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
  • 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.

    Josephine Ndambuki and Chepkemoi Magdaline came up with a way to apply innovative tech solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Fulbright-Humphrey alumnus Kouame Remi Oussou has been helping prevent COVID-19 in several villages in Cote d’Ivoire.

    Kevin Leyes’s app connects donors and volunteers to hospitals and vulnerable communities.

    Marizeth Beato helped design and develop a prototype for ventilators after training received from fellow #ExchangeAlumni.

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