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.
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.
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.
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 Laura Meader
Giovanni Novi will use her Projects for Peace grant to develop a curriculum, build an online platform, and deliver workshops and webinars to caregivers and professionals working with seniors in medical, social service, and retirement-living settings.