This summer, two recent University of Richmond graduates completed Projects for Peace. Ngan Bui, helped to educate Cambodian communities to fight human trafficking, while Richmond Scholar Elspeth Collard, worked to install Predator Peace Lights in the Maasai region of Kenya.
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Ariha Shahed will focus her work this summer on supporting Bangladeshi families living in extreme poverty along the country’s railway tracks, communities that often go unnoticed.
Two University of Richmond seniors—Ngan Bui and Elspeth Collard—have Projects for Peace grants. They will focus on human trafficking and human-wildlife interaction.
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Projects for Peace and Williams College alum Hamza Farrukh has continued the work he started in 2014 to help Pakistanis impacted by flooding access clean drinking water.
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After completing a Project for Peace as an undergraduate at St. Olaf College, Duy Ha has continued his community engagement work in his native Vietnam.
University of Richmond student Lina Tori Jan created her podcast series “Chai wa Dastan” (“Tea and a Tale”) to preserve and celebrate the stories of Afghan refugees like her and her sister. Read all about her project here!
After becoming a Projects for Peace partner institution in 2019, Concordia College grantees had to delay their projects until summer 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to discover how each grantee adapted their project, and more on Concordia’s hopes for future projects.
Shabana Basij-Rasikh, who completed a Project for Peace in 2008, was awarded a Middlebury College Young Alumni Achievement Award at the 2021 Middlebury College Reunion.
Lina Tori Jan appeared on TODAY with her sister to discuss her Project for Peace, “Chai was Dastan,” a podcast series focused on Afghan refugees.