Team Dayā Story

Team Dayā (Dayā means kindness in Nepali) is a group of your friends from the advertising & technology industries who are building primary schools in some of the most impoverished places in the world. We completed our first school groundbreaking in Dhayapur, Nepal in October 2019, just twelve months after our founding.

We need your help–please consider making a donation, joining a future school build or helping us to get the word out about Team Dayā and our work. We are working with buildOn, a global nonprofit that has partnered with villages for nearly 30 years to build 1,200+ primary schools in the world’s poorest countries.

Seeing Our Supporters @ LUMA’s DMS Conference

Team Dayā enjoyed seeing a myriad of our early and ongoing supporters at the LUMA DMS (digital marketing summit) in New York this week. Most folks know that our work building schools in some of the most impoverished places in the world would simply not be possible without the support from support from over 600+ founders,…

Mike Benedek on Building Change in Caserío Sector Los Castro

My trip to Guatemala with Team Dayā began some years ago when I first met Jay Sears at an IAB Leadership Summit cocktail party in Palm Springs, California. I joined Team Dayā during covid-19 with the goal of raising $10,000 towards a Senegal school build and am proud to have raised over $31,000 to date…