a student in Uganda discusses her weather station project with Avenues researcher Austin Volz

Collaboration with Project Hello World

Avenues is collaborating with Project Hello World on a challenge the requires a leap of imagination — can we reach out and work with communities around the world to make learning accessible for the 263 million children who can’t attend school? View a photo journal of Avenues research in Uganda and watch a video introduction.

Project Nibbler illustration

Project Nibbler

A student-supported R&D project to help create a waste-free world. The team has invented a recycling appliance dubbed “Nibbler”, a patent-pending device that transforms household trash into useful products — decreasing reliance on an ineffective recycling system and reducing the carbon footprint of the disposal process. Read more…

The Avenues World School Library

The Avenues World Library is the first effort to rigorously select and make available the 1,000 most important books for children ages 2–18 in eight languages. This collection embodies Avenues’ commitment to nurturing future generations of global leaders and world-wise citizens.

Project Backpack equipment including a solar panel and a tablet, in front of a home

Project Backpack

Through a life-wide learning approach, Project Backpack seeks to engage students and their primary caregivers in learning beyond school walls. We will add to existing interventions in resource-constrained communities by extending learning to homes and neighborhoods with transportable, curated sets of tablets, software, solar chargers, and other tools.