Breaking Ground is a very cool nonprofit org that funds small-scale community driven projects in Cameroon. Only a few years old, it has already made a hugely positive impact in seven Cameroonian communities, funding the construction and stocking of a 7,000-volume library, provided business training to more than 150 women, sponsored and organized a women's soccer team, funded 14 local business ventures, and built a school.

They keep things as small and direct as possible to cut out corruption. They also didn't have access to a power compactor to tamp down the ground ahead of pouring the concrete floor in the classroom. They did the next best thing — they danced.

Watch this.

Pure awesome. Greener too.

Those kids are really excited to have a school. I try not to take all the first-world advantages that I've had and continue to have for granted, watching videos like this helps remind me how lucky I am. A little dose of Louis C.K. every month or so never hurts.

You can read Breaking Ground's Mission & Approach.

Donate to Breaking Ground with Google Checkout or PayPal, or setup recurring donations through Network for Good. Breaking Ground (501(c)93) tax-exempt nonprofit, so your donations are tax deductible.

If you roll old school, you can mail them a check to:

Breaking Ground

104 Neal Street

Portland, ME 04102

Are you on TwitterFollow me (@sheagunther) there, I give good tweets.

And if you really like my writing, you can join my Facebook page.

The opinions expressed by MNN Bloggers and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not reflect the opinions of While we have reviewed their content to make sure it complies with our Terms and Conditions, MNN is not responsible for the accuracy of any of their information.