Our local partners on the ground make sure it gets done. The organizations we choose to partner with have demonstrated a community-centered approach. They are some of the best in the world bringing English alive.
We invest the money we raise into local organizations like schools, small businesses, tourist police offices, emergency medical centers and language schools. Our partner organizations have years of experience building sustainable, community-run English language projects around the world.
We also invest our own funds by sending teachers and volunteers abroad to teach English. Bringing English to people looks different in each country. Urban vs. rural. Young vs. old. In-class vs. online. Since 2001 we have found there is a solution to everything.
The world may not have a global language, but English is the default option for countless forms of communication across the globe. That’s why one of the benefits of learning English is that it significantly boosts your hiring potential.
In these three particular areas, English is the go-to language for business, science and the Internet.
Speaking English helps get people into a great school. Like job applications, one of the best benefits of learning English is the educational opportunities. If you desire access to some of the best schools like Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge or MIT, then knowing English provides you an incredible edge. It’s expected that around 2 billion people around the world will learn English over the next decade.
Wherever you are in the world, the financial benefits of learning English can be significant. In India, for example, fluent English speakers earn up to 34% more than their peers!
Employers are on the lookout for English proficiency. According to a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, nearly 70% of international executives say that to achieve their goals, they need their staff to master English.
Some of the world’s best music, films, and TV shows are in English. It’s an amazing feeling when you first watch your favorite show without dubbing or subtitles!