaster of our school in the Dwalala village in the Kusungu district. We built the school in 2014 and currently have over 800 students! This trip we added solar panels on the school block, enabling students without electricity at home (which is...

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Lucia Donates Her Birthday

Lucia Donates Her Birthday

This week our pint-sized activists and ambassadors hosted our first birthday party with The Birthday Party Project + Path Partners in Los Angeles. Lucia loved donating her birthday and raising funds so these kids could have their own special...

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Let there be light!

Let there be light!

A student peers in the window of his school funded by In a Perfect World. Why so curious? Well, solar lights were installed today which means electricity for the first time! Let there be light! Thanks to our friends at Empower Projects for making this...

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Lucia’s Backpack Drive

Lucia’s Backpack Drive

In a Perfect World Junior Ambassador, Lucia Bella, held a backpack drive to sponsor backpacks full of school supplies for kids in need. The IAPW team + volunteers hosted 100 children for a build-a-backpack party, where young students shopped for their backpacks + supplies, but also participated in arts enrichments activities.

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Backpacks in DC

Backpacks in DC

Our DC ambassadors and volunteers had an amazing day distributing backpacks and school supplies with Martha Stable. 120 kids are ready to get back to school with their new gear. Thank you to all who contributed!

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Backpacks for LA Mission

Backpacks for LA Mission

Our ambassador Sadie joined us in delivering backpacks to the LA Mission for their annual block party on August 11th. Come on down and join us in supporting their efforts working with the Skid Row community in DTLA! 

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