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  • 2012 | Projects for Peace
    College Engaging Differences Malawi Graduate Institute of Geneva Apples for Peace Nepal Grinnell College 50 Yuan that Can Change Lives China Hamilton College Pulling Villages out of Poverty with a Community Farming Tractor Kenya Harvard College Building Active Literacy Ethiopia Harvard College Resolving Resource Scarcity Conflict Belize Haverford College Futures Factory Egypt Hood College Digitizing Medical Records South Africa Kalamazoo College Lighting a Fire for a Better Jamaica Jamaica Kenyon College Shelter for Growth Nepal Lafayette College Save Me from Arsenic Poisoning Bangladesh Lake Forest College Likusasa The Future Swaziland Lehigh University Water Treatment and Distribution System Honduras Lewis Clark College YES Youth Engagement for Samalis USA Luther College Promoting Peace for a Bright Future Angola Macalester College The Bike Library for Carishinas Ecuador Macalester College Green Lake Water Project Ethiopia Methodist University Rebuilding the Ruins and Promoting Peace Sudan Middlebury College The National Entrepreneurial Camp Morocco Middlebury College The International Jewelry Fund Pilot Program Turkey MIT Creating Sustainable Educational and Economic Opportunities Nepal Mt Holyoke College College Bound Summer Camp USA New York University Culturally Sustainable Development and Community Activism Venezuela Northwestern University Bottle Bricks for Peace Argentina Notre Dame of Maryland University Peace through the Past Guatemala Oberlin College Mi Casita Montessori Guatemala Occidental College Education and Empowerment Program USA Pomona College Global Action through Media and Arts USA Princeton University Stories of the Nicaraguan Civil War Nicaragua Princeton University Cultivating Restorative Spaces Brazil Reed College Peace through Healthcare Nicaragua Ringling College of Art and Design See Lanka Sri Lanka San Francisco Art Institute Facilitating Education and Creation Bangladesh Sarah Lawrence College Prep for Peace Summer Peace Program USA Savannah College of Art and Design Water for Our Roots Argentina School of the Art Institute of Chicago Ruraspanchis Yachanchis Peru Scripps College The Community Library Program in Romblon

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/2012?page=1 (2016-02-13)
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  • 2011 | Projects for Peace
    Technologies in Agriculture for Peace and Development Nepal Skidmore College Paz Movil Peace Mobile Nicaragua Simmons College Peer to Peer Joint USA Ukrainian Workshop Ukraine Scripps College Community Education Center Mali School of the Art Insitute of Chicago Sustainable Bio Fuel Option for Kasigau Kenya Sarah Lawrence College Peace ing Together a Community in Transition USA San Francisco Art Institute Empowering Survivors of Sex Trafficking Cambodia Ringling College of Art Design Intercultural Dialogue Camp for Peace Building Tanzania Reed College Connect Hungi Nepal Randolph Macon College Arts for Change Today Summer Camp USA Princeton University Express Yourself Sri Lanka Princeton University Skills Training and Microfinance for Kono s Amputees Sierra Leone Pomona College Youth and Community Development in Valle de Angeles Honduras Occidental College Education Workshops to Promote Health and Peace India Oberlin College Interfaith Appalachia USA Notre Dame of Maryland University Intergenerational Harmony through the Arts Peru Northwestern University Gemura Kitchen Solid Africa Honor Society Rwanda Mt Holyoke College Empowering Youth through Radio and Digital Storytelling Nicaragua MIT Hygienic Peace Kenya Middlebury College Harrer Harrer Yaffa Israel Methodist University Collecting Smiles in Srebrenica Bosnia Macalester College Women and Peanut Processing Niger Luther College Music for Peace Timor Leste East Timor Lewis Clark College Drilling Well Providing Clean Water and Promoting Peace Ethiopia Lewis Clark College Tools for Tolerance Morocco Lehigh University Sustainable Empowerment through Agricultural Development Ghana Lake Forest College Youzhitupin Green Diet China Lafayette College Turning Over a New Leaf USA Kenyon College Keep Those Hearts Beating Nigeria Kalamazoo College The Voice of Peace Sauti ya Amani Kenya International House Alberta Teaching English for Peace Morocco Hood College Community Artivism ProyectArte Peru Haverford College Art Basketball and Condoms Madagascar Haverford College Moving Pakistan into Light Pakistan Harvard College Global Development Innovators Dominican Republic Hamilton College Karate Ka for

