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  • Kibera School for Girls | Projects for Peace
    is an especially dangerous and hopeless place for young girls many of whom routinely trade sex for food before the time of their sixteenth birthdays Only eight percent of girls in Kibera ever have the chance to attend school and are thus stuck in a cycle of poverty and despair throughout their short lives Kennedy and Jessica s goal was to build the first school exclusively for girls in Kibera to have it operate without cost and to offer a high quality formal education that will prepare girls for higher education and skilled jobs and eventually a path out of the slum Widespread publicity generated by the awarding of the Projects for Peace grant enabled Kennedy and Jessica to raise an additional 20 000 toward their dream and over the course of the summer that dream became reality The school building was designed and constructed including eight classrooms a multipurpose space a large library a health center and a sustainable vegetable garden A headmistress and three qualified teachers were hired and 45 girls in preschool kindergarten and first grade began school The school will expand through the eighth grade in the coming years The curriculum is based on creativity hands

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/979 (2016-02-13)
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  • Puente Alto Safe Zone After- School Program | Projects for Peace
    Working with the Maria Ayuda Foundation in school workshops were held at the Father Jose Kentenich School Caroline was assisted by teachers and local volunteers and the students participated in arts and crafts activities that were completely unique in their experiences The teachers and volunteers were trained to continue similar projects and materials were provided to make this possible One of the most popular and meaningful projects was a quilt

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/988 (2016-02-13)
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  • Reducing the Environmental & Health Dangers of Mercury | Projects for Peace
    environment but the price of gold has tripled since 2001 making small scale gold mining an attractive endeavor Small scale miners in Papua New Guinea PNG know little about the dangers of mercury pollution or alternative methods of mining available to limit mercury pollution so they engage in subsistence mining but at great danger to themselves and the environment Henry Kernan used his Projects for Peace grant to train small scale gold miners in techniques to reduce mercury pollution in nine communities along the Wattut River in PNG In preparation for his travel over the summer Henry worked with gold miners in Oregon learning how to use a retort a simple device that allows miners to recycle excess mercury instead of releasing it into the air He also learned of the use of sniffer bottles inexpensive plastic bottles that allow miners to pick up gold using water suction rather than mercury He produced a 10 minute video on safe small scale mining techniques and distributed copies to libraries and universities as well as the government run mining training center in PNG In an affirmation of the value of the training videos the International Analog Forestry Network has committed to distributing

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/994 (2016-02-13)
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  • 2009 | Projects for Peace
    Generations Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management Uganda Georgetown University Proper Sanitation Facilities for AIDS Orphans Malawi Gettysburg College Reading and Reflection Nepal Grinnell College Legal Aid Program for Migrant Workers in Shanghai China Grinnell College Equal Access to Education A Road to Peace and Development Cambodia Hamilton College Empowering the Hadzabe Health for Cultural Preservation Tanzania Harvard College The Ugunja Center for Peace and Healing Kenya Haverford College Learning About Violence Understanding Peace Indonesia Hood College Life Connection Mission School Haiti Hood College Peace in Palestine Palestine Johns Hopkins University Clean Water for Peace Bangladesh Kalamazoo College Growing Peace USA Kenyon College Building and Opening Doors Combating Inequality Guatemala Kenyon College Helping Russian Children Russia Lafayette College Reducing Recidivism USA Lake Forest College Madres Fuertes Developing a Sustainable Future for Young Mothers Peru Lehigh University Water Treatment and Distribution System Honduras Lewis Clark College Crafting Peace An Artisans Collective India Luther College Collaborating on Irrigation to Fight Hunger Ethiopia Macalester College Empowering Vuka Resettlement Community Zimbabwe Methodist College Community Water Project in Baguia East Timor Middlebury College One Month Journalist Training for Media Forces Thailand MIT Language for Ledra Cyprus Mount Holyoke College Dancing to Understanding China Northwestern University Project Female India Oberlin College Clean Drinking Water Uganda Occidental College Honduran Youth Outreach Leaders Honduras Pomona College Placing Versailles on the Map USA Princeton University Jorit Clean Water Project Ethiopia Reed College Roots of Reconciliation Rwanda Ringling College of Art Design A Story of Peace Swaziland San Francisco Art Institute PEACE OUTreach USA Sarah Lawrence College Theater for Peace Brazil Scripps College Promoting Breastmilk Donation South Africa Simmons Bringing Clean Water Solutions Liberia Skidmore College Paz a traves de mis ojos Peace Through My Eyes Guatemala Smith College Rebuilding Hope Women and Children Prisoners with HIV AIDS Tanzania St John

