News From X-Change The World

X-Change Brazil is LIVE

In close collaboration with local partners, X-Change the World has launched X-Change Brazil, a new program model that creates intra-country connections to reduce domestic income disparities and social inequalities. Partnering with Brazilian secondary school students Luiza and Beatriz Marinho, the … Continue reading

X-Change the World connects with Nepalese youth

X-Change the World has extended its network to five new locations in Nepal, in rural communities and in the urban centers of Kathmandu and Hatauda. Utilizing funds from last year’s CCARE Compassion and Technology grant, we were able to supply … Continue reading


XChange the World Wins First Place at CCARE Compassion and Technology Conference

Sam Reiss and X-Change the World received first place and $10,000 at this years Compassion and Technology Conference at Stanford University. The event and contest were co-sponsored by Facebook, 1440 Foundation, HopeLab and The Dalai Lama Foundation. The prize of … Continue reading


Sam Reiss Selected as Finalist at Stanford’s Compassion and Technology Contest

X-Change the World founder Sam Reiss has just been selected as one of ten finalists from around the world to present at The Compassion and Technology Conference hosted by the Stanford School of Medicine and The Dalai Lama Foundation. The … Continue reading


Founder Sam Reiss to Speak at Creative Visions on Global Compassion in the Digital Age

Join us November 5th @ 7pm at Creative Visions for an exciting evening with Founder Sam Reiss who will be speaking on ‘Growing Compassion in the Digital Age’. Check out the invite and RSVP below. Sam Reiss: Growing Compassion in … Continue reading


Founder Sam Reiss Honored by Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honored Sam Reiss as one of twenty five “outstanding young leaders who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet.” The Barron Prize gives recognition to young heroes across the … Continue reading


Featured in Huffington Post: “Hope from a Tanzanian Secondary School” By Sam Reiss

“A great teacher can be transcendent. But if forced to transcend a shattered and wholly dysfunctional system, a catastrophic dearth of funds and resources, and a culture that often fails to see the value of education, connecting with students can … Continue reading

Who We Are

X-Change Makes News in Tanzania

X-Change the World has partnered with Africa Schoolhouse and GO Campaign to launch an initiative providing youth in developing countries with access to technology and training in computer literacy. GO Campaign helps X-Change the World vet local schools and NGOs … Continue reading

In The News

X-Change the World Receives Jefferson Award!

We are honored and humbled to be the 2013 recipients of the Jefferson Award for Education and Literacy. The prestigious Jefferson Awards for Public Service gives recognition to youth in the United States who are involved in making a global … Continue reading


“Using Technology to Grow Global Compassion” By Sam Reiss in Huffington Post

“It’s 5:45 AM, my mind’s foggy from JYSD (Junior Year Sleep Deprivation), and the Southern California sun is just beginning to sliver through my window shades. However, I’m at my desk, huddled around a computer, talking to a young, disabled … Continue reading