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.
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.
by Jane Godiner
As the Bowdoin community moves into the second half of the spring semester, Weatherspoon ’25 is preparing to launch a life-changing summer program for children in the foster care system.
by Bard College
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.
The two most recent Bowdoin recipients of Projects for Peace grants made progress this summer on the issues they’re committed to solving: addressing environmental threats in Serbia and ending the practice of female genital mutilation.