33 Results Are Tagged With "Volunteerism"

In Gandhi’s Footsteps

Biplab Ketan Paul of India, a 2004 IVLP alumnus, developed an innovative farming method for harvesting storm water to help farmers maintain a healthy supply of water in dry months and reduce the salt content in the soil.

Alumni Launch New Honduran Alumni Association

Over 65 exchange alumni from Honduras met for two days in the capital Tegucigalpa to establish Innovad H, an alumni association dedicated to development projects and volunteer programs.

Access Alumni Serve as Interpreters During Medical Mission

Through the Access alumni's interpretation services, medical volunteers were able to provide 1,600 Guatemalans with medication assistance.

Panamanian ICT Girls Can Do It!

Panamanian Fulbright alumni led an AEIF project that gave 300 Panama City girls an encouraging environment and innovative tools to gain critical thinking skills, learned the benefits of teamwork, and developed healthy self-esteem

OneBeat, YALI Alumnus "Gets Loud" About Social Justice

OneBeat and Mandela Washington Fellowship alumnus Alain Chirwisa of the DRC makes socially conscious music and art, focusing on social justice and women's issues.

Become a Host Family with the State Department

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Serve your country, become a host family! Hosting is great opportunity for you create mutual understanding and be a citizen diplomat.

Inspired to Volunteer and Motivated to Change

When Reham Al-Eryani applied to the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program she was motivated by a desire to experience American culture first-hand.

Building a Future Through Technology

Sura Mubarak is a true TechGirl—developing a robotics project to help people with hand disabilities control a computer and starting a volunteering organization. Sura knew that in order to pursue her love of robotics, a trip to the United States was in her future.

The Spirit of Volunteerism in Zambia

During his time in the United States as a participant in the International Visitor Leadership Program, Mark Chilongu of Lusaka, Zambia was struck by the way in which Americans shared their time and resources to care for the poor.

UGRAD Alum Organizes Charity Run Across Ukraine

Ugrad Alum, Andriy Maksymovych, raised over $50,000 in donations for premature infants in Ukraine

While studying in the United States, Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) alum Andriy Maksymovych met an activist who biked across the U.S. to raise money for charity. Andriy decided to adapt the idea to raise money for premature babies in his native Ukraine.

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