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/2009?page=1 (2016-02-13)
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  • 2009 | Projects for Peace
    Generations Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management Uganda Georgetown University Proper Sanitation Facilities for AIDS Orphans Malawi Gettysburg College Reading and Reflection Nepal Grinnell College Legal Aid Program for Migrant Workers in Shanghai China Grinnell College Equal Access to Education A Road to Peace and Development Cambodia Hamilton College Empowering the Hadzabe Health for Cultural Preservation Tanzania Harvard College The Ugunja Center for Peace and Healing Kenya Haverford College Learning About Violence Understanding Peace Indonesia Hood College Life Connection Mission School Haiti Hood College Peace in Palestine Palestine Johns Hopkins University Clean Water for Peace Bangladesh Kalamazoo College Growing Peace USA Kenyon College Building and Opening Doors Combating Inequality Guatemala Kenyon College Helping Russian Children Russia Lafayette College Reducing Recidivism USA Lake Forest College Madres Fuertes Developing a Sustainable Future for Young Mothers Peru Lehigh University Water Treatment and Distribution System Honduras Lewis Clark College Crafting Peace An Artisans Collective India Luther College Collaborating on Irrigation to Fight Hunger Ethiopia Macalester College Empowering Vuka Resettlement Community Zimbabwe Methodist College Community Water Project in Baguia East Timor Middlebury College One Month Journalist Training for Media Forces Thailand MIT Language for Ledra Cyprus Mount Holyoke College Dancing to Understanding China Northwestern University Project Female India Oberlin College Clean Drinking Water Uganda Occidental College Honduran Youth Outreach Leaders Honduras Pomona College Placing Versailles on the Map USA Princeton University Jorit Clean Water Project Ethiopia Reed College Roots of Reconciliation Rwanda Ringling College of Art Design A Story of Peace Swaziland San Francisco Art Institute PEACE OUTreach USA Sarah Lawrence College Theater for Peace Brazil Scripps College Promoting Breastmilk Donation South Africa Simmons Bringing Clean Water Solutions Liberia Skidmore College Paz a traves de mis ojos Peace Through My Eyes Guatemala Smith College Rebuilding Hope Women and Children Prisoners with HIV AIDS Tanzania St John

