A Leader Long-Term Education Engagement.   We enable small, self-help, neighborhood groups to access educational opportunities emerging technologies afford, while managing side effects and responsibilities these technologies bring.

The Education for Development and Support Network Foundation (EDSN) is a charitable trust for long-term education engagement with small, self-help groups for personal and neighborhood development.   Education engagement involves the creation, transmission, and use of knowledge to solve problems people view as important based on situations in which they find themselves.   Our engagement is measured in terms of alternative paths to higher education, meaningful vocations, and quality of life in local neighborhoods.   The mission of EDSN Foundation is to enable small, self-help neighborhood groups in accessing educational opportunities emerging technologies afford, while managing side effects and responsibilities these technologies bring. "(See details).


Solutions that bridge small, personal, but important and respected quality of life gaps, collectively promotes neighborhood economic development which in turn, embolden individuals to escape many forms of helplessness benevolent entrapment brings.

Theoretical framework based on E. F. Schumacher's work in Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

EDSN engage communities through SICs by coordinates gateway programs to higher education and meaningful employment.   We make open education (creation, transmission, and use of knowledge) accessible for solving problems members view as important in contexts relevant to quality of life situations in their neighborhoods.

We believe access to appropriate and respectful solutions for bridging small but important personal quality of life gaps in each SIC will collectively have significant impact on social, academic, and economic development.   In turn, meaningful engagement in SICs, along with accompanying motivation, will allow individuals, particularly the chronic and working poor, to better navigate through socioeconomic ebbs and flows towards purposeful and dignified lives. "(See details).