Bates College student Grace Sandia Taban designed her Project for Peace, “Gua Le Mara (Power to the Women),” in hopes of galvanizing economic opportunities for women in her home of South Sudan as a way to counteract gender-based violence.
Skidmore College grantee Korotoumou “Katy” Ballo designed her project, “Learning Center for Peace to Rebuild Anyama,” to address social and cultural divides in her hometown stemming from the aftermath of civil war. Read on for more about her and her project!
Gettysburg College classmates Julia Clevinger and Katharine Watson partnered with Tanzanian company Consumer’s Choice Ltd. (CCL) to provide clean cookstoves to members of a local community. Read more about this project here!
College of Idaho student Diane Toussaint Mbahoze designed her Project for Peace to confront insufficient sex education and access to sexual health services in her home country of Rwanda. Read more about her work here!
Wesleyan University graduate and Projects for Peace alumnus Kennedy Odede has turned his undergraduate work into an internationally-awarded organization. Wesleyan recently profiled him and his wife and professional partner Jessica Posner.