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.
Allie Stankewich, a member of the 2023 Projects for Peace cohort from Washington & Lee, talks about her implementation experience, future plans, and how her time at W&L has shaped her.
As part of Middlebury College’s recent “Summer Convening on Experiential Learning and Conflict Transformation,” inaugural Projects for Peace Alumni Award winner Joseph Kaifala visited campus.
by Yale Jackson
Lucy Calcott and Rolando Kattan Rubi will spend this summer in South Africa and Honduras, respectively, implementing projects that address critical societal issues.
Junior Rabecca Ndhlovu, a Davis United World College Scholar from Zambia, hopes her effort will help reduce period poverty, which is defined as inadequate access to menstrual hygiene tools and education.
Projects for Peace and the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Collaborative in Conflict Transformation at Middlebury have announced the inaugural recipient of the Projects for Peace Alumni Award: human rights and education activist Joseph Kaifala.
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.
The College of Idaho’s Suely Soeiro and Emily Freko worked together on their Project for Peace, “She Codes for Peace – Girl Empowerment through Coding,” this past summer in Angola.
University of Richmond student Amara Ugochukwu spent her summer in Nigeria working on a project to help solve youth unemployment. The project included exploring vendors at a local market.
Whitman College’s Joy Nampaso and Stacy Mwangi are both completing Projects for Peace in Kenya this summer. Read more about them and their work!