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  • The Ch'allma School | Projects for Peace
    a school While the region is recognized for strong indigenous traditions elders were worried that their children were not well prepared for the modern world that is all too quickly approaching They were afraid the children were easy prey for exploitation if they ventured beyond the mountain villages Hannah returned to Bates and started to brainstorm and to fundraise Before the Projects for Peace grant was made she had already

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/1583 (2016-02-13)
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  • Appropriate Technology and Small Business Development | Projects for Peace
    Uganda with a Projects for Peace grant where they founded Bicycles Against Poverty BAP Their idea was to rent or sell bicycles to be used by community members in order to facilitate new business ventures and access to resources and social services In 2011 another group of Bucknell students took their Projects for Peace grant to Uganda to build on the success of BAP Before they left Bucknell students designed three simple devices that would greatly expand the usefulness of the hundreds of bikes BAP has brought to the community Their goal was to make sure that the devices would be inexpensive to build and maintain be made with local materials and be completed locally In Uganda they worked with the local BAP team and with the Gulu Youth Development Association a nationally accredited vocational school that reaches out to young people with no formal education offering training in metal fabrication carpentry mechanics and tailoring The 2011 Bucknell team worked beside students to build bicycle powered grain mills bicycle carts and a bicycle taxi attachment The grain mill uses the bicycle power to crush millet and sorghum grains cutting down the time required to hand grind enough flour for a

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/1595 (2016-02-13)
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  • Yehri Wi Cry (UWC) Hear Our Cry | Projects for Peace
    Forms International House News Search Projects 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 Log On Yehri Wi Cry UWC Hear Our Cry Project 483 Year 2011 Country Sierra Leone School Bucknell University Proposal 483pro Report 483rep Students Nadia

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/1598 (2016-02-13)
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  • Empowering Afghan Women Through Embroidery | Projects for Peace
    a study that ranked his home country of Afghanistan as the worst place in the world for maternal well being This struck a chord and he imagined a Project for Peace that would help destitute mothers in Kabul earn enough money to feed their families and send their children to school His idea was to accomplish this through the teaching of the traditional art of Afghan embroidery and then to bring the hand embroidered goods to market in Afghanistan and elsewhere Over the course of the summer Sulaiman conducted three phases of his project He first hired experienced embroiderers as trainers Next he worked with local organizations to find the most needy and highly motivated women to learn the embroidery techniques Finally after some weeks of training participants took materials to their homes where they made up goods to be sold The embroiderers are paid for their work and roughly 10 percent of the profits go back into the program in order to expand and train more participants The beautiful finished goods are marketed and sold in Afghanistan and through Etsy an online marketplace From the outset Sulaiman s goal was not only to provide the women with the resources

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/1608 (2016-02-13)
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  • Comics for Progress | Projects for Peace
    senior year at Dartmouth volunteering in the Buduburam Refugee Camp in Ghana a community of Liberian refugees who came to Ghana fleeing the horrors of civil war in Liberia between 1989 and 2003 Anna found the Liberian refugees to be a strong and resilient people but unsure of their futures and largely unaware of their legal status Ghana had recently invoked the 1951 United Nations Cessation Clause for refugee aid and at the end of 2011 the Liberian refugees in Ghana would no longer have legal refugee status The UN projected that at least 17 000 refugees would attempt to repatriate to Liberia but confusion reigned over the implications of repatriation and rights and responsibilities of the refugees and their country Partnering with the U S organization Lawyers Without Borders Anna used her Projects for Peace grant to produce a comic book Where Do I Go from Here aimed to address the most important issues and to help the Liberians to make informed decisions about their futures The comic book format was chosen because the population is semiliterate and very accustomed to comic books as well as billboards and posters in comic form The final product is nonthreatening and information

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/1628 (2016-02-13)
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  • Crafting Empowerment | Projects for Peace
    against Indonesian rule for almost three decades of death and devastation Aceh is also the nearest landmass to the epicenter of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake that triggered a massive tsunami destroyed much of the area and resulted in the loss of life in the hundreds of thousands While peace was negotiated with Indonesia following the tsunami there remain undercurrents of rebellion Lailul Ikram s project envisioned a better chance for future peace through working with women in the community Lailul grew up in Aceh so he knew that many women in his community were members of the rebellion Many of them were widowed by the conflict or by the tsunami and had limited ways to support their families Lailul knew that poverty and hopelessness might lead these women back to the rebellion and that peace in his region would be threatened Lailul used his Projects for Peace grant and funds from the local government to build an arts center that serves as a training site for traditional Acehnese arts that have a wide appeal throughout Indonesia He is marketing these handmade goods in Jakarta and elsewhere One of Lailul s biggest challenges was that while he expected up to

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/1634 (2016-02-13)
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