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  • An Educational Economic Stimulus Plan for Shimbwe | Projects for Peace
    but it is undeniably impoverished In the village of Shimbwe many men travel long distances to find work and households are led by women who often must choose between putting food on the table and educating their children Malnourishment is common and takes a heavy toll on educational outcomes contributing to a cycle of poverty The goals of Jake and Sam s project were to improve the diets of the schoolchildren of Shimbwe to teach students animal husbandry skills and to provide families in the community with credit in the form of livestock Guidelines defined by the community were established through partnerships with a local NGO the Minjeni Women Group Trust and the Sia Primary School where the initial group of nine goats were settled Throughout the summer Jake and Sam worked with numerous stakeholders in order to ensure the success of the project A goat shelter was designed and constructed Teachers and students were taught the basics of goat care and several days of goat management seminars were held for community members By the end of Jake and Sam s time in Shimbwe four of the seven goats were pregnant Teachers and students are caring for these goats and

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/690 (2016-02-13)
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  • Rainwater for Humanity | Projects for Peace
    to improve community health empower women and build local capacities for project organizing During two previous trips to India Christina conducted a study of water quality through interviews with nearly 100 families and helped establish a local steering committee eager to take on management responsibilities of rainwater harvesting Back at school Christina partnered with fellow Brown students members of the Brown chapter of Engineers Without Borders and students from the

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/702 (2016-02-13)
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  • Bicycles Against Poverty (BAP) | Projects for Peace
    2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 Log On Bicycles Against Poverty BAP Project 230 Year 2009 Country Uganda School Bucknell University Proposal 230pro pdf Report 230rep pdf Students Abhay Agarwal Molly Burke Alyson Cobb Erika Iouriev Sophia

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/709 (2016-02-13)
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  • Seeds of Change | Projects for Peace
    education With this in mind she set out to help the community of Gol in Bor County southern Sudan to renovate the primary school Founded by community volunteers the school building was little more than mud huts with thatched roofs Termite damage required the roofs to be completely reconstructed three times each year Walls were made of a poor quality of sand leading to constant collapse Villagers raised 6 000

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/718 (2016-02-13)
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  • Practice makes Peace | Projects for Peace
    a realchance to teach lifelong skills ones important on and off theplaying field Practice Makes Peace paired over 125 elementary andmiddle school students little buddies with more than 120high school volunteers big buddies in a five week summercamp program designed to use the fun of sports to teachconflict resolution skills The camp sessions took place in oneschool in a predominantly African American communityand in another school setting in a primarily

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/729 (2016-02-13)
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  • United Youth for Peace | Projects for Peace
    House News Search Projects 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 Log On United Youth for Peace Project 277 Year 2009 Country Kenya School College of Notre Dame of Maryland Proposal 277pro pdf Report 277rep pdf Students Maria

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/860 (2016-02-13)
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  • Riparian Stabilization in St. Lucia | Projects for Peace
    and prosperity to the Mabouya River Valley in eastern St Lucia by planting trees Although this area is the agricultural heartland of the region the peace and prosperity of the region have been put at risk by extensive deforestation caused by riverbank erosion The mission of this project was to educate the local community about the effects of deforestation to help the community see that they could take action and to actually lead the effort to stop the erosion Over the course of the summer more than 2 000 forest and fruit trees were planted along the riverbanks Educational workshops and programs in environmental issues and solutions were directed at young students and meetings were held with farmers teachers and other community leaders There was great interest in the project resulting in national news coverage A documentary is being made of the summer activities and will be aired on a national network encouraging other community efforts throughout the country With this attention came support and partnerships with the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry the St Lucia Social Development Fund and the First National Bank of St Lucia This expanded support allowed for more extensive educational programs and makes possible

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/733 (2016-02-13)
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  • Confronting Malaria in Mbarara | Projects for Peace
    and 500 million cases of malaria worldwide each year More than one million people die annually as a result of the disease most of them young children in Africa south of the Sahara Malaria is preventable and treatable the challenge is education These Duke students took on the challenge in a summer dedicated to malaria prevention through the care and education of pregnant women Working as partners with the MMFH

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/767 (2016-02-13)
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