Educating our children for the real world

Hi, my name is Tony Selvaggio and as you probably know, for the past six years, we have been working hard alongside community and business leaders to make sure our children have access to the proper tools that enable them to become competitive in a modern-day work environment.

During this journey, we discovered that one of the main challenges is access to after school educational curriculum that prepares students for the real world, with real-world skills and training. Additionally, we saw the need for a curriculum that would simultaneously serve as a platform for businesses and communities to measure the success of their impact, provide tangible data, and leave long-lasting results in the community being served. More importantly, we wanted the solution to be scalable and self-sustainable. 

We took it upon ourselves to solve this problem by creating TKIBA®. This is a platform that unites community and business leaders using education as the common link. The curriculum we are creating with the help of our amazing group is focused on Six Pillars that complement the current education children are receiving in school, specifically focused on middle school and high school. Our Six Pillars are Entrepreneurship, Love for Reading, Financial Education, Health and Wellness, Emotional Intelligence, and STEAM education focused on trades and technical training.

Our first pilot module, the entrepreneurship training module, is ready to be digitalized and launched!!. This course teaches children how to turn their idea into a business and how to pitch their business to potential clients and funders. We have successfully tested this course in schools and after school programs. We are doing our best to turn the course into an application that can be accessed from a phone, tablet, or regular computer. Our goal is to also pre-load the information into a device in case the children and families don't have internet access. The curriculum impact and results will be measured, analyzed, and supported by relevant data with the goal of showcasing the need for innovative education strategies for our children,

We are setting up this campaign because we need your help to make this first module a success and to kickstart TKIBA® as a leading online education platform for kids in middle school and high school. The funds are what we need to fully digitalize the first module and start piloting the program as an online course to be accessible to all children for free. Please, every dollar counts! We promise to keep you up to date with all of our milestones and share the entire journey with you because you will become our first team of E-Revolutionaries. Every single person that donates will be a part of our E-Revolutionaries team displayed forever everywhere we go. For every donation over $100, you will be part of our golden circle and we will mail you a certification letter, a golden pin, and an invitation and formal recognition when we officially launch Tkiba®

Visit our website www.tkiba.com to learn more and to connect with us directly. We want to hear from you and share with you our story and the story of all of the kids who will benefit from this initiative.

We look forward to working together for the benefit of our kids

Donations ()

  • Kostas Stoilas 
    • $150 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
  • Shane Smith 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 3 mos
  • Beth Ross 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
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Organizer

Tony Selvaggio 
Organizer
Tampa, FL
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