Criminal justice major Helena Betancourt champions Projects for Peace reducing period poverty on her home island.
Over summer 2023, UNC Chapel Hill students Divya Patel and Grace May partnered with the Refugee Community Partnership to provide art therapy and community building opportunities for the local Afghan refugee population.
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.
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.
by Anara Katz
Alejandra Morales Torres will utilize her grant to improve the lives of migrant children in her hometown of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
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.
Inspired by her lived experience, Olha Vasyliv will enact educational workshops for refugee children in Ukraine and Austria.
Friends and collaborators Cormac McCrimmon, Andres Madrigal, and Manuel Uribe will use their grant to focus on the power of art to enact social change.
Macalester College students Valeska Kohan and Amanda de Souza hope to use their Projects for Peace grant to train Brazilian teachers in anti-racist classroom approaches.