Human Services

My World Inc

  • Boston, MA
  • www.itsmyworld.org

Mission Statement

My World enriches the lives of students in the poorest areas of the world and promotes a more just world by sponsoring them to explore the natural and cultural wonders of their own countries on educational expeditions and by providing them with scholarships for continuing education.

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ruling year

2006

Principal Officer

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Mr. Adam Dobson

Keywords

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Africa, Tanzania, education, justice, curriculum, expedition, conservation

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EIN

20-3926008

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (P12)

Secondary/High School (B25)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Sending school groups in Tanzania on educational expeditions to the country's national parks. the goal isto send at least 100 students a year during the first two years and then expand operation. Providing scholarships for certain of those students who have already been on an expedition so that they can continue their education despite financial need: 25 a year.

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My World Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Adam Dobson

BIO

former peace corps volunteer in Tanzania, currently working for a Mexican NGO that supports reintegration of street living children in to society. Msc, London School of Economics B.A. Tufts University

Governance

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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