- About TEEEM -

TEEEM -- The Empathy, Equality, Entrepreneurship Mission -- teaches students about global issues and humanitarianism through empathy and entrepreneurship. A local non-profit organization, TEEEM fulfills this mission by connecting New Jersey high school students with various organizations around the world. In conjunction with learning how to comprehend and tackle global issues, these partnerships cultivate meaningful, rewarding experiences for students as they make an authentic impact on the world.

TEEEM’s New Jersey schools and their international partners support tens of thousands of people by treating patients, feeding children, educating students, empowering women, building infrastructure, and providing hope. Because all operational costs are funded by private donors, 100% of all donations go directly to supporting our sites. It is the generosity of donors, sponsors, and partners that help propel TEEEM’s mission to create a better world through empathy, equality, and entrepreneurship.

- Our Schools -

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- Our Partners -

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The Georgie Badiel Foundation

Mission: To provide clean water and sanitation to the people of Burkina Faso by building accessible fresh water wells

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The GRACE Project

Mission: To inspire financial independence for Kenyan families through education (emphasis on STEM), healthcare, food security, and vocational agricultural training

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Nyaka

Mission: To provide comprehensive healthcare and education to children and financially support their adoptive grandmothers (following the loss of the parent-generation from the AIDS epidemic)

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The Denan Project

Mission: To provide healthcare, education, agricultural development, and economic sustainability (micro-loan programs for women's groups) for the high Andean village of Uratari

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One Spirit

Mission: To help the Oglala Lakota tribe on Pine Ridge Reservation (South Dakota) help themselves by developing their community through employment, food, and facilities to achieve healthier, sustainable lives while supporting their unique history and culture

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Ridgewood Cambodia Project

Mission: To help aid in the construction of schools in rural Cambodia while nurturing cross-cultural relationships

- Interested in partnering with TEEEM? -

TEEEM is always looking to collaborate with new schools!

Email Taylor DeMaio, Director of School Programs at taylordemaio.teeem@gmail.com to learn more.

- Looking to donate? -
Every dollar makes a difference!

  • $1 feeds 5 students 

  • $5 helps save a patient’s life

  • $50 provides 10,000 glasses of clean drinking water

  • $100 helps start a sustainable business

Thank you for your support!