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/2009?page=7 (2016-02-13)
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  • 2009 | Projects for Peace
    Future Generations Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management Uganda Georgetown University Proper Sanitation Facilities for AIDS Orphans Malawi Gettysburg College Reading and Reflection Nepal Grinnell College Legal Aid Program for Migrant Workers in Shanghai China Grinnell College Equal Access to Education A Road to Peace and Development Cambodia Hamilton College Empowering the Hadzabe Health for Cultural Preservation Tanzania Harvard College The Ugunja Center for Peace and Healing Kenya Haverford College Learning About Violence Understanding Peace Indonesia Hood College Life Connection Mission School Haiti Hood College Peace in Palestine Palestine Johns Hopkins University Clean Water for Peace Bangladesh Kalamazoo College Growing Peace USA Kenyon College Building and Opening Doors Combating Inequality Guatemala Kenyon College Helping Russian Children Russia Lafayette College Reducing Recidivism USA Lake Forest College Madres Fuertes Developing a Sustainable Future for Young Mothers Peru Lehigh University Water Treatment and Distribution System Honduras Lewis Clark College Crafting Peace An Artisans Collective India Luther College Collaborating on Irrigation to Fight Hunger Ethiopia Macalester College Empowering Vuka Resettlement Community Zimbabwe Methodist College Community Water Project in Baguia East Timor Middlebury College One Month Journalist Training for Media Forces Thailand MIT Language for Ledra Cyprus Mount Holyoke College Dancing to Understanding China Northwestern University Project Female India Oberlin College Clean Drinking Water Uganda Occidental College Honduran Youth Outreach Leaders Honduras Pomona College Placing Versailles on the Map USA Princeton University Jorit Clean Water Project Ethiopia Reed College Roots of Reconciliation Rwanda Ringling College of Art Design A Story of Peace Swaziland San Francisco Art Institute PEACE OUTreach USA Sarah Lawrence College Theater for Peace Brazil Scripps College Promoting Breastmilk Donation South Africa Simmons Bringing Clean Water Solutions Liberia Skidmore College Paz a traves de mis ojos Peace Through My Eyes Guatemala Smith College Rebuilding Hope Women and Children Prisoners with HIV AIDS Tanzania St

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/2009?page=15 (2016-02-13)
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  • 2008 | Projects for Peace
    School China Simmons Youth for Community Education Haiti Scripps College From Repression to Expression Jordan Ringling College of Art Design Teaching Art in Mexico Mexico Reed College Ecuador Service Project Ecuador Princeton University Pinas de Paz Panama Oberlin College Women in Focus Canada Northwestern University Building Peace through Arts Collaboration Egypt Northwestern University Teaching Science and Health in the Kabwoya Village Uganda Mount Holyoke College Computers and Childcare Training Mothers for a Peaceful Future Argentina MIT Selsabila Sudan MIT Building Bridges through Leadership Training Bangladesh Middlebury College Giving Afghan People Access to Clean Water Afghanistan Middlebury College Healing the Rift USA Methodist College Greenhouse Project in Ecuador Ecuador Methodist College Call for Help Honduras Macalester College Sierra Leone Muslim Brotherhood School Sierra Leone Macalester College Ending the Silence Cambodia Luther College Sowing Seeds of Peace El Salvador Luther College Constructing Classrooms Promoting Peace Sudan Lewis Clark College Empowering the Orphaned Children of Criamar Brazil Lake Forest College A Chicken Farm for Self Sustainability Bolivia Lafayette College Politics Through Art Campaign Kenya Kenyon College Empowering Ethiopia s Blind Ethiopia Kalamazoo College Nets for Prevention and Peace Myanmar Johns Hopkins University New Thorala Computer Project India HEI Hautes Etudes International Bridges for Peace Kosovo Haverford College Project to Further Economic Opportunities Guatemala Harvard College Pujehun Youth Center for Peace and Wellness Sierra Leone Harvard College Citizens for Peace in Guatemala Guatemala Hamilton College A Hundred and Fifty six Children Zimbabwe Grinnell College Local Foods for Local People USA Gettysburg College GREEN GOODIES Farming Food Fun USA Georgetown University I Have a Dream in the Dheisha Jalazone Refugee Camps Palestine Georgetown University Peer Mediation in Zambia Zambia Franklin Marshall College Environmental Leadership Program China Earlham College Change from Within USA Earlham College Arts for Peace Sierra Leone Duke University Solar Energy Project in

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  • How Much Does a Banana Really Cost? | Projects for Peace
    News Search Projects 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 Log On How Much Does a Banana Really Cost Project 111 Year 2008 Country Nicaragua School Bucknell University Proposal 111pro pdf Report 111rep pdf Students Grace Han Connie

    Original URL path: http://www.davisprojectsforpeace.org/projects/projects/node/354 (2016-02-13)
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