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  • On Tuesday April 28th, 2015, an estimated 150 Georgetown University students participated, volunteered, or came out to cheer on friends in the 1st annual Assists 4 Africa: SBIG Barefoot Soccer Tournament. Teams of 3-4 students played miniature 3v3 barefoot soccer games against each other on Georgetown University's Shaw Field. Domino's and local DC food truck [...] CONTINUE READING
  • May 1, 2015 - Summit, NJ. "The Rite 13" (6th and 7th grade) youth at Calvary Episcopal Church in Summit, New Jersey recently teamed up to collect books for Students Bridging the Information Gap (SBIG) in Ghana. The books collected went to support SBIG in their endeavor to open their 5th computer lab and library [...] CONTINUE READING
  • March 10, 2015 - Summit, NJ. After thorough review of the needs assessment prepared by TechAide, the Board of Directors of SBIG has approved the budget and plans to add an EDULab and library at a fifth school, the Offinso Orphanage school in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The orphanage has about 450 students, including 100 orphans, [...] CONTINUE READING
  • Oct. 28, 2014 – Amherst, MA.  On October 25, the 50 members of the Amherst Men’s lacrosse team  ran up and down the “Seven Sisters,” a mountain range spanning more than 15 miles, consisting of 14 peaks and more than 4000 ft of vertical climb of rocky terrain, along the Holyoke Range in western Massachusetts [...] CONTINUE READING
  • Since 2008, SBIG has raised close to $318,000 from over 100 donors. Virtually every dollar is spent on our missions. Administrative services and supplies are generously donated with cash donations spent only on filing fees and post office box rentals. SBIG remains committed to supporting and sustaining our existing projects, even as we continue to […]

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  • SBIG ANNOUNCES KEY DEVELOPMENTS IN 5TH YEAR  Completes Investment of Approximately $250,000 in Four Computer Labs and Libraries Over Past Five Years Announces Results of ICT Competition Introduces the First SBIG Intern   July 23rd, Accra, Ghana The US-based NGO, Students Bridging the Information Gap (SBIG), announced the completed of its fifth year mission trip […]

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