COVID-19 News

Exchange Alumni Make a Difference During COVID-19

In the midst of COVID-19, we are facing unprecedented challenges around the world. We've created this page to share your efforts to tackle the coronavirus. Thanks to you and your fellow exchange alumni, you are creating far-reaching health, educational, and social impact to ensure your communities are staying strong, safe, and healthy.

COVID-19 Resources:

  • FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control
  • CDC - Covid-19 Response Page
  • CDC - Traveler's Health
  • CDC - Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
  • Serial entrepreneur Sheila Hawkins-Bucklew, an MWF Reciprocal Exchange Alumna, shares how come out on top and her work with a fellow alumna.

    Piyashat Sinpimonboon’s campaign uses local languages and approaches.

    Hana Pirovic gathers supplies for at risk communities in Bosnia & Herzegovina during the coronavirus pandemic.

    Since April, the U.S. Department of State has funded over 25 projects that address the current global health crisis.

    Exchange alumna Binta Moustapha and her mentor, Dr. Jeannice Fairrer Samani, teamed up to harness the power of technology to flatten the curve.

    Thelma Ahamba is designing face masks that are comfortable and stylish, helping to flatten the curve and stem the spread of the coronavirus in her community.

    Mohamed Ariq Mokhti has raised funds for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) clothing and mobile screening stations.

    Nazla Mariza from Indonesia was inspired by fellow Humphrey alumni in the Philippines.

    IVLP Alumni Partner with Breadline Africa to Provide for Communities in Need During the coronavirus crisis.

    Salima Hakim came up with a solution that mobilizes women empowerment program trainees.


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