Feeding Tanzania and Growing the East African Agricultural Sector

Jacqueline   M.

CEO, Tanzania Horticultural Association
Tanzania
As CEO of the Tanzania Horticultural Association, 2012 YALI Alumna Jacqueline Mkindi works to help increase farmers’ incomes, improve food security, boost nutrition, and to grow agricultural industry to create thousands of new pre- and post-harvest jobs.
Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders United States
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Alumna Mentors and Finances Other Women Business Leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Patricia   N.

Founder and Editor, International Working Lady Mag
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Alumna Patricia Nzolantima returned home after her exchange and started a micro finance program to help local entrepreneurs start medical supply stores.
Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders United States
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In Zambia, Inspired by YALI to Promote Peace and Youth

Mundia Paul   H.

Secretary General and Co-founder,Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) in Zambia
Zambia
2010 YALI alumnus Mundia Paul Hakoola currently serves as the Secretary General and a Co-founder of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) in Zambia. This initiative is inspired by the YALI program and seeks to provide leadership opportunities to young Zambians.
Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders United States
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YALI Alumna Encourages Women in Zimbabwe to be Active in Their Communities

Grace   C.

Founder and Director, Zimbabwe Young Women's Network for Peace building (ZYWNP)
Zimbabwe
Through her organization, Zimbabwe Young Women's Network for Peace Building (ZYWNP), 2011 YALI Alumna Grace Chirenje helped mobilize 500 young women through community dialogues to register to vote in 2013 elections.
Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders United States
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Inspired to Volunteer and Motivated to Change

Reham   A.

Graphic Designer
Yemen
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.
Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study United States
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Sustaining a Healthy Future for India

Dr. Vijay   C.

Professor, IIT-Delhi
India
Dr. Chariar has developed a low cost waterless toilet—a massively innovative solution to India’s massive sanitation problem.
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program United States
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