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Results are Tagged with "United States"

Feeding Tanzania and Growing the East African Agricultural Sector

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.

Alumna Mentors and Finances Other Women Business Leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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.

In Zambia, Inspired by YALI to Promote Peace and Youth

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.

YALI Alumna Encourages Women in Zimbabwe to be Active in Their Communities

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.

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.

Sustaining a Healthy Future for India

Dr. Chariar has developed a low cost waterless toilet—a massively innovative solution to India’s massive sanitation problem.

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.

Shaping the Future of Education in Azerbaijan

Sevinj Mammadova, an alumna of the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) and Edward S. Muskie Fellowship Program (Muskie) from Azerbaijan, is the February International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month.

Human Rights Clubs in Rwanda (Youth Leadership Program)

After returning home from her exchange program on human rights in the United States, Sharon worked with 21 other Rwandan exchange alumni students and educators to launch high school human rights clubs throughout Rwanda.

A Progressive Teacher for Uzbekistan

Feruza Masharipova shares the knowledge, skills, and experience she has gained from her exchange programs with teachers and students in Uzbekistan.

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