"GPS has created a classroom that is warm and inviting, created lessons that were thought-provoking and engaging and has helped us create better people and better society."

– Danusri, GPS Student Grade 11

Funded by Village Community Foundation (VCF), the Global Pathways School (GPS) is creating pathways to opportunity for over 500 children and their families living in rural Chettipalayam, India. 

We understand that poverty is a multidimensional issue. Our school gives every child the very best chance to thrive by carefully integrating quality education with healthcare and community development.

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower children to forge pathways out of poverty by building an ecosystem of exceptional education, healthcare and community development. 

Our Vision

To create a world where all children are raised in thriving, collaborative communities rooted in quality education.

Our mission is to empower children to forge pathways out of poverty by building an ecosystem of exceptional education, healthcare and community development. 

To create a world where all children are raised in thriving, collaborative communities rooted in quality education.

Education

100% of our students are literate in English and Tamil.

Health

2-3% of our children are underweight, compared to 79% in 2009.

Community

Family income has increased to $7.31/day, compared to $2.80/day in 2009.

Our News

Jim and Joy Retire and GPS Seeks a New Principal

We are happy to celebrate Jim and Joy’s many years of service and welcome our new Principal. Read More

GPS 2021 Graduation Ceremony

Our school Principal, Jim Brickell, delivers a speech to our graduating class of 2021 during an intimate graduation ceremony. Read More

2021 Graduation Speech by GPS Class Topper

Our GPS class topper, Bhuvaneshwari P., delivers a graduation speech to our graduating class of 2021. Read More

Strong and Brave Women Born to Challenge this World

Vijayalakshmi Rajkumar, a GPS mother of two, tells her story of starting her own business making artful ceiling decorations within the local community – and how GPS helped it grow.Read More

Do Yoga with Renowned Yoga Studios and Help Send Kids to School!

We are excited to announce our partnership with the Boathouse Yoga Co. and Modo Yoga International! Boathouse Yoga Co. will be hosting weekly classes where 100% of proceeds are donated to our school!
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The Pathway: Run Across the Globe for Education

Over the course of the year, our students collectively walk the distance across the globe. In honour of this pathway to education and pathway out of poverty, we have launched a virtual run fundraiser.
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New Pathways

It costs $2,000/year or $170/month to support a family at the Global Pathways School.

Help our families create a brighter future with quality education, healthcare and community support.

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Our global community is creating equal access to education for families living in poverty.

 

98% of your donation directly funds a child’s education.

Thank you to our
generous supporters