Case Studies

GoMakeADifference… some inspiring stories

At GoMakeADifference, we are often overwhelmed to hear how previous projects have made a difference to communities around the world. Below is a sample of detailed case studies to inspire you to making a difference and living the UWC mission.

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Case Studies

A Voice for the Voiceless

A Voice for the Voiceless

Blessing Chirimbani worked with her family to refurbish St Joseph's Home for Boys in Zimbabwe. In doing...

Bairo Pite Clinic

Bairo Pite Clinic

Anya worked at the Bairo Pite Clinic in Dili, Timor-Leste during  her gap year in 2016. She was responsible ...

Better Education Place for the Forgotten Himalayan Children

Better Education Place for the Forgotten Himalayan Children

Karam Gurung set out to reconstruct the main academic building of the Shree Mangyal Dvip Boarding (SMD)...

Cambodia Summer Project

Cambodia Summer Project

In Mie Chei, the largest rubbish tip in Phnom Penh, hundreds of children scavenge for food and other...

Fighting Infant Mortality in Burkina Faso

Fighting Infant Mortality in Burkina Faso

Olivia Tienin ran a program in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to help 70 mothers keep their children safe,...

Freetown Cheshire Home Project

Freetown Cheshire Home Project

Bassie Bondeva Turay, Haja Isatu Bah, Modupe Taylor Pearce and Maria Teresa Julianell worked together...

Hearts Over Labels

Hearts Over Labels

For Oshin Bista’s GoMakeADifference project, she spent time at a public school in Kathmandu teaching c...

Improving Yam Production in Nigeria

Improving Yam Production in Nigeria

Improving Yam Production in Nigeria was a GoMakeADifference project carried out by Chizitera Beverly...

Liter of Light

Liter of Light

Caifang Du and her team set out to build street lights in a village where they are badly needed. This...

Local Issues Forum

Local Issues Forum

Noor Bib, Mehrun Nisa and Anila Bano worked together to establish the Local Issues Forum (LIS) and the...

Lus-ycling: Teaching Children in Zambia About The Environment

Lus-ycling: Teaching Children in Zambia About The Environment

Kirsty Hawk and Sofia Corti delivered a program in Lusaka, Zambia to educate students and teachers about...

Macedonia Networking 101

Macedonia Networking 101

Case Study: Networking 101 – International Youth Networking Academy Ana Arsovka, Isidora Cvetkovska a...

Peruvian Children and Teenagers Have Something to Say

Peruvian Children and Teenagers Have Something to Say

Junior Alexis Sanchez Prado ran workshops for young people in four cities across Peru, educating children...

Project Co-operation in the Middle East

Project Co-operation in the Middle East

Organised by Elishera Rubin, Project Co-operation was a camp held in Israel that brought together young...

Seed Project Campo Grande

Seed Project Campo Grande

Jay de Araujo, Iben Moller, Juliana Reolon Pereira, Fernanda Savaris and Rosalie Valentiny visited several...

Supporting Orphans of Ebola in Makeni City, Sierra Leone

Supporting Orphans of Ebola in Makeni City, Sierra Leone

GoMakeADifference volunteers worked in collaboration with the Women’s Forum for Human Rights and Democracy t...

Youth Rise

Youth Rise

Nomfanelo and Sifiso established the Youth Rise forum in which youths from across Swaziland shared...