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Mountain View Voice

- September 7, 2007

'One person or one village at a time'

Philanthropy opens new vistas for Mountain View couple

by Jennifer Pence

How much does it cost to build a school for 85 children in Nepal, including five classrooms and dormitory rooms for the four teachers? Mountain View residents David and Susan Burwen, who funded the construction of such a school in Soloban, Nepal, were pleasantly surprised to learn that the price tag was just $6,000.

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Jennifer Pence lives in Mountain View. She is founder of the Windmill Giving Circle and founder and owner of Academic Springboard, a tutoring group. She can be reached at japence@hotmail.com.

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Posted by N. Ackerman
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 16, 2007 at 9:16 pm

Applause to Jennifer Pence for her excellent article highlighting the philanthropy happening in our local community. The Berwen's story is an inspiring one.